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New year, new look. Introducing 2022 Candid Seals of Transparency.

This year, as part of our commitment to bring greater value to nonprofits, we’re launching the 2022 Candid Seals of Transparency with a fresh, new look.

By Eva Nico (she/her) and Kristen Kenner (she/her)

January 18, 2022

Confessions of a DEI data junkie

I am going to start with what may seem like a DEI data brag and not a confession. In pursuing our mission to “get you the information you need to do good,” Candid receives and moves vast quantities of digital…

By Eva Nico (she/her)

October 7, 2021

Boosting your visibility and funding by listening to the people you serve

People are paying more attention to how nonprofits listen to the people they serve. Leading foundations increasingly value nonprofits that have strong feedback practices. They want to support organizations that actively solicit—and act on—feedback. Information about how specific nonprofits gather…

By Megan Campbell (she/her), Eva Nico (she/her), and Ofira Bondorowsky (she/her)

February 23, 2021

It’s easier than ever to earn a Seal of Transparency

As we looked at the Seals of Transparency on GuideStar and considered improvements we could make for 2021, one thought came back over and over again—“2020 was a tough year. We all need 2021 to be simpler and easier!” So…

By Eva Nico (she/her)

February 2, 2021

Diversity has grown at leading environmental organizations

Green 2.0, an independent advocacy campaign to increase racial and ethnic diversity among leading environmental organizations, released its fourth annual Transparency Report Card this week. What does it show, and why are we excited? What does the 2020 Transparency Report…

By Eva Nico (she/her)

January 15, 2021

Gearing up for the 2020 Giving Season—the best GuideStar Profile tips for fundraisers

Our communities need us. They need us to be steady, to be resilient, to act, and to give hope. And we need them—we need donors, volunteers, and cheerleaders. It’s time to take a deep breath and gear up for the last three months of the year—aka the 2020 Giving Season. September is the time to get…

By Eva Nico (she/her)

August 27, 2020

Introducing our 2020 Seals of Transparency

We launch the 2020 Seals of Transparency on GuideStar at a chaotic time for the nonprofit sector, our country, and the world. We know the situation is not normal. We understand if you have more pressing actions to take during…

By Eva Nico (she/her)

March 23, 2020