Is a lack of information about current or prospective grantees causing roadblocks that make your work more challenging?
GuideStar is proud to provide funders with the information they need on 2.7 million nonprofits in the United States. We are committed to collecting and delivering the highest quality of nonprofit data so you can make the best decisions about the organizations you choose to support.
Hundreds of foundations utilize GuideStar.
GuideStar Pro offers you the ability to verify an organization’s eligibility to accept tax-deductible contributions with GuideStar Charity Check, now built in.Learn more about GuideStar Pro →
GuideStar Pro provides advanced search and analysis tools so you can understand an organization’s financial health over time and compare one organization to another.Learn more about GuideStar Pro →
You can help your grantees with their capacity building efforts and maximize their GuideStar Nonprofit Profiles through an interactive profile training workshop. GuideStar staff will provide hands-on training on how to claim and update a GuideStar Nonprofit Profile to an identified set of your grantees.Learn more about the workshop →
Better diversity information will help us better understand the constituencies we serve, allow us to better evaluate the impact of our work, and monitor trends to guide future strategies. Your foundation can support GuideStar’s commitment to building data infrastructure for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the nonprofit sector in a multitude of ways.Learn more about GuideStar’s DEI efforts →
GuideStar for Grant Applications (G4G) makes grantmaking more efficient, saving your grantees time and making sure you have accurate information at your fingertips. With this functionality, a nonprofit’s information is pulled from its GuideStar Nonprofit Profile directly into your grant application. This easy-to-use functionality saves nonprofits time and ensures high-quality information for funders.Learn more about G4G →
There are a variety of Grants Management Vendors to choose from, but not all of them incorporate GuideStar data into their platform. We are proud to integrate with: Blackbaud Grantmaking, Foundant Grant Lifecycle Manager, MicroEdge FIMS, SurveyMonkey Apply, and more.View the full integration list →
Seamlessly incorporate the power of GuideStar’s database into your website and applications. Save time and keep your users on your site and in your apps with GuideStar application programming interfaces (APIs). Our Nonprofit APIs let you:
GuideStar Local Nonprofit Directory: Become the go-to resource for charitable giving in your area by integrating our comprehensive nonprofit directory into your website. With our Local Directory you can give your constituents:
GuideStar experts along with other authorities in the field publish free white papers to share insights about issues affecting foundations, nonprofits, donors, and the sector as a whole.Check out GuideStar's white papers →
GuideStar staff and industry experts contribute articles daily to the GuideStar Blog ranging from the latest sector news, best practices, updates about GuideStar products, and tools for foundations and nonprofits. Popular topics include:
GuideStar conducts in-depth case studies with key foundation stakeholders to gain insight into now GuideStar aids in their efforts. Recent case studies include the Knight Foundation and The California Endowment.