|Investing in Your Community: Giving to Juneau Nonprofit Organizations
Some donors react to grant requests and support organizations they know, trusting that good things will happen with the grants they make. Some donors are charitable investors who strive to make a strategic, measurable impact on the community. Ultimately, successful charitable investments will result in positive changes on the quality of life in this community.
The Juneau Community Foundation believes it is important, when considering a major donation, to assess whether a nonprofit’s programs are working and, if so, whether the nonprofit has the capacity to fulfill its mission using the following baseline of recommended best practices for nonprofit organizations.
Criteria Recommended Best Practice
Three Questions to Guide Charitable Investors
What result will my dollars achieve?
What are the chances that my dollars will, in fact, achieve those results?
Is this the best possible use of my money?
Identifying Charitable Nonprofit Organizations
Use GudeStar to search for Juneau nonprofit organizations. You can also search for any nonprofit organizations in the United States. To begin your search enter “Juneau” below in the second line of Search GuideStar; or, if you know the name of the organization you are interested in, enter the name, city and state. It is not necessary to login or register, however, if you do register for free, you will be able to access more information about the non-profit organizations that interest you.