Today A-Squared LAMP Groups 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 A-Squared LAMP Groups is making toward its mission, the organization is helping donors move beyond simplistic ways of nonprofit evaluation. A-Squared LAMP Groups can now share a wealth of up-to-date organizational metrics with their supporters as well as GuideStar's immense online audience, which includes donors, grantmakers, their peers, and the media.
[dt_sc_blockquote align="center" cite="Susan Künzler, Founder"]In accordance with our long-held belief in being transparent about our work and extremely responsible and respectful toward our donors, we are excited to convey our organization’s results in a user-friendly and highly visual online manner. By providing targeted information on a regular basis to our GuideStar Nonprofit Profile, we are adhering to the maximum requirements to maintain our Platinum level ranking.[/dt_sc_blockquote][/dt_sc_four_fifth]
As a Platinum-rated nonprofit in Guidestar, companies that provide employee giving opportunities and matching programs will now see A-Squared LAMP Groups in their charity lists where it can be selected as an option for giving, volunteering, and matching grants. To reach the Platinum level, A-Squared LAMP Groups added extensive information to its Nonprofit Profile on GuideStar: basic contact and organizational information; in-depth financial information; qualitative information about goals, strategies, and capabilities; and quantitative information about results and progress toward its mission. By taking the time to provide this information, A-Squared LAMP Groups has demonstrated its commitment to transparency and to giving donors and funders meaningful data to evaluate nonprofit performance.
[dt_sc_pullquote type="pullquote1" icon="no" align="center"]To view their Platinum-profile information, simply visit Guidestar and search for A-Squared LAMP Groups. Donations may be made through Guidestar's system or using the direct giving portal where auto-giving, pledges, and one-time gifts can be made.[/dt_sc_pullquote]