How Is Your Transparency?

We’ve commented often on transparency, and the lack-of, in our nonprofit world. Here’s a new report from GuideStar you should read.

The State of Nonprofit Transparency, 2008

Do you know how often nonprofits describe their programs and accomplishments on their Web sites? Do you know how often they post their annual reports?

“The State of Nonprofit Transparency, 2008: Voluntary Disclosure Practices” is the first-ever systematic review of the information nonprofits make available to the public on the Internet. The report analyzes the on-line disclosure practices of more than 1,800 nonprofits and gives GuideStar’s recommendations for taking nonprofit transparency to the next level.