Take Time to Check Out Candid
You can give your nonprofit an edge by using Candid -- a new online force in the nonprofit world recently launched by Guidestar and Foundation Center.
It is worth taking time now for you and others at your nonprofit to explore, understand and use this vital service. It consolidates nonprofits' Internal Revenue Service filings and other key information to help potential donors and funders evaluate where to allocate donations and grants.
It is imperative that your nonprofit’s profile is correct and current. You have the opportunity to customize certain parts to best highlight your organization's strengths.
If you can't recall when you last checked to ensure your organization's profile is up to date, make it a priority to do this soon.
At Candid.org, you can log in and update your nonprofit’s information for free. Be sure to add details to the new demographics section since funders increasingly ask for this information. In addition to nonprofit profiles, Candid has links for nonprofit training opportunities, data, news and directories of potential funders.
Make it a priority to go to candid.org soon to check your nonprofit’s profile, update it if needed and see what other Candid tools can be helpful.