Are you aware of the benefits of obtaining a GuideStar Seal of Transparency? The Seal provides you an opportunity to provide donors and partners insight into your work beyond your tax return. This webinar presented by Aimee Arent, Executive Director of Friends of Ottawa NWR in Ohio, and Catherine Fox, Past-President of the Friends of the Hawaiian Islands, covered:
What is a GuideStar seal,
Why the seal is important to their groups,
How to obtain a seal, and
Benefits they have discovered
Here are the materials from their April 7, 2021 presentation:
CORFA wants to share our first annual report with Friends. It has been a year of transformation, speared on by the desire by Friends to strengthen the network of Friends working together to support each other and the national refuge and hatchery system. In the COVID-19 Friends are continuing to do incredible work in support of their organizations, communities, and national wildlife refuge and hatcheries. Thank you everyone.
As a Friend board member are you ready to protect your organization’s assets? Every member of the board has the fiduciary responsibility to treat the nonprofit organization’s assets and other resources with the same care with which they would treat their own resources. This is part of a board member’s legal Duty of Care.
Willem Stoeller’s webinar on financial management and record-keeping for Friends organizations, with annual revenues of less than $50,000, takes the mystery out of this subject. Below you will find the recording and supporting documents: