The bank for the best high school hackathons in the world.

The team behind Los Altos Hacks is one of dozens of teams using Hack Club Bank to run world-class hackathons.

Sunnyvale, CA

A powerful toolkit for organizing your event.

Everything you need to start receiving money in days.
Ongoing support so you can focus on your event, not the IRS.

Bank account

Backed by Silicon Valley Bank with a custom, beautiful dashboard.

  • 501(c)(3) nonprofit status

    Become part of Hack Club's legal entity, getting the benefits of our tax status.

  • Tax filings (990, end-of-year)

    We handle every filing with the IRS, so you can focus on your event, not hiring CPAs.

  • Debit cards

    Issue physical debit cards to all your teammates—no reimbursements.

    Balance + history

    Check real-time account balance + transaction history online anytime.

    Built-in invoicing

    Accept sponsor payments with low negotiated rates from Stripe.

    Pre-written forms

    Download liability + photo forms custom written by expert lawyers.

    Manage your finances

    Add notes to transactions, export data, issue reimbursements.

    G Suite

    Get free G Suite + email addresses (like joy@hackpenn.com) for everyone.

    Support anytime

    Questions? We’ll never leave you in the dark. Best-effort 12hr response time.

    The best events across the country run on Bank.

    Everywhere from Philadelphia to Phoenix to Portland, Hack Club Bank is powering hackathons of all sizes.

    Everything you’ll need.

    1. Physical debit cards
    2. G Suite with domain email addresses
    3. Automated tax filings
    4. Legal entity with 501(c)(3) status
    5. Bank account backed by Silicon Valley Bank
    6. Instant invoice sending
    7. Collect donations via card, check, or ACH
    8. Real-time dashboard of finances
    9. Share access with your whole team
    10. Pre-written legal forms for event attendees
    11. Record shared notes on transactions
    12. Transaction data export
    13. Dedicated point of contact
    14. 12-hour response support
    15. Negotiated nonprofit rates with Stripe
    16. Reimbursement process

    You pay just

    7

    of revenue.

    No upfront costs.

    Hack Club Bank is a fiscal sponsor for your event.
    Industry standard varies between 7-14% of revenue.

    How long does it take?

    With Hack Club Bank, your account can be set up within days. We help with all the paperwork.

    Day 1

    Submit sign-up form

    Day 3

    Interview call with

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    Day 4

    Sign the contract & get online access

    Day 10

    Receive debit cards

    Bank doesn’t stop at closing ceremony.

    Setting up a bank account is just the start. Hack Club Bank helps you handle ongoing obligations while you’re organizing.

    1. We handle ongoing tax filings including end-of-year taxes
    2. Our accountants regularly reconcile your books
    3. You always have access to historical financial data

    Apply for Hack Club Bank.

    Open to all Hack Clubs and student-led, US-based high school & collegiate hackathons.

    Your event

    Right now

    Apply

    In 2 days

    Interview call

    Same day

    Sign the contract

    1 week later

    Receive debit cards

    0

    total amount transacted

    Hack Club does not directly provide banking services. Banking services provided by Silicon Valley Bank, an FDIC-certified institution.