One of the joys of working for a nonprofit is the satisfaction of being part of an organization with goals and values that match your own. As president of GuideStar, I'm a member of a team of hard-working individuals who are effectively promoting positive change throughout the entire nonprofit sector by putting their core values into action every day.
An integral part of this value system is our conviction that GuideStar has a responsibility to make nonprofit information available in a manner that encourages broad use regardless of a user's ability to pay. Anyone can log on to our Web site and find solutions with free and reliable nonprofit information 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
This type of open availability is crucial and can have tremendous impact on both donors and the nonprofits they support. Let me share with you, as an example, a comment we received from one of our nonprofit users in Ohio: