Validation Process


3 Easy Steps

CLAIM

nonprofit profile page

Step 1

Show that you are an active, working nonprofit in your community. 

Claim your profile page for FREE and become searchable on our map by name, location, and topic.  All nonprofits receive a Profile Page where they ca list their contact information, social media links, areas of focus, and locations of where they work. 

SUBSCRIBE

to premium subscription

Step 2

We make it easy for your nonprofit to maintain an online presence, with UpToDate information. A place where nonprofits can upload, store, and sharing information with a single URL link.

A premium subscription cost $99/$199 a year based on the size of nonprofit. By adding our premium subscription to your profile page, you can list financial information, impact reports, leadership, board members, obtain a donation link, and more. 

SUBMIT

validation request

Step 3

Once all information is completed on the Profile Page, a nonprofit can apply for a validation. 

Our validation assessment will be based on open transparency with all information.

Validated nonprofits will soon have the ability to endorse other nonprofits and raise funds by posting projects. Increase transparency and improve trust in the community.

Benefits

What are the benefits for nonprofits being on WikiCharities.org?  

What are the benefits for foundations and companies to require a WikiCharities validation prior to giving?


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Nonprofit Benefits

  • Improve Transparency, Improve Trust
  • Maintain Online Presence with own Webpage
  • Access Donation Links and Funding Opportunities
  • Easy Way to Upload, Store & Share Documents with own URL Link

Foundation/Company Benefits

  • We reduce the burden on collecting information for nonprofits prior to donating
  • We create credibility in your vetting process
  • We require annual validation renewals (impact reports, financial records, activity reports, etc) so you have UpToDate information on nonprofits you support

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Premium Subscription

How much does it cost? 

$99/Year

Smaller Nonprofits

Nonprofits making under $1 million a year in revenue are considered smaller nonprofits at WikiCharities. 

All U.S. based nonprofits currently have access to their own profile page by claiming your profile page.  Once your profile page is claimed, you can open up the premium subscription through "subscribe now" button. Try the 7-Day Free Trail to see all the elements of the premium subscription prior to subscribing. 

Once you have filled in all information about your nonprofit on the profile page, you can apply for our validation. 

$199/year

Larger Nonprofits

Nonprofits making over $1 million a year in revenue are considered larger nonprofits at WikiCharities. 

All U.S. based nonprofits currently have access to their own profile page by claiming your profile page.  Once your profile page is claimed, you can open up the premium subscription through "subscribe now" button. Try the 7-Day Free Trail to see all the elements of the premium subscription prior to subscribing. 

Once you have filled in all information about your nonprofit on the profile page, you can apply for our validation.

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Keys Areas of Validation

4 Sections

Contact / Topics

Make public your contact information and IRS 501c3 approval letter, identify where you work and describe the communities you serve. 

Identify keywords, topics and areas of focus that will make your nonprofit searchable on the WikiCharities map. Promote your website and social media platforms. 

Philosophy & Approach

Promote your mission & vision statements, short-term and long-term goals and elevator speech. Showcase information about volunteer programs, partnerships and collaborative efforts.

Assess your organization with the S.W.O.T. analysis and highlight your leadership team and board members.

Financial Health

Share your most recent 990 report. Provide transparency with annual salaries, revenue and income. Share annual financial statements and short-term / long-term financial goals. Showcase the different ways your funding is obtained and top funders. 

Provide links to your donation websites to promote funding.

Impact

Share your latest annual report. Don't have one? We can help you create one! Tell your story through words, imagery and video.

Show accountability by describing your successes, challenges and improvements from the past year. Illustrate outcomes though the impact made by partnering with other nonprofits, community groups and companies.  


Improve
Trust
in the
Nonprofit
Sector.

Get Validated.