GuideStar

GuideStar logoExponent Philanthropy members are eligible for several discounts on GuideStar products.

GuideStar is the largest source of nonprofit information, connecting people and organizations with information on more than 1.8 million IRS-recognized nonprofits. Some 7 million people, including individual donors, nonprofit leaders, grantmakers, government officials, academic researchers, and the media, use GuideStar's data every year to make intelligent decisions about the social sector.

Charity Check

Using GuideStar Charity Check, you can now conduct pre-grant due diligence in minutes, using the only  product in the world that is 100% compliant with all IRS requirements for determining a nonprofit’s  eligibility to receive tax-deductible contributions. Save time and protect your organization or clients  from tax penalties by consulting GuideStar Charity Check before you make a grant or advise donors on  major gifts. Learn more >>

Members are eligible for 10-50% off GuideStar Charity Check.
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Pro Search

Do you need nonprofit information? GuideStar has the most comprehensive nonprofit data available. GuideStar Pro Search is a subscription that gives you access to our database of 2.4 million nonprofits (including nearly 1.7 million public charities) and offers a comprehensive advanced search and the ability to download data for your own analysis. It is the most advanced tool for extracting the nonprofit information you need, the way you need it. Learn more >>

Members are eligible for 25% off GuideStar Pro Search.
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Financial SCAN

Financial SCAN (Situation and Comparables Analysis) is the fastest, easiest, and most comprehensive way to analyze a nonprofit's finances. Financial SCAN helps you better understand or communicate a nonprofit's financial health and resource needs. It combines GuideStar's IRS Forms 990 data and Nonprofit Finance Fund expert analysis in an easy-to-use tool with shareable formats that bring insight to financial information and support mission-driven decisions. 
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Members are eligible for 25% off Financial SCAN.
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Nonprofit Compensation Report

The  GuideStar Nonprofit Compensation Report  remains the only large-scale nonprofit compensation analysis based entirely on IRS data. This authoritative report gives nonprofits the information they need to establish appropriate compensation and demonstrate to grantmakers, oversight agencies, and individual donors that the salaries and benefits they offer are justified. Learn more >>

Members are eligible for 25% off the GuideStar Nonprofit Compensation Report. Get the code >>

Questions? Contact GuideStar at products@guidestar.org or 800-421-8656 and mention you’re a member of Exponent Philanthropy.

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Charity Check

100% compliant with IRS regulations for verifying charitable status and identifying supporting organizations.

At a Glance

What: Comprehensive due-diligence tool for grantmakers

Who: Private foundations and sponsoring organizations of donor-advised funds should subscribe

Why: To avoid excise taxes on unqualified distributions