The BairFind Foundation Has Reached the GuideStar Gold Level Profile as a Demonstration of Its Commitment to Transparency

The BairFind Foundation Has Reached the GuideStar Gold Level Profile as a Demonstration of Its Commitment to Transparency

For Immediate Release

October 1, 2015

Pittsburgh, PA – The BairFind Foundation 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 The BairFind Foundation’s deep commitment to nonprofit transparency and accountability.

“We have worked hard to showcase our progress toward our mission, and our long-held belief in being transparent about our work, to our constituents,” said Dennis Bair, Founder. “As a GuideStar Gold participant, we use their platform to share a wealth of up-to-date information about our work to our supporters and to GuideStar’s immense online audience of nonprofits, grantmakers, individual donors, and the media.”

In order to be awarded the GuideStar logo, The BairFind Foundation had to fill out every required field of our nonprofit profile page on

“I encourage you to check out our profile on GuideStar to see what we’re all about,” added Dennis Bair. “We are engaged in exciting initiatives, 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.

About The BairFind Foundation

The BairFind Foundation is bringing and keeping more kids home through sports based community awareness programs and innovative solutions designed to change the cultural conversation around missing children. As a tax exempt 501(c)(3), BairFind’s objective is to expand the search for those still missing through professional sports promotions, youth education and prevention programs and collaborative real-time response technologies in order to stand with families in their continued search. More eyes looking means more missing children returned home.

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