Your grateful nation achieves “Gold status” from guidestar

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Reinforces Non-Profit’s High Standards of Transparency and Accountability

Reston, VA – Your Grateful Nation (YGN), the leading organization dedicated to assisting Special Operation Forces veterans in their transition from military life to Corporate America, today announced that it has achieved Gold Star Status from GuideStar – the world’s largest source of information and performance evaluation standards for nonprofit organizations. The GuideStar platform connects people and organizations with data on 2.6 million current and formerly IRS-recognized nonprofits.

To achieve Gold Status, the veteran-run non-profit disclosed in-depth information about the organization, including YGN’s mission, audited financial statements, personnel, partners, programs and respective key performance indicators (KPIs), and detailed strategic plans.

“We are proud to be recognized by GuideStar for our unwavering commitment to operating within the highest standards of accountability and transparency”, said Craig Powell, Board Chair, Your Grateful Nation. “The veterans we serve have set the highest standards and expectations for themselves and their performance -Your Grateful Nation has set the same standards and expectations in our efforts to serve these brave heroes. It is our shared belief that with full transparency to YGN and our operations, we will empower the donor and employer communities to “lean in” and support this important and worthy cause.”

Each year, more than 8 million people and a network of 200+ partners, including individual donors, nonprofit leaders, grantmakers, government officials, academic researchers, and the media, use GuideStar data to make intelligent decisions about the social sector.

For more information, please visit YGN’s GuideStar profile.