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Illuminating Nonprofit Fraud

Yesterday, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and state charity officials announced more than 100 legal actions against charities that fraudulently claimed to be using donations to help veterans. The charges ranged from filing misleading information with regulators to diverting donations to organization leaders and paid fundraisers. A few nonprofits received warning letters. Others were fined heavily and ordered to dissolve.


50,000 GuideStar Seals of Transparency—and Counting

Today I’m celebrating! I am celebrating our 50,000 (and growing) strong community of nonprofits and foundations at GuideStar. These organizations have added information to their GuideStar Nonprofit Profiles and have earned a Bronze, Silver, Gold or Platinum GuideStar Seal of Transparency.


GuideStar Nonprofit Profiles—Now Featuring 2018 Seals of Transparency!

We’ve made it even easier to find current information on nonprofit organizations. Just look for a 2018 Seal of Transparency on GuideStar.

Our GuideStar Nonprofit Profiles now feature 2018 Seals—signaling that nonprofits have provided current contact information, fresh financials, recent results, and more. Find a 2018 Seal in the left-hand side of a Nonprofit Profile and you can rest easy knowing that you are viewing up-to-date information.


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