What is the difference between GuideStar and Charity Navigator?

GuideStar is the largest source of nonprofit information and has collected results information from more than 13,000 nonprofits. Charity Navigator is the largest independent evaluator and rater of nonprofits, analyzing 9,000 organizations.

What are the levels of GuideStar?

The levels are:

  • Bronze—basic information so your organization can be found.
  • Silver—program information and brand details.
  • Gold—financials and people information.
  • Platinum—goals and the difference you’re making.

How much does a GuideStar account cost?

completely FREE
Q: Does it cost anything to get listed on GuideStar? What type of organizations can get listed? A: It’s completely FREE to get listed on GuideStar and claim and update your nonprofit profile.

How do I add a nonprofit to GuideStar?

To claim your nonprofit profile, you must first create a personal account on GuideStar….Submit a Request to Claim Your Profile

  1. Sign in to guidestar.org.
  2. Click Update Nonprofit Profile at the top of the home page.
  3. Click the yellow Get Started Now button.

What is nonprofit GuideStar?

GuideStar is a 501(c)(3) public charity. GuideStar lists information on every nonprofit registered with the IRS as tax exempt, as well as data on former nonprofits. GuideStar obtains the information from the nonprofits themselves, the federal government, and partners in the nonprofit sector.

How reliable is GuideStar?

Overview. GuideStar has a consumer rating of 1.83 stars from 6 reviews indicating that most customers are generally dissatisfied with their purchases. GuideStar ranks 20th among Philanthropy sites.

What does platinum on GuideStar mean?

The Platinum Seal of Transparency is the highest level of recognition offered by GuideStar, the world’s largest source of nonprofit information.

What does a gold rating on GuideStar mean?

Guidestar profiles give donors detailed information about an organization, aiding them in their search for trusted organizations. A Gold seal on a profile denotes a higher level of transparency, including comprehensive details about finances, Board of Directors, staff and overall demographics.

What does a platinum rating on GuideStar mean?

The AAAAI Foundation has achieved the Platinum Seal of Transparency Rating on GuideStar, the world’s largest source. of information on non-profit organizations. This rating puts the Foundation in the top 0.1% of charities nationally in terms of transparency.

What is the point of GuideStar?

What is GuideStar? GuideStar is the world’s largest source of information on nonprofit organizations. We gather and provide access to the most comprehensive, up-to-date, and accurate nonprofit information available.

Can I Trust Charity Navigator?

Charity Navigator currently provides star ratings for more than 9,000 charitable organizations and an Encompass rating for more than 150,000, making us America’s largest charity evaluator.