Connecting to DonorSearch#
First Steps with DonorSearch#
Reach out to DonorSearch for information on how to get an account.
Reach out to DonorSearch for cost information.
Reach out to DonorSearch for rate limit information.
How to Connect DataDistillr to DonorSearch#
To set up a data source connection for DonorSearch, you will need to have:
- A unique name for your data source connection to be used in queries
- The API Key generated by your DonorSearch account
Data Source Form#
To locate the DonorSearch form, follow the steps in Connecting Your Data to DataDistillr. When you get to the window to choose the data source type, select API as shown below.
On the API screen, select DonorSearch from the list of API forms.
The following form will appear. Instructions can be found below on how to find the information required to fill each field on the DonorSearch API form.
Once you have filled out all the fields, press the green 'Save' button, and your API will be connected!
Enter any name that will help you recognize this data source from within your query window.
Acceptable Characters Include
- lowercase alphanumeric characters
You can find your unique DonorSearch API Key your DonorSearch account profile when you log in. Go to Account Settings, then navigate to API Key view/edit.
The table below shows a list of endpoints available to connect within the DataDistillr application. If you need to connect to an endpoint not listed below, please use the Custom API Form.
|Obtain information about donors|
The endpoints above will display as follows in the nav tree once your API has successfully connected.
The following query is intended to help you get started, and make life simpler querying within your API.
For the following example, suppose that my DonorSearch API data source was called
mydonorsearchapi and I want to query an endpoint. The endpoint goes after the DonorSearch data source name:
Get Donor Info#
After filling in
sampleState, and replacing
1234567890 with a valid telephone number, this sample query will return information on donors.