MAP International, in Brunswick, again has earned the Platinum GuideStar Nonprofit Profile Seal of Transparency, the highest level of recognition offered by GuideStar, the world’s largest source of nonprofit information.

This recognition places MAP International in the top percentile of global nonprofit organizations.

“Transparency and good stewardship are an integral part of the MAP DNA,” said Steve Stirling, MAP president and CEO. “Earning the 2019 Platinum Seal of Transparency demonstrates our commitment to these values.”

To reach the Platinum level, MAP International provided extensive information to GuideStar including: in-depth financial information; qualitative information about goals, strategies, and capabilities; and quantitative information about results and progress toward achieving its goals.

“As one of America’s top charities, MAP International is committed to accountability and stewardship. By providing this information to GuideStar, MAP has shown its commitment to providing donors and funders meaningful data to evaluate and invest in our mission,” said Jim Barfoot, chairperson of the MAP International Board of Directors.

Since its founding in 1954, MAP International has earned its reputation as an efficient and effective organization that delivers quality medicines with remarkably low overhead to people in need globally. In 2018, MAP provided hope to 13.6 million people in 104 countries who otherwise would not have access to medicine.