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Promoting Excellence and Trust in the Nonprofit Sector

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Standards for Excellence Accreditation demonstrates that a nonprofit has attained the highest level of excellence and quality

Cheryl Petty Garnette, Ex. Director The Ivy Community Charilites Charities of Prince George's County

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What People Are Saying

Pearl S. Buck International Inc. prides itself on its ethics, effectiveness, accountability and transparency which we believe is our responsibility to our constituents who include board, staff and donors. The Standards for Excellence reflects this belief and provides confidence in the organization that is required in today’s environment.
It starts with the fiscal and organizational management of the organization, encouraging organizations to have policies and procedures, good board governance in place.
Going through the accreditation process allowed us to gain a deeper understanding of our effectiveness, improve our decision-making and minimize risks.
Tricia Crain,
I feel very confident that participating in the accreditation program keeps us right on target.
The Standards for Excellence endorsement is a magnificent honor. With this respected accreditation in place, NFP will continue in its commitment to enhance nursing and health care by supporting nursing students.
M. Christine Alichnie,
The six guiding principles and 67 standards provide a guide for responsible and ethical nonprofit management and governance that demonstrate best practices at every level.
E. Kim Rhim,

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