Which is better GuideStar or Charity Navigator?

GuideStar is the largest source of nonprofit information and has collected results information from more than 13,000 nonprofits. Charity Navigator is the largest independent evaluator and rater of nonprofits, analyzing 9,000 organizations.

Can You Trust Charity Navigator?

Charity Navigator currently provides star ratings for more than 9,000 charitable organizations and an Encompass rating for more than 150,000, making us America’s largest charity evaluator. Even if we don’t rate a charity, you can still find basic information about it on its listing our site.

What is the purpose of GuideStar?

Our mission is to revolutionize philanthropy by providing information that advances transparency, enables users to make better decisions, and encourages charitable giving. GuideStar is a 501(c)(3) public charity.

How many people use GuideStar?

That way your financials, yearly metrics, program & leadership information, and more are current and up-to-date for the 10 million users on GuideStar and millions more via our partner networks such as AmazonSmile, Network for Good, and Facebook.

What does a GuideStar Platinum rating mean?

Platinum Seal of Transparency
The Platinum Seal of Transparency indicates that the Foundation shares clear and important information with the public about our goals, strategies, capabilities, achievements and progress indicators that highlight the difference the Foundation makes in the world. Check out the AAAAI Foundation’s GuideStar profile.

Who owns GuideStar?

In 2016, its database provided information on 2.5 million organizations….Candid (organization)

Founded 2019
Key people Jacob Harold Evan Paul James Dobrzeniecki Debra Snider Mizmun Kusairi Adrian Bordone
Employees 83
Website candid.org
Formerly called Philanthropic Research, Inc., GuideStar, Foundation Center

What does a platinum rating on GuideStar mean?

The GuideStar Seals of Transparency The levels are: Bronze—basic information so your organization can be found. Gold—financials and people information. Platinum—goals and the difference you’re making.

Are churches listed on GuideStar?

We automatically create profiles for 501(c)3 organizations who have filed as tax-exempt with the IRS, however, if you are a church or a religious organization, a government entity, or a nonprofit under a group exemption we are still able to list you on GuideStar–Click here to learn what’s required.

How many charities are rated by GuideStar Charity Navigator?

In November 2017, CN partnered with GuideStar, Classy, and GlobalGiving to display impact-related data on 2,462 rated charity profiles. In fiscal year ending June 30, 2019, we added a fourth partner, ImpactMatters, and increased the number of charities with impact-related data to 17,782 on both rated and unrated charity profiles.

How can I search for nonprofits on Guidestar?

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What does Charity Navigator do for a nonprofit?

Charity Navigator collaborates with other nonprofit management experts to expand the breadth, depth, and reach of the information, tools, and ratings it provides. What have they accomplished so far and what’s next?

How many media mentions have GuideStar had in 2019?

In FY 2019, we have had 8,543 media mentions, resulting in a reach of 5.9 billion. Some noteworthy mentions to date include features in Forbes, MSN, CNET, Business Insider, Daily Mail, Washington Post, USA Today, NBC, Fox News, CBS, NPR, and more.