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Plant With Purpose certified TRANSPARENT by Excellence In Giving

June 4, 2020

Jun. 4, 2020

Excellence In Giving has named Plant With Purpose as a CERTIFIED TRANSPARENT organization.

Excellence in Giving is a full-service philanthropic advisory firm designed to increase the joy of the high-capacity donor through a personalized process of discovery, evaluation, participation, and celebration.

By evaluating nonprofits, Excellence in Giving helps donors ensure that their support go to vetted organizations that they can trust to be both responsible and effective with their funding.

Excellence in Giving recognizes Transparency when charities share more data about governance, finances, strategy, and impact than the IRS requires. Each recognized charity has submitted 175 data points about operations and performance for donors to review before making an informed giving decision. (from EIG's website)

Our Transparency Seal means we have disclosed the following:

  • Debt levels
  • Board involvement
  • Our program and financial trend over the past 3 years
  • Impact statistics
  • Strategic plans

The Transparency certification distinguishes a new breed of nonprofits committed to a higher standard of open and accountable relationships with donors.

Plant With Purpose's impact is a 63% reduction in overall poverty (based on FY2019 numbers). Participants also save 2.1 months worth of reserves. In the past three years we have seen a 5% growth in clients. In 2019, our operating budget of $4,709,039 went to serve 200,185 participants. 10¢ is the cost of raising each dollar.

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