The Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida has once again achieved the GuideStar Platinum Seal of Transparency, the highest level of recognition offered by GuideStar, the world’s largest source of nonprofit information.
The Harry Chapin Food Bank earned the accolade because of its superior transparency, financial accountability, and impact. The food bank’s GuideStar profile includes in-depth financial information as well as qualitative information about its mission and goals. This information helps provide donors and funders meaningful data to evaluate the food bank.
GuideStar’s database provides information on about 2.7 million organizations. The Harry Chapin Food Bank’s profile can be accessed at www.GuideStar.org.
“We are dedicated to transparency and conveying our results in a clear and user-friendly manner,” said Richard LeBer, food bank president and CEO. “Our GuideStar Platinum profile shares a wealth of up-to-date organizational metrics with our supporters as well as GuideStar’s online audience, which includes donors, grantors, our peers, and the media.”