The American Saddlebred Horse and Breeders Association (ASHBA) has earned the Platinum Seal of Transparency from Candid, an organization that reviews nonprofits’ performance against its mission, and how it handles donations.
Only 0.75 percent of the over 1.5 million nonprofits in the United States earn the Platinum Seal, which reflects the highest level of recognition and indicates the transparency and accountability for use of donor funds.
“Donors want to know where their dollars go and who they are affecting, and their trust is of the utmost importance to ASHBA, me and the ASHBA development team,” said Morgan King, Development Manager for ASHBA. ”Recognition from Candid will help our supporters give with confidence, knowing we put 100 percent of donations toward programming, marketing and education, which makes the largest possible impact.”
The achievement of Platinum level reflects ASHBA’s culture of transparency; in-depth financial information; organizational demographics; and quantitative information about program results and progress.
“We are excited to have been awarded the highest level of recognition offered by Candid, the world’s largest source of nonprofit information,” said ASHBA Executive Director/CEO, David Mount. “This demonstrates ASHBA’s strong financial health and commitment to transparency.”
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The American Saddlebred Horse and Breeders Association (ASHBA) is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization that works to promote and protect the American Saddlebred Horse with the highest standards of integrity and guarantee the purity of the breed through the recording of pedigrees and the transfer of ownership of the American Saddlebred Horse. Founded in 1891, ASHBA, originally known as the National Saddle Horse Breeders Association, was the first organization for an American breed of horse. ASHBA is at the heart of all activities involving American Saddlebred and supports all of the activities that make Saddlebred ownership pleasurable and exciting while working to stimulate and promote interest in the breed.
Candid is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides the most comprehensive data and insights about the social sector. Every year, millions of nonprofits spend trillions of dollars around the world. Candid finds out where that money comes from, where it goes, and why it matters. Candid was formed in 2019 when GuideStar and Foundation Center merged. Candid combined GuideStar's tools on nonprofits and Foundation Center's tools on foundations with new resources to offer more comprehensive, real-time information about the social sector.