Where donors and nonprofits meet

Building donor and nonprofit relationships for strong, vibrant and just communities.
To achieve this mission, we inform donors, empower nonprofits, and partner with grantmakers.

Does your favorite nonprofit Meet Standards®?

Why the Accountability Standards® matter ...

Donors, nonprofit leaders, and funders share how the Standards® guide them.

It’s easier to find how national organizations use their donor dollars than smaller, local organizations. The Meets Standards seal addresses that gap, helping me confidently decide where to give.

Rhonda Mains, Donor since 2013

Accountability Wizard is a fantastic road map! It was invaluable to have an objective sounding board for those sometimes-uncomfortable internal conversations about change.

Tim Puffer, Executive Director, Operation HELP

Accountability Wizard offers great insight into what our donors want and how we can continuously strengthen our organization.

Dave Becker, Executive Director, Angel Foundation

The Meets Standards seal matters to us and our donors. The certification process allows us to review our standards regularly and demonstrate good stewardship of donor gifts.

Jessie Hendel, Executive Director, Alliance Housing

Give to the Max Day 2022 - Thursday, November 17th

If you are an organization looking for tools to start or to grow your GTMD campaign, check out this resource library from GiveMN.org.

If you are a donor, your favorite causes will soon start sharing out their GTMD info. If you are looking for a new cause to support, you can begin your search here on GiveMN.org. Don't forget to check the Council's Reviewed Nonprofits list to see if the organization Meets Standards®!

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Our mission is building donor and nonprofit relationships for strong, vibrant and just communities. We envision healthy communities for all, benefiting from effective and trustworthy nonprofits that are supported by a well-informed public’s generosity.

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