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Our Nonprofits Have Standards You Can Trust
Standards for Excellence accredited organizations participate in an intensive three-stage independent review process that confirms they meet all the benchmarks in the
Standards for Excellence code.
Standards recognized organization submit to various levels of independent review to confirm that they have met some of the benchmarks in the Standards for Excellence code. This is the best option for organizations who may have more work to do or need more support from the Institute to meet all or most of the benchmarks.
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