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What is Candid​?

Candid emerged from the 2019 merger of two leading data organizations in the non-profit sector: Foundation Center and GuideStar. It aims to provide comprehensive information on non-profits, foundations, and grants. Candid's services include offering data, tools, and insights to non-profit organizations, foundations, and donors to help them make informed decisions and amplify their impact. The organization's mission revolves around promoting transparency, enabling users to easily access information about non-profit performance, financials, and the impact of their work.

What is Guidestar?

Prior to its merger into Candid, GuideStar was an independent entity known for being a significant source of information about U.S. non-profits. It compiled and provided access to data on millions of organizations. Users could search for information on a non-profit's mission, legitimacy, reputation, finances, programs, transparency, governance, and more. GuideStar played a crucial role in promoting non-profit transparency and accountability, and it served as a valuable resource for donors, researchers, and the general public to assess the credibility and effectiveness of non-profits.

Together, as Candid, they provide a powerful and comprehensive resource for those interested in the non-profit sector, offering a wide range of information and tools to assess the work, impact, and transparency of charitable organizations.

Commitment to Transparency

We're proud to announce that the Skraban-Deardorff Syndrome Foundation has been awarded the Candid/Guidestar Gold Seal of Transparency. This recognition is a testament to our steadfast commitment to open, honest communication with our supporters and the public.

About the Gold Seal

The Gold Seal is a prestigious mark of transparency awarded by Candid/Guidestar, a leader in nonprofit information and rating. It signifies that an organization has provided detailed information about its goals, strategies, capabilities, and achievements, ensuring transparency in every aspect of its operations.


Our Journey and Impact

Our Foundation has been dedicated to supporting those affected by Skraban-Deardorff Syndrome through comprehensive research, awareness programs, and support to families. This recognition reinforces the trust placed in us by our donors and underscores the impact of every contribution.

For Our Supporters

To our donors and supporters, this award is as much yours as it is ours. It confirms that your contributions are being used effectively, with integrity and transparency. Your continued support empowers us to make a difference in the lives of those affected by Skraban-Deardorff Syndrome.

Looking Forward

With this achievement, we are even more inspired to pursue our goals with greater transparency and accountability. We thank you for your trust and invite you to continue this journey with us, making a positive impact together.



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