Connect EBIC to Google Data Studio

Your Evergiving Business Intelligence Center (EBIC) export can be connected to your favorite data visualisation tool, such as PowerBI or Tableau. There is also a free alternative: Google Data Studio.

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Connect Google Data Studio to EBIC

First, sign in Google Data Studio (GDS). A Gmail address is required. If you don't have a Gmail address already, you can create one for free here.

Go to Data Sources, and click on the '+' button to add a new source.

Add data source
Select PostgreSQL

Select PostgreSQL

EBIC is using PostgreSQL. Select PostgreSQL as source.

Add connection details

To connect Data Studio to your EBIC export schema, you will need to provide the host name, port, database name, username and password. All of this information is available in your EBIC schema in Evergiving, under 'EBIC connection details'.

EBIC connection details
Copy/paste the information in Google Data Studio

Add details to Google Data Studio

Copy/paste the information in Google Data Studio

Check the option 'Enable SSL'. Upload three files, available by emailing


Click on Authenticate. Select the table 'data', and click on 'Connect'

Copy/paste the information in Google Data Studio
All the columns correctly imported will be displayed

Get your data perfect

All the columns correctly imported will be displayed. Modify the field type (number, boolean, text, etc,) if needed.

Add a template

In Reports, select a pre-existing template or click on '+'.

Click plus
Select your data source

Select a data source

Select your data source on the right.

Add it

Click on 'Add to report'.

Select your data source
Add a chart

Add a chart

Rename your report on the top, and start creating your report by clicking on 'Add a chart'! You're now ready to create any sort of data viusalisation that you like!