Community Foundation of Greater Huntsville Reaches GuideStar Platinum
Highest Level of Recognition Allows Donors to Focus on Results
Huntsville, AL – The Community Foundation of Greater Huntsville has earned the Platinum GuideStar Nonprofit Profile Seal of Transparency, the highest level of recognition offered by GuideStar, the world’s largest source of nonprofit information. By sharing metrics that highlight progress the Community Foundation of Greater Huntsville 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 Stuart Obermann, CEO/President of the Community Foundation, “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, the Community Foundation of Greater Huntsville 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, the Foundation demonstrated its commitment to transparency and to giving donors and funders meaningful data and evaluation tools.
"I encourage you to visit our profile on GuideStar to see what we're all about," added Obermann. “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."
About Community Foundation of Greater Huntsville
The Community Foundation of Greater Huntsville serves as a catalyst for a making our great community even better, improving the quality of life in our community through philanthropy. www.CommunityFoundationHSV.org
About GuideStar Nonprofit Profiles
The GuideStar database contains a profile for every tax-exempt nonprofit registered with the IRS. GuideStar profiles allow nonprofits to share a wealth of up-to-date information with the more than 8 million people who visit GuideStar to learn more about nonprofit organizations each year.