Charity Ratings

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BrightFocus Foundation meets all twenty standards for charity accountability and has been approved by the Wise Giving Alliance of the Better Business Bureau (BBB).

The BBB evaluated BrightFocus' governance, fundraising practices, solicitations, informational materials, and how well the organization spends its money. Image removed.Only charities that meet the BBB's strong and comprehensive standards may display their seal.


Maryland Nonprofits' Standards for Excellence

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BrightFocus is one of only 75 nonprofits, out of over 30,000 in Maryland, to currently hold the Maryland Nonprofits' Standards for Excellence accreditation.Image removed.

Read about BrightFocus in the "Spotlight on Excellence" section of the Summer 2013 Standards for Excellence® Institute Newsletter.


Guidestar Exchange

Image removed.BrightFocus Foundation has earned the Platinum Seal of Transparency, the highest level of recognition offered by GuideStar.

Image removed.Platinum members are acknowledged for sharing detailed information concerning their program results, budget, impact, senior management team members, and key documents, such as the audited financial statements and annual report.


America's Charities

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Direct Marketing Association Nonprofit Federation

Image removed.BrightFocus is a member of and in compliance with the Direct Marketing Association's Guidelines for Ethical Business Practice and other DMA standards for nonprofit organizations


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