The Tax Status Lookup tool is not working, I know these EIN belong to 501c(3) charities, what's going on?
It is a common occurrence for an organization's charitable tax status to lapse with the IRS because of delays in processing or even clerical errors. Many times, the lack of results by the tool in GIFTS is accurate and their lack of 501c(3) status can be verified by check the EIN number at this website: https://www.irs.gov/charities-non-profits/exempt-organizations-select-check
We utilize this tool to assist us with verifying the data. If you check and see that this is the case, please reach out to the grantee organization and notify them of the situation as soon as possible so that they can take steps to remedy it.