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Information for non-profits

If you are a nonprofit or a school looking for high quality, customizable search experiences for your site, organization, or school, we are excited to announce that Custom Search Engine is now integrating with Google For Nonprofits, https://www.google.com/nonprofits/, and with Google For Education, https://edu.google.com/products/productivity-tools/, to offer Custom Search Engine on your website for free without advertising.


Please note that this applies only to the client side Custom Search Element. Using the JSON API will still cost $5 per 1000 queries.

To register as a nonprofit:

  • If you do not have a Custom Search Engine, first Create your Custom Search Engine.
  • If your organization is already are registered with Google for Nonprofits, have your organization add the email address that is the owner / creator of the CSE to their organization. Non-owner / creator CSE administrators are not currently supported.
  • Otherwise, visit https://www.google.com/nonprofits/ and click the start now button at the top of the page using the same email address to register for Google for Nonprofit as was used to create your Custom Search Engine.
  • Within a couple business days, you should receive an email indicating that your Custom Search Engine has been upgraded to Nonprofit edition.
  • You can now disable ads as described below.
     

To register as a school:

  • If you do not have a Custom Search Engine, first Create your Custom Search Engine.
  • If your organization is already are registered with Google for Education, have your organization add the email address that is the owner of the CSE as an administrator of the domain. Non-owner / creator CSE administrators are not currently supported.
  • Otherwise, visit https://eduproducts.withgoogle.com/products/g-suite/g-suite-for-education, click add to cart and complete the flow using the same Google Account used to create your Custom Search Engine.
  • Within a couple business days, you should receive an email indicating that your Custom Search Engine has been upgraded to Nonprofit.
  • You can now disable ads as described below.
     

To disable ads on a qualifying non-profit search engine:

  1. From the Control Panel, select the search engine you want to change.
  2. Click Setup then Make Money
  3. Toggle the Show Ads option to off.