GuideStar Blog

2019 Seals of Transparency Are Here!

You may have heard that GuideStar and Foundation Center have joined forces. Now that weve become Candid, our commitment to promoting transparency is stronger than ever.


New Research Shows Nonprofit Transparency Matters

New research supports what we at GuideStar have long believed: (1) donors give more to transparent nonprofits and (2) transparent organizations tend to be stronger organizations.


5 Ways to Improve Your Charity’s Transparency

It is unfortunate to say, but many people do not trust charities to use their donations appropriately. In a world of instant news, we are often faced with corruption and scandals surrounding nonprofits. Charities are held at a higher standard and need to improve their transparency in order to maintain donor trust. 

When potential donors can easily find your organization’s information, they are usually willing to be more generous with their donations. Here are five ways to improve your charity’s financial transparency.