CEDARS Earns GuideStar’s Highest Seal of Transparency for 2020
CEDARS (cedarskids.org) recently earned a 2020 Platinum Seal of Transparency, the highest level of recognition offered by GuideStar, the world’s largest source of nonprofit information. This designation sets CEDARS apart from its peers by demonstrating a commitment to transparency and to providing donors and funders with meaningful information to evaluate nonprofit performance, impact and results. By sharing metrics that highlight CEDARS’ work toward its mission, the organization is helping donors move beyond simplistic ways of nonprofit evaluation such as overhead ratios and genuinely find where their money can have the most impact.
CEDARS’ passion for helping kids in crisis and building strong families has been fueled by community involvement and support for over 70 years. Since its founding in Lincoln in 1947, the organization has been on a mission to provide safe refuge to children and youth who have no other safe place to spend the night. This past year, CEDARS served 2,000 kids and their families.