Tool Profile – GuideStar for Grant Applications

For complete implementation details: Tool Details – GuideStar for Grant Applications


  • Saves Time/Money
  • Increases Accuracy of Data
  • Improves Completeness of Data

Organization:  GuideStar

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GuideStar for Grant Applications is licensed by the software vendor, and there are no costs to the grantmaker. Previously, grantmakers had licensed the API directly.



With GuideStar for Grant Applications, a nonprofit can automatically add information from its GuideStar Nonprofit Profile to its grant applications. This easy-to-use functionality saves nonprofits time and ensures high-quality information for funders.

Implementation Details:

Implementation requires configuration within each grants management system to map the fields available within the API to the corresponding fields in a grant application. We will be providing more vendor-specific implementation details in the future.

Related Tools:

GuideStar Exchange API

Participating Vendors:

  • Fluxx
  • MicroEdge
  • Foundant
  • SmartSimple
  • foundationConnect


There are currently about 40 grantmakers utilizing the data provided by this tool.

Page Status: Last updated 2/18/2017