Platinum Seal allows donors and stakeholders to focus on progress and results
Rockville, Maryland, June 14 – RespectAbility, a diverse, disability-led nonprofit organization whose mission is to fight stigmas and advance opportunities so people with disabilities can fully participate in all aspects of community, today earned the 2020 Platinum Seal of Transparency, the highest level of recognition offered by GuideStar, a service of Candid. By sharing metrics that highlight progress RespectAbility is making toward its mission, the organization is helping donors move beyond simplistic ways of nonprofit evaluation such as overhead ratios.
“In accordance with our long-held belief in being transparent about our work, we are excited to convey our organization’s results in a user-friendly and highly visual manner,” said Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi, President of RespectAbility. “By updating our GuideStar Nonprofit Profile to remain at the Platinum level, we are continuing to share a wealth of up-to-date organizational metrics with our supporters as well as GuideStar’s immense online audience, which includes stakeholders, donors, grantmakers, our peers and the media.” [continue reading…]