Impact Rating Report¶
Each impact rating (1-5 stars) is accompanied by a report detailing the methods for arriving at the rating and impact estimate.
Nonprofit’s exempt purpose/mission statement (taken from GuideStar or Form 990 data)
Program type (e.g. “emergency shelter” or “soup kitchen”)
Cause area (e.g. “homelessness” or “food”)
Program activities (succinct description, <250 characters)
Time period used in the analysis (typically the most recent year with data available)
Beneficiaries served (based on GuideStar’s standard beneficiary types)
Outcome metric (the metric against which success is measured)
Method for attributing outcomes (the “counterfactual”)
If applicable, downstream outcomes (e.g. “Reduced hunger”)
Benchmark for rating
1-5 star rating
Why we might be wrong¶
We provide a space for the nonprofit to add an unedited comment.