How to Claim and Update Your Nonprofit Report

Claim Your Organization's Report

  1. Sign in or create an account on GuideStar.
  2. Visit the Manage Nonprofit Reports page.
  3. On the Manage Nonprofit Reports page:

    • Enter your organization's Employer Identification Number (EIN). Note: Be sure to include the hyphen in the EIN (xx-xxxxxxx).
    • Click on the Request Permission button.
    • Make sure that you complete all of the required fields.
    • Click Submit Request.

    You must complete all of these steps for your permissions to be reviewed and processed.

  4. Your request will be approved within 24 to 48 business hours. Once it has been approved, you will receive notification from GuideStar.

Update Your Nonprofit's Report

  1. Once you have claimed your nonprofit's report, return to the Manage Nonprofit Reports page.
  2. When you are signed in, you should see your organization listed on the page. Click on your organization's name. You will be taken to a form to update your organization's report page.
  3. Fill in the required fields, which are indicated by blue asterisks. Fields with bronze, silver, or gold asterisks are additional requirements to receive a GuideStar Exchange Participation Logo on your report page.

    Review the complete list of data fields collected through the GuideStar Exchange

  4. Be sure to click the Save and Continue button at the bottom of each page after you have added or changed information in the form.
  5. Once you have completed all required fields on the form, click the Confirm and Submit button to visit the "Program Terms" page; click the Publish Changes button there. You will receive a notification e-mail from GuideStar. Your information will be posted on GuideStar within 48 hours after you receive the e-mail.