GuideStar is the world’s largest source of information on nonprofit organizations. In 2016, its database provided information on 2.5 million organizations. The seal of transparency recognizes Shy Wolf Sanctuary for being transparent with potential donors, funders, and key decision makers. In order to be awarded the Gold Seal of Transparency, Shy Wolf Sanctuary included basic contact information, financial information, and goals, strategies, capabilities, indicators and progress. While Shy Wolf Sanctuary
provided a great deal of the information considered, GuideStar compiles additional data from verified sources.
“We are proud of our record,” Executive Director Deanna Deppen stated. “It is important for us to show our supporters that we operate with the highest ethics in today’s charity standards.”