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FHFH Reaches GuideStar’s Highest Seal of Transparency

by | Apr 1, 2020 | News | 0 comments

2020 Guidestar Platinum Large

Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry (FHFH) has 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 FHFH is making toward its mission, the organization is helping donors utilize methods of nonprofit evaluation that go beyond simplistic overhead ratios.
 
“In accordance with our long-held belief in being transparent about our work,” said Josh Wilson, 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, FHFH 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 4 its mission. By taking the time to provide this information, FHFH has demonstrated its commitment to transparency and to giving donors and funders meaningful data to evaluate nonprofit performance.
 
You are encouraged to visit our profile on GuideStar. FHFH is thrilled that our GuideStar Platinum Nonprofit Profile and its associated benefits help us better communicate our organization’s exciting initiatives at a global scale.
 
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. The GuideStar database contains a profile for every tax-exempt nonprofit registered with the IRS. The profiles are populated with information directly from nonprofits, the IRS, and other partners in the nonprofit sector.