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We have a Google AdWords grant, so I went in to create our first ad. After completing it, I thought it posted but when I look on my AdWords Express dashboard it says "Your Account Isn't Active - To Activate your account and start running ads, enter your billing information". Since we have the grant, I thought I was not supposed to enter my billing information. If anyone has any idea how to handle this that would be great!



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Account Not Active - Billing Information Needed

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@Derek W

Once your AdWords account is created, you still need to enroll in Ad Grants and submit your AdWords account for review.

  • Sign in to your Google for Nonprofits account.
    Make sure to sign in using your Google for Nonprofits administrator account which is the account that you used when you first applied for Google for Nonprofits. It may be different than the account you used to create your Google Ad Grants account which you’re enrolling.
  • Click the ‘Sign up now’ button.
  • Click the ‘Enroll’ button beneath Google Ad Grants.
  • Confirm that your AdWords account is configured correctlyIf you followed the Ad Grants Account Creation Guide it should be but here is your chance to double check before submitting.
  • Enter the customer ID of the AdWords account you created in the form field and complete the form.
  • Click ‘Enroll’.