October 9, 2011
Here's an encouraging update from our national ministry office:
CAPITOL COMMISSION RECEIVES THE GUIDESTAR EXCHANGE SEAL
RALEIGH, NC – CAPITOL COMMISSION today received the GuideStar Exchange Seal, a leading symbol of transparency and accountability provided by GuideStar USA, Inc., the premier source of nonprofit information. The Seal demonstrates to CAPITOL COMMISSION’s vast support-base our 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 Jim Young. "As a GuideStar Exchange member, we use their platform to share a wealth of up-to-date information about our work to our supporters and GuideStar's immense online audience of nonprofits, grantmakers, individual donors, and the media."
In order to be awarded the GuideStar Exchange Seal, CAPITOL COMMISSION had to fill out every required field of our nonprofit report page on www.guidestar.org, including our annual report, photos, videos, etc.
"I encourage you to check out our profile on GuideStar to see what we're all about," added Jim Young. "We are engaged in exciting initiatives, and we are thrilled to have another platform for communicating our advancement and progress." Click here to see the profile
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 member is free of charge. To join, organizations need to update their report pages, completing all required fields for membership. The GuideStar Exchange Seal, acknowledged as a symbol of transparency in the nonprofit sector, is displayed on all Exchange members' report pages.
Praise the Lord for this added accountability to benefit our ministry!
Grateful for your friendship and partnership,
State Director, Maryland