Google partners with Network for Good Inc. (NFG), a U.S. nonprofit donor advised fund, to collect and distribute the donations to nonprofits.
You do not need to be signed up with NFG to receive donations. NFG will disburse donations to the address listed on your Guidestar profile, provided your organization has not opted out or receiving online donations on your Guidestar profile.
NFG will disburse donations to the address listed on your Guidestar profile (More information below)
You don’t have to be a member of Network for Good to receive donations - learn more.
If you don’t have an account with Network for Good, but have opted in to receive payments, they'll send a check to your organization’s address on Guidestar.
As long as your nonprofit is listed in Guidestar's database and has not opted out of receiving online donations on your Guidestar profile, it can be eligible to receive donations.
You can also sign up for a DonateNow Lite account on Network for Good's website, giving your nonprofit greater control over managing payments, your donation history, and more.
You can control your disbursement preferences in your Network for Good DonateNow Lite account.
Please ensure that you have opted in to receiving donations via Guidestar.
It may take up to two months for a donation to reach your nonprofit. All donations over $10 made in a given month are expected to be disbursed by Network for Good on the 15th of the following month.
If you're a member of Network for Good, you can check the disbursement information from your Network for Good DonateNow Lite account.
If your organization does not receive a minimum donation amount of $10 during the disbursement period, donations will be rolled over to the next disbursement period until your organization has accumulated a minimum of $10.
Network for Good will send a check to your organization’s address found in Guidestar's database. Learn how to update this address.
Create or sign in to your Network for Good DonateNow Lite account to change your payment method.
Tip: You can also sign up to receive electronic payment to avoid any mailing delays.
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