GRID Issuing Organizations

The GRID Issuing Organization Database can be found here.

Version 3.23: GRID Issuing Organizations – xlsx (17 kB)

GRID Issuing Organizations Data File – xml(41 kB)
GRID Issuing Organizations XML Schema – xsd (2 kB)

*The XML data file provides "Active" IONs only.

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[Last Modified: 05 AUG 2020]


ST-015 Standard Global Registration Identifier for Donors: ION Database and GRID Rules v3.2.0 – PDF

The purpose of this document is to provide:

  • specifications for the structure of the Global Registration Identifier for Donors (GRID) and the Issuing Organization Number (ION);
  • information on how to obtain and update an ION; and,
  • rules on the use of the GRID.

Note: A tool for calculating the checksum based on the Issuing Organization Number (ION) and Registration Donor Identifier (RDI) entries can be found in the Lookup Tools section of the website. Click here to access the GRID Checksum Calculator.