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Support With Confidence

Resources to help you support nonprofits you can trust

Foundations Reduce Uncertainty in Grantmaking

Foundations are committed to ensuring each project they fund is successful. By asking about participation in the Standards for Excellence program, grantmakers can be certain that applicants are operating in an upright, accountable, and ethical way.

March 6th, 2017|

Striving for Excellence: The Delaplaine Receives Reaccreditation

The Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center, a Maryland-based nonprofit, was recently reaccredited by the Standards for Excellence Institute. The Delaplaine has been accredited under the Standards since 2003. Catherine Moreland, Delaplaine CEO, discusses the reaccreditation process in the Spring 2017 issue of Delaplaine Arts magazine.

March 5th, 2017|

What People Are Saying

“It starts with the fiscal and organizational management of the organization, encouraging organizations to have policies and procedures, good board governance in place.”
“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, Nursing Foundation of Pennsylvania
“Going through the accreditation process allowed us to gain a deeper understanding of our effectiveness, improve our decision-making and minimize risks.”
Tricia Crain, Arc of Story County
“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, The Training Source
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.

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