deprecated

01.17.2023 - GuideStar Gen 1 APIs are decommissioned on February 1st, 2023

For active users of GuideStar generation 1.0 APIs, hosted at https://data.guidestar.org/

improved

12.09.2022 - Essentials API v3 released

The best nonprofit search engine​ just got better.

added

09.30.2022 Nonprofit Eligibility API released

Verify a nonprofit’s eligibility to receive donations through mobile payment platforms.

improved

07.19.2022 - Real-time updates with event driven architecture

Candid's APIs are now powered by an event driven architecture that provides real-time data processing on any data changes from our sources. Users can expect data updates from users of Candid’s profile to be reflected in our APIs in seconds. All IRS data sources will be loaded and processed in under 24 hours. Please see the below table for more information about our expected data processing times and a demonstration of the new capabilities.

added

02.09.2022 - Schools API contains 2019-2020 school year data

The Schools API data set has been updated to reflect the school year of 2019-2020.

deprecated

01.03.2022 - GuideStar generation 1.0 APIs are decommissioned

For active users of GuideStar generation 1.0 APIs, hosted at https://data.guidestar.org/

fixed

11.18.2021 - Patch fix for Premier v3

It was reported that the NTEE type in Premier v3 API changed from an 'array' value to 'null' value, unexpectedly. This change was patched and the expected response to NTEE type is below:

improved

11.15.2021 - Candid’s New API Portal

Candid launched a new API developer portal that features API tools and solutions to help nonprofits build powerful social sector solutions. On the portal, developers will find information about Candid’s data, what they can build, and best practices on how to make the most of the data provided through the APIs.

added

11.15.2021 - Organizational demographics and seal claimed dates now available in Premier API v3

We have recently added two new fields to track last updated dates for profile seal holders:

added

08.24.2021 - News API - New product release

Access the only API on the market delivering real-time, actionable news on nonprofits, philanthropy, and the social sector that is curated by Candid from over 65,000 sources.