API for Charity Data


CharityAPI.org is the API the IRS should have built: a simple charity JSON API

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Examples

Lookup a nonprofit by it's EIN (Employer Identification Number / Tax ID Number)

https://www.charityapi.org/api/organizations/:ein
          
{
    "data": {
       "zip": "20006-1631",
       "tax_period": 201712,
       "subsection": 3,
       "street": "1629 K ST NW STE 300",
       "status": 1,
       "state": "DC",
       "sort_name": null,
       "ruling": 201602,
       "revenue_amt": 81553,
       "pf_filing_req_cd": 0,
       "organization": 1,
       "ntee_cd": "K30",
       "name": "MEANS DATABASE INC",
       "income_cd": 3,
       "income_amt": 81553,
       "ico": "% MARIA ROSE BELDING",
       "group": 0,
       "foundation": 15,
       "filing_req_cd": 1,
       "ein": "474262060",
       "deductibility": 1,
       "classification": 1000,
       "city": "WASHINGTON",
       "asset_cd": 3,
       "asset_amt": 31245,
       "affiliation": 3,
       "activity": 0,
       "acct_pd": 12
     }
}
          
        

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