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Nonprofit Member Profile Contents

Date of last report update
Mission
Theme Area (upto 3)
Website
Year Founded
Nonprofit Size
US Tax Status
Faith Based
Religious Affiliation
Region
Municipality
Address
Number of Direct Beneficiaries
Number of Indirect Beneficiaries
Type of Guatemala Nonprofit (Civil Association / NGO/ Foundation)
Recommended By
Description of programs

Number of Employees
Number of Fundraising staff outside of Guatemala
Number of Fundraising / donor communications staff
Policies Towards Local Staff
Receiving public Health Care /IGGS?
Type of Contract
Receiving Minimum Wage?
Holiday Policy
Local Staff registered with Ministerio de Trabajo and receiving full benefits?

Funding Sources and percentage of total funds received
Annual Budget
Percentage of total expenditure for admin expenses
Government Funding

Expense Item
Duration of Expense Item
Amount Required

Seal of Excellence
Total Score /100
Date of last score improvement
Awards
Demographic Context

Impact
Developed theory of change or logic model
Monitoring and evaluation of output indicators
Monitoring and evaluation of outcome indicators
Participant accounts of change
Benchmarks and comparisons
Provides evidence of program achievements to stakeholders
Raises awareness of nonprofit and theme
Volunteer/ donor retention
Historical data of improvement
Long term benefits
Efficiency
All financial numbers reported and maintained up-to-date
Average, or better than average, liquidity ratios
Average, or better than average, fundraising ratios
Average, or better than average, operating ratios
No signs of financial fraud or corruption
Social return on investment/ cost benefit analysis
Cost-effectiveness analysis
Performs internal ratios and analyses
Generates revenue to further mission
Sustainability
Clear mission and vision
Diverse board composition
Local leadership
Women in leadership
Youth in leadership
Coordination with government systems
Cultural awareness
Annual strategic plan
Succession plan
Relevance
Baselines and statistical relevance
Community diagnostic
Adherence to national, departmental, or municipal development plans
Community interest and involvement
Need Not Fulfilled by Public or Private Sector
Adaptable programming
Mutually beneficial (community and organization)
Physical presence in community
“work yourself out of a job” mentality
Transparency
Publicly available 990 tax form / Declaración Anual
Publicly available annual reports
Publicly available financial statements
Publicly available privacy policy
Publicly available proof of npo 501(c)3/ Guatemala registered status
Publicly available whistleblower policy
Publicly available internal/external audit
Accountability, willingness to provide any additional information to stakeholder upon request

OUR EVALUATION PROCESS

Eligibility criteria to become a member nonprofit includes meeting the definition of a nonprofit, no evidence of illegal activity, amongst other criteria.

Eligible Member Nonprofits log in to our Online Evaluation Portal and fill out a 50 question assessment based on our 5 Pillar Evaluation Criteria.

We verify the information submitted by eligible Member Nonprofit through in-person site visits. Once verified, we award Awards, Points and Seals to the organization.

Our mission is to provide visibility transparency, and credibility to the Guatemalan nonprofit sector

Pionero Philanthropy’s Nonprofit Assessment Methodology was created to collect and verify information about nonprofits in Guatemala while providing Member Nonprofits with the tools to reach their goals.

We value impact and drive

Member nonprofits receive Seals of Excellence and Awards based on progress and effort, not capacity and resources. This motivates organizations to update their information and consistently improve.

This is how we impact Guatemalan Nonprofits

Harriette Rothwell

Founder and Executive Director

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