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Apple has strict guidelines dictating no charitable donations and the app has to be free if there are...

  1. Charities and contributions

    • 21.1 Apps that include the ability to make donations to recognized charitable organizations must be free.

    • 21.2 The collection of donations must be done via a web site in Safari or an SMS.

I want to monetize the app and donate a portion to charity so free isn't an option.

What if I had something in the app where it said 40% of proceeds went to charity, that way apple would get 30% from the in-app purchase, I would keep roughly 30% and the charity would get 40%.

I am hoping that this would work because I am the one donating a portion of the proceeds and it is not an outright donation.

Also, would I be allowed to advertise "40% of proceeds go to charity" in the app?

Can not find any documentation on this, would really appreciate the help!

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    Well you could donate some of the money you make selling the app to charity... – wateroverflow9102 Aug 2 '17 at 14:45
  • @Keyboard_Gamer he is asking whether or not Apple will allow his app to make this “proceeds go to charity” claim. – Trent Aug 3 '17 at 23:31

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