Comparison Chart:
No-Fee Services vs. GuideStar Premium Search and GuideStar Pro Search

Features and Tools

Feature Without an Account
Free
With an Account
Free
GuideStar Premium Report (Formerly Pay As You Go)
$125/report
GuideStar Premium Search
$250/user/month or $1,500/user/year
GuideStar Pro Search
$2,000/user/year
Advanced nonprofit search 4 fields 7 fields 7 fields 17 fields 38 fields
Affiliation search (i.e., parent or subordinate organization, national headquarters)       x x
People search       x x (with salary range)
Knowledge base search       x x
Saved searches       x x
Saved organizations       x x
Select and compare       x x
Nonprofit list download       15 fields 55 fields
Revenue and expense download       x x
Balance sheet download       x x
Officers and board download       x x
Highest-paid employees download       x x
Date- and time-stamped, professionally designed PDF report     x x x

Report Data

Data Without an Account
Free
With an Account
Free
GuideStar Premium Report (Formerly Pay As You Go)
$125/report
GuideStar Premium Search
$250/user/month or $1,500/user/year
GuideStar Pro Search
$2,000/user/year
Automatic Revocation information x x x x x
Address, phone, Web site, and contact information   x x x x (downloadable)
Affiliation type (i.e., parent or subordinate organization, national headquarters)     x x x
IRS subsection code     x x x
NTEE code x x x x x
Revenue and expense data   Current year Up to 5 years' worth All available All available, including functional expenses
Balance sheet data   Up to 5 years' worth All available All available x
Forms 990   Up to 3 years' worth Up to 5 years' worth All available All available
Forms 990-T     Up to 3 years' worth All available All available
Financial statements     Up to 5 years' worth All available All available
Annual reports   All available All available All available All available
Application for exemption (Form 1023 or 1024), letter of determination     x x x
Mission and impact statements x x x x x
Programs and results x x x x x
Officers, directors, and key employees CEO only CEO, board chair, board members Up to 5 years' worth All available All available
Highest-paid employees and their compensation     Up to 5 years' worth All available All available
Independent contractors and their compensation         All available
Principal officer and paid preparers         All available