Saturday, April 4, 2020

MFP Earns Platinum GuideStar Non-Profit Seal for Transparency

Medicine For Peace has earned the 2020 Platinum GuideStar Nonprofit Seal of Transparency, the highest level of recognition offered by GuideStar, the world’s largest source of nonprofit information. More than eight million people visit the GuideStar website each year. By sharing metrics that highlight its progress, Medicine For Peace is helping donors move beyond simplistic ways of nonprofit evaluation such as overhead ratios.

“We are honored to receive this powerful acknowledgement from GuideStar,” said Dr. Michael Viola, Director of Medicine For Peace.  “We take our responsibility as the stewards of donor contributions very seriously. By updating our GuideStar Nonprofit Profile to the Platinum level, we can now easily share a wealth of up-to-date organizational metrics with our supporters as well as GuideStar's immense online audience, which includes donors, grant-makers, our peers, and the media."

To reach the Platinum level, Medicine For Peace added extensive information to its Nonprofit Profile on GuideStar: basic contact and organizational information; in-depth financial information; qualitative information about goals, strategies, and capabilities; and quantitative information about results and progress toward its mission. By earing this recognition, Medicine For Peace has demonstrated its commitment to transparency and to giving donors and funders meaningful data to evaluate the organization.

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