Receive Third-Party Donations and Add a Donate Button To Your Profile
GuideStar automatically creates a Nonprofit Profile for 501(c) organizations registered with the IRS. When new profiles are created, all organizations are automatically opted-in for third-party donations. However, if your organization has been opted-out, please follow the instructions below to opt your organization back in.
Click on the following link to see a list of our GuideStar partners - Clients and Partners.
The Donate button will appear at the of your organization's GuideStar Nonprofit Profile.
GuideStar provides data to 200+ partners, including AmazonSmile, Network for Good, Facebook and more. We send our data through recurring data sets (exports), APIs, and subscription services. Relationships are managed with partners that receive information from GuideStar by our Customer Success Manager and VP of Partnerships, they proactively connect with our largest partners on an ongoing basis. The GuideStar Community is a resource available to all GuideStar Stakeholders for networking and support needs.
Opt-Out of Third-Party Donations and Remove the Donate Button
Access The Donation Report
If your organization has a "Donate Now" button on your GuideStar Profile, you may access the “Donations Report” link by following the steps below. You must have permission to manager your organization’s GuideStar profile in order to access the donation report.
Donation Processing Through Kimbia
K Foundation will process the donations, disbursing checks within the first week of the month for donations made during the previous month.
The charities pay nothing to receive contributions through GuideStar. To offset expenses incurred in processing the donations, however, The K Foundation receives 3.99% of each transaction. Kimbia receives $0.99 per donation. GuideStar receives nothing, having waived any fees it would receive from donations made through the GuideStar website.
Donation Processing Information