This article goes over the registration process for a school or school district. Please note only school or school district employee's can register for access to a school's account. If you are with the PTA, PTO or Booster Club, please visit this article.
You will need order to register as an admin in order to manage your organization's page, verify volunteer hours, and view payment details for any check(s) you receive.
Our registration process to become the admin consists of 4 parts:
- Creating an account at https://nonprofit.yourcause.com
- Confirming your email address
- Locate and claim your organization
- Submit documentation for YourCause to approve
Part 1: Create an Account
You will https://nonprofit.yourcause.com and click on 'Sign Up'. Fill out the necessary fields and click on 'Continue'.
The next screen will ask you if you received a check from us. If you have, you can enter the details in order to bypass Part 3 of registration. This step can be skipped if needed.
On the final screen, you will click on 'Create account' in order to confirm your email and move on to Part 2.
Part 2: Confirm Your Email Address
In order to ensure your email is valid, we will send you an email to confirm your email. Once you receive the email, click on 'Confirm my email address'. If you do not receive the email within 20 minutes and have checked your spam, please contact us. This would indicate that your email provider needs to add YourCause as an approved email sender.
Part 3: Locate and Claim Your Organization
Once you verify your email address, you can log into the site using the email and password created in Part 1. Click on 'Claim my Nonprofit' to get started. Please note that if you entered check information in Part 2, you can skip ahead to Step 4: Contact Information.
Step 1: Country
Select the country your organization is located in and the option 'I represent a Public School or Public School District'.
Step 2: Organization Type
Select the first option "My organization is a stand-alone nonprofit or is a national office'.
Step 3: Search for My Organization
Search and locate your organization. You can search by NCES ID or by name. We recommend typing slowly so that our search can pick as you type. We provide a link to the NCES School Search so you can search your organization's NCES ID and narrow it down by location. If you still are unable to locate your organization, please click on 'I can't find my organization' in order to contact us.
Step 4: Contact Information
Step 5: Verify Your Identity
Upload your Role Verification and School Charter. Your School Charter can be a screenshot of your school or district's home page. Make sure the schools or district's name and address are on the document you submit.
Part 4: Submit Documentation for YourCause to Approve
Once you submit your documentation, it will be sent to YourCause to approve. Generally, we review and approve requests within 24 business hours. You'll receive an automated email once your request has been approved.