Bok Tower Gardens’ commitment to careful stewardship of philanthropic investments has been recognized with a 2021 Platinum Seal of Transparency by GuideStar. The Platinum Seal is the highest level of recognition for fiscal responsibility and transparency offered to nonprofit organizations by GuideStar, the most prestigious of the nonprofit watchdog groups. The GuideStar database contains a profile for every tax-exempt nonprofit registered with the IRS. Fewer than 1% of the 1.8 million nonprofit organizations recognized through the site have attained the Platinum level designation.
“While Bok Tower Gardens has always been focused on fiscal responsibility and stewardship, earning this seal provides our generous donors with another level of confidence and security. We are proud to share this designation and encourage all to learn more about Edward Bok’s spirit of philanthropy and his living legacy that has become Bok Tower Gardens,” said David Price, President and CEO.
GuideStar by Candid connects people with nonprofit information, helping supporters assess nonprofit progress through a wide variety of metrics. Bok Tower Gardens’ metrics include what we aim to solve through our mission & programs, revenue composition details, our capabilities in stewarding philanthropic support, and organizational board leadership practices.
Those who view the profiles can evaluate nonprofits in a user-friendly and highly visual manner prior to supporting the organizations. We are proud to use GuideStar to share our full and complete story with the world. The Bok Tower Gardens GuideStar Profile is easily accessible by clicking on our Platinum Seal of Transparency.