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Registry for Good - Verification

Registry for Good enables registrants to create custom lists of products they need while providing gift-givers the ability to browse and donate to local causes.

For more information: walmart.com/registry/registryforgood/welcome Opens in new window


CyberGrants Verification Process

Nonprofits (NPs) must verify they are authentic and submit an application to Cybergrants.

CyberGrants Basics

  • Cybergrants will communicate verification status with NP's point person via email
  • Expectation is 5-10 business days 
  • At this time, only eligible 501(c)(3)s can create a Registry for Good
  • Walmart works with CyberGrants FrontDoor to verify nonprofits in order to build trust and inspire confidence among our customers that nonprofits who use Registry for Good are authentic
  • Registry will be made searchable once the verification process is complete
  • You must be an official representative of an eligible organization in order to complete verification
  • Nonprofits must us an email address that is associated with their organization. For verification purposes, the Walmart.com and CyberGrants Front Door email addresses must match

Section 501(c)(3) is the portion of the US Internal Revenue Code that allows for federal tax exemption of nonprofit organizations, specifically those that are considered public charities, private foundations, or private operating foundations. It is regulated and administered by the US Department of Treasury through the Internal Revenue Service. There are other 501(c) organizations, indicated by categories 501(c)(1) – 501(c)(29). This discussion will focus on 501(c)(3). – Foundation Group

Read more about Section 501(c)(3) here Opens in new window.

Application and Verification Information

On average, it takes FrontDoor, by CyberGrants 2-5 business days to process verification applications. You should have received a status update from CyberGrants via email. If you still have questions about your CyberGrants approval status, please contact CyberGrants at cybergrants.com/frontdoor/help.

Application Process Through FrontDoor, by CyberGrants

Users applying for consideration can expect the following from the application process. Representatives must:

  • Search for your organization using its name or tax ID number
  • Prove your organization’s status by uploading a recent IRS 501(c)(3) determination letter and your proof of ownership with a copy of a canceled check or bank letter
  • Enter an email address associated with your organization
    Note: For verification purposes, your Walmart.com and CyberGrants email addresses must match
  • Provide additional information if needed

Following the submission of their application, users can expect to:

  • Receive verification results 2-5 business days after submitting your information, (but it may take longer if CyberGrants requires additional information from your organization)
  • Wait for the final verification results email that arrive within 2 business days of receiving verification results. This will indicate that the registry is public. You will be its primary administrator by default

Check Verification Status

You can check your nonprofit’s verification status by logging into your CyberGrants FrontDoor account at https://www.cybergrants.com/frontdoor/walmart/ Opens in new window

Verification Application Denial

All denied applications should include a reason for denial in the email that is automatically sent once a final determination has been made. If you have a question about a particular determination, please reply to that email and CyberGrants will be happy to review your case.

'Verification' Definition 

CyberGrants works with the Internal Revenue Service and other global databases to guarantee that nonprofits meet the charitable standards of our corporate customers. FrontDoor allows CyberGrants to verify the individuals who claim to represent these nonprofits to ensure that they are the right people to make decisions on the organization's behalf.

Existing FrontDoor Account with CyberGrants

While nonprofit organizations may already have CyberGrants accounts with particular companies, FrontDoor requires additional verification to allow an account to span across customers and therefore a new account with Walmart. You can still keep your original corporate accounts if you prefer.

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