GitHub has announced that it will no longer allow Sponsors to receive payments through PayPal. GitHub declared in a statement that it would stop supporting PayPal as a payment processor as of February 23, 2023.
As a result, PayPal will no longer be used to sponsor people or organizations. Why GitHub decided to stop supporting PayPal is still unknown. In order to allow any company or person who benefits from open source to financially support the developers creating the solutions they rely on; Sponsors was introduced in 2019.
Projects that have received financial support are better and more secure. To make open-source development a viable career path, developers can be paid for their work.