Your one-hour fundraising session with GuideStar



Spend a little time with us and get expert, hands-on assistance finding funders who work on the issues you care about most, while updating your nonprofit profile to improve how those same funders and donors perceive your organization. GuideStar Advantage can save you three months of research in a one-hour meeting.





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How GuideStar Advantage Works



Step 1

You've Got Mail

Schedule your one-hour fundraising session with a GuideStar expert


Step 2

Boost Visibility

Earn a Silver Seal of Transparency, and update your org’s information on AmazonSmile, Facebook, and more


Step 3


Financial analysis of your organization versus your peers, and identify key funders in your area

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Step 4

Fundraise Smarter

Your GuideStar rep provides three intelligence reports to give you better data for better decisions

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  • Discover who is funding nonprofits like yours: Find out which grantmakers are supporting organizations in your cause area—and might be interested in funding you.
  • Share your story with millions: Get your information in front of the millions of donors and stakeholders who use GuideStar data to inform their giving and involvement with nonprofits.
  • Sync up with donor giving platforms: Get your organization’s data on AmazonSmile, Facebook, Network for Good, and many other platforms.
  • See how you stack up: Check out how your financials compare to those of your peers. 

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"GuideStar Advantage provides the kinds of tools that are needed for an organization to get a sense of itself in the broader nonprofit marketplace, how we look to others (funders and nonprofits) as well as how we compare to our peers.”



Vanessa Ford

Director of Development

Academy of Scholastic Achievement

What is included with GuideStar Advantage?

GuideStar advantage combines one-on-one profile coaching with GuideStar tools worth $1,000 when purchased separately:


  • One hour with a GuideStar Nonprofit Profile coach to get your organization up to the Silver Seal of transparency
  • In-depth GuideStar Pro Report about your organization
  • Verification of your current legitimacy to fundraise
  • Financial analysis of your organization versus your peers
  • Fund-mapping report for new grant sources
  • Add-ons: Collect contributions through GuideStar, get a widget to display your GuideStar Seal of Transparency on your website, and receive regular updates on nonprofit fundraising trends




Understand the Grants Landscape in your Community

Foundation Center’s MAPS will provide you with essential intelligence to inform your Development and grant seeking efforts. Using this innovative tool through GuideStar Advantage, you will get a report that identifies key funders in your area who are funding projects and organizations like yours, including:


  • Philanthropy Name
  • Past Award Amounts
  • Other Similar NPO’s receiving grants
  • Connected Network of Giving and Practice



Still have questions about GuideStar Advantage?

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