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Free nonprofit information available

api-sandbox (2)In March I posted about the new way you could search comprehensive charity information and even integrate a due diligence tool into your website or product, thanks to our new suite of APIs.

DeveloperI’m happy to report that today we’ve taken it to the next level – we’ve given you access to our industry-leading database for free.

Check out our new, free QuickStart APIs:

QuickStart Search API
Search our most common sets of information, including the names, mission statements, and location of nonprofits across the country. Unlimited subscription allowing up to 250 hits per month.

QuickStart Detail API
Get rich information supplied directly from nonprofits combined with information from other sources for millions of organizations. Unlimited subscription allowing up to 250 hits per month.

Most importantly: if you need fast delivery and seamless integration of GuideStar information, you have the ability to do that, and now can even try it for free.

And don’t just take my word for it! I asked two of my clients to tell me what they thought about our APIs and here’s what they said:

iDonor"We wanted to provide broad access to our users so they could select any cause of their choice. We sought out the GuideStar Search API because it's the most trusted and recognized API provider in the marketplace, and we knew it could integrate seamlessly with our iDonor Widget interface backend database. As a result of working with the API, 90% of our flow is improved." — John Rochard of iDonor, the cross-mobile interface donation payment gateway

Okanjo"The GuideStar Search and Exchange APIs are crucial parts of our nonprofit offerings. They deliver fast, comprehensive information about nonprofits that integrate easily with our services, and both take a huge responsibility off our plate as well as let us focus on our core competencies: delivering engaging online giving solutions to our nonprofit customers." Brendon Thomas of Okanjo, a Milwaukee-based company that builds community around e-commerce

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What are you waiting for? Our APIs may be just the thing if you need fast access to lots of nonprofit information.

Bunkie RIghter Bunkie Righter

Bunkie Righter, Senior Director, Business Development, GuideStar USA, has 20 years of experience in both nonprofit management, fundraising and revenue generation. During the last 13 years with GuideStar, Ms. Righter has worked in a variety of roles and for the last seven years in her current role, where she focuses on developing partner relationships and delivering comprehensive data solutions from the GuideStar database for partners and clients.

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