Feline Conservation Federation

FCF Reaches GuideStar Gold Level Profile

Feline Conservation Federation  Demonstration of Its Commitment to Transparency

August 26, 2015 Washington, D.C.  –  Feline Conservation Federation today achieved the Gold GuideStar Nonprofit Profile level. GuideStar is the world’s largest source of information about nonprofit organizations and a leader in advancing transparency in the nonprofit sector. This level demonstrates Feline Conservation Federation’s deep commitment to nonprofit transparency and accountability.
    "FCF has worked hard to showcase progress toward our mission, and our commitment to being transparent about our work, to our members and the conservation community," said executive director Lynn Culver. "As a GuideStar Gold participant, we use their platform to share a wealth of up-to-date information about FCF’s work to our members and supporters and to GuideStar's immense online audience of nonprofits, grantmakers, individual donors, and the media."
    In order to be awarded the GuideStar logo, Feline Conservation Federation had to fill out every required field of our nonprofit profile page on www.guidestar.org.
"I encourage you to check out our profile on GuideStar to see what we're all about," added Culver. "We are engaged in feline conservation both in-situ and ex-situ, and we are thrilled to have another platform for communicating our advancement and progress."
About GuideStar Nonprofit Profiles
    The GuideStar database contains a profile for every tax-exempt nonprofit registered with the IRS. GuideStar invites nonprofits to update their profiles at no cost to the organizations. Updating allows nonprofits to share a wealth of up-to-date information with the millions of people who visit GuideStar to learn more about nonprofit organizations and the more than 120 sites and applications that use GuideStar data. To earn a logo, an organization needs to complete all required fields for that participation level. The GuideStar logos, acknowledged as symbols of transparency in the nonprofit sector, are displayed on all updated participants' profiles in the GuideStar database.
    FCF is an internationally recognized non-profit organization founded to improve captive feline husbandry and support wild feline conservation. Professional members include USDA licensed breeders, educators and handlers who work at zoos, sanctuaries, nature centers and private facilities.

News Contact: Lynn Culver
Executive director, Feline Conservation Federation