Easy payroll for nonprofits and 501(c)(3) organizations

We know that your number one priority is working on your mission. That’s why OnPay gives nonprofits and charities extra time — and saves money — by paying employees, making the appropriate tax filings for 501(c)(3)s, and helping out with HR. It’s just $36 + $4 per employee or contractor each month.

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OnPay’s full-service payroll software pays employees and contractors fast, and it meets the unique needs of nonprofits and 501(c)(3) charities.

Payroll that lets you focus on your cause

We have years of experience helping nonprofits run payroll. Our software makes it fast and easy, and we back it up with an award-winning support team that will set up your account and answer all your questions.

  • Unlimited payroll runs in all 50 states
  • Accuracy guarantee for handling and filing of FUTA exemptions for 501(c)(3) organizations
  • Easy accounting and time tracking software integrations
  • Management of multiple pay rates and overtime
  • Automated tax filing and payments
  • HR tools to ease onboarding, PTO management, and more

Loved by nonprofits. Respected by experts.

“OnPay made this amateur payroll user very happy! My favorite thing is the easy-to-use interface. Their customer service comes in a close second. Small nonprofits like mine will really benefit from using OnPay.”

Jennifer Berger


San Francisco, CA

A top online payroll services for small business, according to PC Mag

Editors’ Choice

“It's an excellent choice for many small businesses—even those with advanced needs in both payroll and HR.”

Kathy Yakal, August 2020

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$36 + $4 per employee each month

Fully transparent payroll pricing, with no surprises or hidden fees.

  • One simple monthly fee for all your needs
  • Process payroll on any schedule
  • Direct customer support included
  • Free migration of employee and prior wage data
  • Automated federal and state tax filings and payments

Purpose-driven payroll

Whether you’re a public charity, a private foundation, or another form of nonprofit — we’ve got you covered. More than three decades of experience mean that we know the ins and outs of your specific organizational needs when it comes to tax withholding, filing, and payments. Plus, integrations with leading accounting and time tracking software make it simple to keep your whole back office in order.

We help nonprofits do more with less

Top-rated payroll

Make unlimited pay runs, and pay by direct deposit, debit card, or check. We can even handle Workers’ Comp.

Built-in benefits

Take care of your employees with integrated options for health, dental and vision plans, 401(k) plan, commuter benefits, and much more.

People come first

Employees can onboard and serve themselves, plus we offer support from Certified Payroll Professionals to ensure you’re taken care of, too.


Try the best payroll for nonprofit organizations

Your first month with OnPay is free. Provide a little information about your organization and we’ll get you set up.

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