Activate the YouTube Nonprofit Program

If your organization has a Google for Nonprofits account, you are eligible for the YouTube Nonprofit Program. See the countries where YouTube Nonprofit Program is available.

What you'll need

Activate the YouTube Nonprofit Program

  1. Go to Google for Nonprofits and sign in with your organization’s administrative account.
  2. Under "YouTube Nonprofit Program," click Activate.
  3. Follow the steps.

Google will review your request in 3 business days. Once the YouTube Nonprofit Program is activated, you can start using all the benefits available to nonprofits and channel features for YouTube creators.

Fix YouTube activation problems

You submitted the wrong YouTube ID

You need to provide your YouTube channel ID in order to activate the YouTube Nonprofit program. You can find your channel ID by following the instructions here.

You don't have a YouTube channel

Your organization needs to have an existing YouTube channel in order to activate the YouTube Nonprofit program. If your organization doesn't have a YouTube channel, you can create one. Once you have a YouTube channel, find your channel ID and use it to activate the YouTube Nonprofit Program.

 

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