Here’s the response from Google (tho as Seb mentions this is applicable to non-profits, which I’m not sure Ardour is):
Thank you for your response and for suggesting Google Checkout to Ardour.
We do offer a non-profit checkout flow, and we’re even offering free
transaction processing for non-profits through 2008!
If you’d like, you could ask your contact at Ardour to contact our team
directly by writing to email@example.com, and we’ll be happy to
assist with any questions they may have about Google Checkout for
If you prefer, you could also pass along the following non-profit
offerings from Google:
Google Checkout for Non-Profits
With Google Checkout, an organization can convert more of visitors into
donors with Google Checkout for Non-Profits – a fast, convenient donation
process that helps you attract more donors and increase online giving to
With Google Checkout you can:
* Increase donations to your organization.
* Enhance data security for your organization and donors.
* Process donations for free until at least 2009!
Additionally, we recently announced Google Checkout badges for non-profit
AdWords ads. If you use Google Checkout to collect donations, your
organization’s AdWords ads will display a Google Checkout badge.
Google Checkout badges are icons that appear on your AdWords ads to
distinguish you as a Google Checkout non-profit.
With Google Checkout badges, you can attract new donors in addition to
existing Google Checkout users, who know they can make fast, convenient
donations using only their Checkout login email and password.
Sign up and start collecting donations in minutes! For more details,
please visit http://www.google.com/checkout/npo .
The YouTube Nonprofit Program
Does your organization have a compelling story to tell? Do you want to
connect with your supporters, volunteers, and donors but don’t have the
funds to launch expensive outreach campaigns?
YouTube can help. Video is a powerful way to show your organization’s
impact and needs, and with a designated “Nonprofit” channel on YouTube,
you can deliver your message to the world’s largest online video
The YouTube Nonprofit Program provides, at no cost to you:
* Premium branding capabilities and increased video uploading
* Rotation of your videos in the “Promoted Videos” areas throughout
* The option to drive fundraising through a Google Checkout “Donate”
To sign up for the program or discover more details, please visit
We encourage you to visit the above websites for more information on these
brand new non-profit programs. As always, let us know if you have any
questions about your Google Grants account at
For general program or account questions, please review our Help Center at
The Google Checkout Team