How to change the name of your organization

  1. Sign in to or register.

  2. Click Update Nonprofit Profile at the top of the home page.

  3. Click on Edit

  4. Choose Contact info under Bronze.

  5. Change the name of your organization in the field titled Organization Name.

*Please note, you are unable to change the Name Registered with the IRS, GuideStar receives updates from the IRS on a monthly basis.  Once the IRS updates the name of your organization on the IRS Business Master File, we will receive that update and your organization's legal name registered with IRS will then show. 

  • Once you have updated the name of your organization, make sure to scroll to the bottom of the page. Here you can click on Save only to save your updates. Or If you have completed your updates, make sure to click on Publish so that they will appear on your organization's nonprofit profile page. Updates will appear on your nonprofit profile within 24 hours after publishing.

  • Updates made to your nonprofit profile do not automatically sync with our partner sites. Most updates appear on our partner sites within 24-72 hours.

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