Guidestar awarded the Community Foundation with gold seal status which represents the highest rating for transparency and commitment to excellence. Of the 44,000 nonprofits who have attained either a bronze, silver or gold designation, only some 1,400 - 3% - have earned the gold level designation and we are one!
GuideStar USA, Inc. is an information service specializing in reporting on U.S. nonprofit companies. In 2010, their database contained over 5 million IRS Forms 990 on 1.9 million organizations. This 20 year old organization collects and disseminates information on every IRS registered nonprofit.