Quick Start Guide for nonprofits

For: Nonprofit organizations who are using G Suite for Nonprofits, G Suite Business for Nonprofits, and G Suite Enterprise for Nonprofits.

Communicate and collaborate more effectively with staff, volunteers, donors, and board members. 

Check if you're eligible for G Suite for Nonprofits through the Google for Nonprofits program.Once you activate G Suite for Nonprofits (free of charge), you'll also be able to upgrade to G Suite Business for Nonprofits or G Suite Enterprise for Nonprofits at prices discounted for nonprofits. For more information, see G Suite for Nonprofits.

Some of the following resources are only available in the following languages: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese (Brazil), and Spanish.


Access your G Suite administrator account

small business sign inThe Google Admin console is where administrators manage Google services for people in an organization.  

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Verify your domain

small business verify domainBefore using G Suite, you must verify that you own your domain. A domain is what comes after www. in a web address. Your domain is probably your organization or company name, followed by .com, such as yourbusiness.com. To send your email to your Gmail inbox, you need to change your domain's MX records.

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Activate G Suite for Nonprofits

medium size business set feature release preferencesEligible nonprofits have access to G Suite for Nonprofits, with the features of G Suite Basic, at no cost. If you are an eligible nonprofit on a G Suite trial, make sure you upgrade your account to G Suite for Nonprofits before your trial period ends.

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Migrate your data to G Suite

small business migrate dataView migration guides to help import your organization’s data, such as email, contacts, and calendars, to G Suite.

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Manage your meetings and email

small business manage meetings and emailMake the most of Gmail, Google Contacts, and Google Meet for your team and client meetings.

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Use cloud storage

small business use cloud storageShare files and folders and collaborate better with Google Drive.

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Work with online documents

small business work with online documentsDiscover a powerful suite of document, spreadsheet, and presentation apps.

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Expand your reach

small business grow your businessReady for more? Enhance your online web presence and adapt G Suite and other Google tools to your nonprofit needs.

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Train your users

small business train your usersGet training guides, tips, customer examples, and other resources to help your users work smarter and master G Suite for the workplace.

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Need more help?

Contact G Suite for Nonprofits support.

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