Less than 1 percent of the nation’s 1.8 million IRS-recognized nonprofit organizations are GuideStar Gold participants, according to Goldstar.
The GuideStar Exchange Gold Participation Level demonstrates a nonprofit’s commitment to transparency and accountability. The designation means that the EMWQ Retiree's, Widow's and Children’s Assistance Fund, through its membership in the GuideStar Exchange, has completed GuideStar’s thorough and exhaustive process of information sharing – including financial data and impact reporting – and subsequently agreed to make this information available through GuideStar’s easy-to-navigate user interface.
About the GuideStar Exchange
The GuideStar Exchange is an initiative designed to connect nonprofits with current and potential supporters. With millions of people coming to GuideStar to learn more about nonprofit organizations, the GuideStar Exchange allows nonprofits to share a wealth of up-to-date information with GuideStar’s many audiences. Becoming a GuideStar Exchange participant is free of charge. To join, organizations need to update their report pages, completing all required fields for participation. The GuideStar Exchange level logos, acknowledged as symbols of transparency in the nonprofit sector, are displayed on all Exchange participants’ nonprofit reports.