Advice and answers from the GuideStar Team
How to Get Your Nonprofit Listed on GuideStar
501(c) and organizations under a Group Exemption
How to Update Your Nonprofit Profile
Request permission to update your organization's nonprofit profile and start earning Seals of Transparency.
How to Earn a Bronze Seal of Transparency
Provide basic information about your organization so you can be found.
How to Earn a Silver Seal of Transparency
Be transparent about your finances so you can build trust.
How to Earn a Gold Seal of Transparency
Share your goals and strategies so you can tell others about your work.
How to Earn a Platinum Seal of Transparency
Share your quantitative measures of progress and results to show the difference you make.
How to access products, update account settings, and register an email address with GuideStar.
How to Use GuideStar Search
Helpful articles on how to use GuideStar Search.
How to Use GuideStar Pro
Identify and learn about nonprofits using GuideStar Pro.
How to Use GuideStar Charity Check
Verify a nonprofit's eligibility to receive grants or tax-deductible contributions.
How to Use GuideStar Products
Check out these helpful guides to learn how to use GuideStar products.