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Produced by Candid

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In this short self-paced course, you’ll learn what demographic data is available via Candid and how you can access this data via four different tools: 

  • Candid profiles on GuideStar 
  • The Demographics via Candid dashboard 
  • A downloadable file upon request 
  • Candid’s free demographic’s API 

This course is designed for you to complete in ten minutes or less. Register for free today. 

Additional information

How to Start Your Self-Paced Learning Course 

Within one business day of your registration, you will receive an email with the subject line “Welcome! Learning Awaits”. This email will have instructions on how to create your account in Bridge, Candid’s online learning platform, as well as a link to access your course. 

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You will have access to the course for 90 days after enrollment. 


  • Learn what demographic data is available via Candid
  • Preview how you can search in GuideStar to find nonprofit profiles that contain demographic data about the nonprofits’ leader, board, and/or staff
  • Get a feel for the reports you can run using the Demographics via Candid Dashboard
  • Learn what sort of data you can request in a downloadable file
  • Find out how you can use Candid’s free demographics API to integrate data directly into a grants management system

Intended audience

  • All levels of experience
  • CEOs, executive directors, upper management
  • Grantmaker/funder

Published Monday, September 18, 2023