NEW YORK, January 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The American Skin Association (ASA) has announced that it has received GuideStar’s coveted Platinum Seal of Transparency. GuideStar is the world’s largest source of nonprofit data and this designation demonstrates that ASA is an organization focused on measuring our progress and results to provide current and potential funders with insights. precise and detailed. The designation is only awarded to charities that demonstrate the highest level of responsible financial management and commitment to accountability and transparency.
The American Skin Association (ASA) has announced that it has been awarded GuideStar’s coveted Platinum Seal of Transparency.
“It is with great pride that we accept this important recognition from GuideStar,” said the ASA President. Howard P. Milstein. “Our Board and staff work tirelessly to maintain a transparent and efficient organization while ensuring that as much of the ASA budget as possible is dedicated to funding vital dermatological research.”
Founded 35 years ago to serve the more than 100 million Americans living with skin disorders today, ASA and its affiliates have sponsored more than $50 million in grants to support talented young scientists who have become the best researchers in their field. They work to find cutting-edge methods to prevent, detect, and treat skin cancer and other skin diseases. ASA has also made crucial investments in the well-being of future generations, devoting significant effort and resources to educating young people about sun safety and skin health.
President of the AAS, Dr. David A. Norris, added, “I am proud of the ASA’s ongoing efforts toward full financial transparency! This is crucial for financially reliable and responsible nonprofit organizations. This designation strengthens our ability to fund important research educate young people about sun safety and skin health.”
In today’s ever-changing philanthropic environment, donors seek transparency and accountability from the organizations they choose to support. The GuideStar Seal of Transparency reconfirms that ASA is worthy of the trust and generosity of its donors.
ABOUT THE AMERICAN SKIN ASSOCIATION
ASA is a unique collaboration of patients, families, advocates, doctors and scientists, and has evolved over 35 years to become a leading force in efforts to defeat melanoma, skin cancer and other cancers. important inflammatory and genetic skin diseases. Created to serve the more than 100 million Americans – one-third of the US population – with skin disorders, the organization’s mission remains to advance research, advocate for skin health – especially in children , and raise public awareness of skin diseases. For more information, visit americanskin.org.
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