GuideStar Basic Search is Free

Document created by robin.burdick Employee on Sep 15, 2016Last modified by robin.burdick Employee on Jul 21, 2017
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By completing a free registration, you have access to GuideStar Basic. GuideStar Basic is 100% free.


To find organizations and their financial information (IRS Forms 990) on GuideStar:

  1. Go to and sign in using your registered email address and password (I'm not registered with GuideStar).
  2. Watch a three minute video for tips on using GuideStar search.
  3. In the organization’s nonprofit profile, the Form 990 is located to the far right of the screen under Download Tax Forms.
  4. Click Forms 990 to view the three (3) most recent Forms 990 received from the IRS for an organization.

  5. If you would like to review additional Forms 990 other than the three most recent forms, check out GuideStar Premium / Pro.



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