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Nonprofits: What GuideStar Users Want to Know about You


Since June 2000, GuideStar has conducted several user surveys. Part of the response we've received from survey participants is feedback concerning the information they'd like to find on a nonprofit's GuideStar Report.

Protecting Yourself and Your Organization from E-Mail Scams


The e-mail carries an intriguing subject line: "NOTIFICATION OF CLAIM." Your charity, the text explains, has been bequeathed money by an individual associated with Nigeria. Please contact the sender immediately and provide documentation verifying your identity and certifying that you will use the funds as your benefactor intended.