GuideStar Blog

Six Ways to Share Your Seal of Transparency

You did it! You updated your Nonprofit Profile on GuideStar and earned a 2019 Seal of Transparency. Now what?


What Will Donors Find Out about Your Nonprofit This Giving Season?

Giving Tuesday and the end-of-year giving season are fast approaching. Although traditional methods of giving still predominate, the number of people who give online is steadily increasing. How can you ensure that these tech-savvy donors get the right information about your organization, especially if they give through third parties such as Facebook, GuideStar, JustGive, Network for Good, community foundations, and the major donor-advised funds? 


GuideStar Platinum: Measuring Nonprofit Performance at Scale

Social change is hard. And sometimes it can feel that measuring social change is even harder.


A Funder’s Perspective: The Journey to Grantmaking

 

I thought it would be helpful to let you peek into our foundation office and watch part of the grantmaking process. This is what happens when we receive the grant request your organization spent so much time putting together.


Updating Your Organization's GuideStar Report Is More Important Than Ever

 

More and more potential donors are visiting nonprofits' GuideStar Report than ever before. Keeping your organization's pages current is one of your best opportunities to speak directly to donors. When they look at your GuideStar Report they expect to find the latest news and information about your organization so that they can make an informed giving decision.