Sunwater Institute Earns Platinum GuideStar Nonprofit Seal

January 27, 2022  

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Washington, D.C. – January 26, 2022 – The Sunwater Institute, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to strengthen the foundations of democracy through interdisciplinary science, technology, and open dialogue, earned the 2022 Platinum GuideStar Nonprofit Profile Seal of Transparency. This is the highest level of recognition offered by GuideStar, the world’s leading source of nonprofit information.

By sharing metrics that highlight progress toward its mission, the Sunwater Institute provides donors meaningful data to evaluate performance, such as focusing on qualitative information about goals, strategies, and capabilities, and quantitative information about results and progress toward its mission.

“We are thrilled to accept this important recognition from GuideStar. The Sunwater team works hard to maintain a transparent and efficient organization and ensures its budget is directed to research and outputs in our four focus areas: Congressional Reform, Rights and Liberties, Property, Markets and Trade; and Group Decision-Making,” said Sunwater Institute Founder and President, Matthew Chervenak.

The Sunwater Institute is a nonprofit, nonpartisan interdisciplinary think tank with a mission to strengthen the foundations of democracy through interdisciplinary science, technology, and open dialogue. Please visit us at or follow us on YouTube, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter.

About GuideStar Nonprofit Profiles: The GuideStar database contains a profile for every tax-exempt nonprofit registered with the IRS. GuideStar encourages every nonprofit to claim and update its profile at no cost to the organization. Updating allows nonprofits to share a wealth of up-to-date information with the more than 8 million people who visit GuideStar to learn more about nonprofit organizations each year. Updating also allows nonprofits to share information with the more than 200 philanthropic websites and applications that are powered by GuideStar data. To reach a given participation level, organizations need to complete all required fields for that participation level. The GuideStar participation levels, acknowledged as symbols of transparency in the nonprofit sector, are displayed on all updated participants’ profiles in the GuideStar database.

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