Support Connection Earns GuideStar’s Highest Seal of Transparency

Platinum Seal allows donors to focus on progress and results

Support Connection is proud to announce that they have earned the 2020 Platinum Seal of Transparency, the highest level of recognition offered by GuideStar, a service of Candid. By sharing metrics that highlight progress Support Connection is making toward its mission, the organization is helping donors move beyond simplistic ways of nonprofit evaluation such as overhead ratios.

By updating their GuideStar Nonprofit Profile to the Platinum level, Support Connection can now easily share a wealth of up-to-date organizational metrics with their supporters as well as GuideStar’s immense online audience, which includes donors, grantmakers, our peers, and the media. Through their profile, they also provide new and current information to 200+ charitable websites and applications that use GuideStar data, such as AmazonSmile, Facebook, and Network for Good.

To reach the Platinum level, Support Connection added extensive information to its Nonprofit Profile on GuideStar: basic contact and organizational information; in-depth financial information; qualitative information about goals, strategies, and capabilities; and quantitative information about results and progress toward its mission.

By taking the time to provide this information, Support Connection has demonstrated its commitment to transparency and to giving donors and funders meaningful data to evaluate nonprofit performance.

View Support Connection’s GuideStar profile.

About GuideStar: In February 2019, GuideStar joined forces with Foundation Center to form Candid, a new 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Today, GuideStar is a service of Candid. Every year, millions of nonprofits spend trillions of dollars around the world. Candid finds out where that money comes from, where it goes, and why it matters. Through research, collaboration, and training, Candid connects people who want to change the world to the resources they need to do it. Candid’s data tools on nonprofits, foundations, and grants are the most comprehensive in the world. Learn more at candid.org.

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