March, 20 2017 – LANTANA, TX – Holeigh J. Skyler Foundation achieved the GuideStar GOLD status. GuideStar is the world’s largest source of information about nonprofit organizations and a leader in advancing transparency in the nonprofit sector. This level demonstrates the Holeigh J. Skyler Foundation’s deep commitment to nonprofit transparency and accountability.
“We have worked hard to showcase our progress toward our mission, and our long-held belief in being transparent about our work, to our constituents,” said Jenny Wood, Co-Founder and Director of Legal Affairs. “As a GuideStar Gold participant, we use their platform to share a wealth of up-to-date information about our work to our supporters and to GuideStar’s immense online audience of nonprofits, grantmakers, individual donors, and the media.”
Less than 1 percent of the nation’s 1.8 million IRS-recognized nonprofit organizations are GuideStar Gold participants.
GuideStar Nonprofit Profiles. The GuideStar database contains a profile for every tax-exempt nonprofit registered with the IRS. GuideStar invites nonprofits to update their profiles at no cost to the organizations. Updating allows nonprofits to share a wealth of up-to-date information with the millions of people who visit GuideStar to learn more about nonprofit organizations and the more than 120 sites and applications that use GuideStar data. To earn a logo, an organization needs to complete all required fields for that participation level. The GuideStar logos, acknowledged as symbols of transparency in the nonprofit sector, are displayed on all updated participants’ profiles in the GuideStar database.