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Leverage GuideStar Seals of Transparency to Gain Funder Support

  • December 8, 2020

Funders use GuideStar Seals of Transparency to guide their giving strategies. Seals provide them with the information they need to understand your impact and gives funders a reason to support your cause. Earning your Seal is simple and free.  

Now in FDO, you can gain insights on the Seal levels of funders’ grant recipients. Search results and Recipient profiles now include Seals of Transparency to help you easily find this information. 


GuideStar Seals of Transparency in Search Results

FDO provides a quick link to claim your free GuideStar Nonprofit Profile to earn Seals that help you boost your online presence and win funding.  
  1. Log in to your FDO account 
  2. Hover over the “HI NAME” drop-down 
  3. Select Update Profile Seal 

Update Profile Seal FDO drop down

You have the power to choose what tens of millions of potential donors see about your organization. Claim your free profile to boost your online presence.

Benefits include:

  • Showcase your programs and your impact
  • Send fresh information to 200+ charitable sites, including Facebook, and Network for Good
  • Use your profile as the perfect handout in funder meetings
  • Celebrate your diversity and share your staff & board’s demographics
  • Bonus: By earning a Bronze Seal, you are eligible to use Apple Pay for donations

Learn more on Candid’s GuideStar’s help site.


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