FAQs - Grants API

Q. What does the query parameter “query” search on?

  • A. The 'query' parameter searches on the following fields: Funder name, funder city, recipient name, recipient city, recipient country if not USA, recipient county if USA, subject code text, grant description, program area, grant type, title, funder mission statement, program name and program description.

Q. What does the query parameter “subject” and “population” search on?

  • A. The subject and population (PCS) searches on only the grant level subject and population codes. If there are no grant subject or population codes, it will search on recipient subject and population.

Q. How frequently do we publish new grants to the API?

  • A. We publish new grants to the API every business day (Monday to Friday).

Q. What is Candid’s Philanthropy Classification System (PCS)?

Q. What are the sources of Candid’s grants data and what data is collected?

Q. How recent is the data?

Q. How complete is the data?

Q. How are grants coded?


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