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  • What are the eligibility requirements for Google for Nonprofits?

    To be eligible for Google for Nonprofits, organizations must be nonprofit charitable organizations in good standing in their country and be verified as a nonprofit organization by Google for Nonprofits' validation partner Percent. View country-specific eligibility guidelines here.
  • I don’t have access to my organization’s Google for Nonprofits account, but I need access. How can I request access?

    If you don't have access to your organization's Google for Nonprofits membership account, you can request access to it by following the steps outlined here.
  • What is Percent and what is their role with Google for Nonprofits?

    Percent partners with companies like Google to connect nonprofit organizations around the world to the technology tools, resources, and knowledge they need to serve their communities.

    Percent checks legal and programmatic information related to your organization to verify your status as a legally registered and active social benefit, nonprofit, and nongovernmental organization. Learn more about Percent.

  • I am a nonprofit school, healthcare organization or government entity, am I eligible for Google for Nonprofits?

    No. At this time, your organization is not eligible for Google for Nonprofits. If you are a school, child care center, academic institution, or university, check out Google for Education.
  • I am a U.S. 501(c)(3) organization with charity status through a group exemption provided by a parent organization. Am I eligible for Google for Nonprofits?

    If your organization has charity status through a group exemption provided by a parent organization, you may still be eligible for Google for Nonprofits. You must be a separate branch covered through a group exemption and Google must be able to verify from public documents that your organization is covered by a qualified parent organization through a group exemption.

    To get started, sign in to Google for Nonprofits and enter your parent organization's EIN number. If there are other branch organizations using the same EIN for Google for Nonprofits, you'll be asked to create a new application. When you do, make sure to click Start new application. Don't request ownership of any of a branch organization you don't recognize.

    Get more information about group exemptions.
  • Is my fiscally-sponsored organization eligible for Google for Nonprofits?

    No, fiscally-sponsored organizations don't meet the eligibility guidelines for Google for Nonprofits.