Community Foundation Earns Candid’s Highest Seal of Transparency on GuideStar

Kosciusko County Community Foundation is pleased to announce that they have been recognized with the 2023 Candid Platinum Seal of Transparency, the highest level of recognition offered by GuideStar.

The Platinum rating places the Community Foundation in the top 0.1% of charities nationally in terms of transparency. To earn this rating, the Community Foundation made public, through, extensive information about their programs, results, goals and strategies, financials, and operations.

“We are honored to receive the Platinum Seal of Transparency from Candid,” said Stephanie Overbey, CEO of the Community Foundation. “Trust is one of the Community Foundation’s key organizational values. We believe that being transparent in our work is essential to building trust among our donors, grantees and the greater community. I’m proud of the hard work and dedication of our volunteer Board and our staff members to make this recognition possible.”

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