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GlobalGiving REST API Overview

The GlobalGiving API allows you to integrate grassroots project information, organization data, and donation options in your app or website by giving you direct access to the information in our database. Using our API, you can do things such as:

  • Get the current list of projects on GlobalGiving. (See the code)
  • View information about specific projects listed on GlobalGiving. (See the code)
  • Send gift cards. (See the code)
  • Enable a donation to a specific project. (See the code)
  • Get up-to-date project progress reports from the field. (See the code)

Example Applications

Our partners have used our API to build lots of great projects. See below for a few of our favorites.

Other Data Sources

In addition to our REST API, GlobalGiving has provides an additional data feed that is updated on a daily basis.

  • IATI XML Data

    At GlobalGiving, we value the importance of transparency. Now you can explore our projects and partner organizations in IATI standard format! IATI aims to make information about aid spending easier to access, use and understand. Read more about this initiative at

    We provide the following data in IATI format (updated daily):