STAND UP FOR ME, INC. reaches GuideStar’s highest Seal of Transparency
For Immediate Release
STAND UP FOR ME, INC. reaches GuideStar’s highest Seal of Transparency. The Platinum Seal allows donors to focus on progress and results!
STAND UP FOR ME, INC. Today 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 STAND UP FOR ME, INC. is making toward its mission, the organization is helping donors move beyond simplistic ways of nonprofit evaluation such as overhead ratios.
“In accordance with our long-held belief in being transparent about our work,” said Charles Merritt STAND UP FOR ME, INC.’s Executive Director “we are excited to convey our organization’s results in a user-friendly and highly visual manner. By updating our GuideStar Nonprofit Profile to the Platinum level, we can now easily share a wealth of up-to-date organizational metrics with our supporters as well as GuideStar’s immense online audience, which includes donors, Grantmakers, our peers, and the media.”
To reach the Platinum level, STAND UP FOR ME, INC. 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, STAND UP FOR ME, INC. has demonstrated its commitment to transparency and to giving donors and funders meaningful data to evaluate nonprofit performance.
“I encourage you to visit our profile on GuideStar to see what we’re all about,” added Mr. Merritt “We’re thrilled that our GuideStar Platinum Nonprofit Profile and its associated benefits help us better communicate our organization’s exciting initiatives at a global scale.”
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News Contact: Charles Merritt, Executive Director, Charlie@standupforme.org 407-406-1402