What we do

Pionero Philanthropy offers a range of services, from a simple “matchmaking” with Guatemala nonprofit organizations to hands-on assitance with project implementation and evaluation.

Nonprofits evaluation

We have developed a unique and innovative methodology to collect and verify information about nonprofits in Guatemala. At the same time, we provide elegible nonprofits with the tools to reach their goals by becoming Member Nonprofits.

1.Pionero Philanthropy’s Vetting Method

Diverse methods of data collection provide an in-depth and culturally competent analysis of each potential member nonprofit.

2.The 5 Pillar Evaluation

Our Nonprofit Evaluation is based on 50 academically supported best practices in the 5 key pillars of nonprofit management.

3.Our Criteria for Nonprofits

Certain basic criteria must be met before a nonprofit can start the membership process with Pionero Philanthropy.

4.Membership Parameters

To help us sort through nonprofits and to identify membership status, Pionero Philanthropy has created a system of parameters.

5.Our Theme Areas

Pionero Philanthropy categorizes nonprofits into 9 theme areas based on their missions and programs.

6.Size Targets of Member Nonprofits

Pionero Philanthropy has certain nonprofit size categories and targets.

Member Seals of Excellence

60-69 points

70 -79 points

80-89 points

90-100 points

Awards

Nonprofit Assessment Journey

01

BACKGROUND ELIGIBILITY RESEARCH

An online review of each organization is performed looking at various information sources

02

ELIGIBILITY

We filter organizations against additional criteria such as nonprofit size, definition and recent activity.

03

PRELIMINARY FORM

If the organization is eligible, they can fill out the preliminary form which collects basic information

04

ONLINE EVALUATION

The nonprofit enters an online portal to complete the evaluation comprised of 50 questions (10 questions per Evaluation Pillar)

05

SITE VISIT

A site visit verifies information entered into the online evaluation

06

POINTS AWARDED & ONGOING RE-EVALUATION

After the visit, points, seals and awards are granted.

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BACKGROUND ELIGIBILITY RESEARCH

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ELIGIBILITY

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PRELIMINARY FORM

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ONLINE EVALUATION

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SITE VISIT

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CONTINUOUS RE-EVALUATION

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Nonprofit Database

We believe that by providing more visibility, transparency, and credibility to the Guatemalan nonprofit sector, we faciliate long-lasting synergies between donor and nonprofits that faciliate positive change in Guatemala.

That is why we have created the world’s largest database of Guatemalan nonprofits, with over 15,000 member and non-member nonprofit profiles and vetted demografic information about Guatemala.

Nonprofits evaluation

We have developed a unique and innovative methodology to collect and verify information about nonprofits in Guatemala. At the same time, we provide elegible nonprofits with the tools to reach their goals by becoming Member Nonprofits