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Urban Resource Institute earns 2023 Candid Platinum Seal of Transparency, the highest level of recognition offered by GuideStar

The Platinum rating places Urban Resource Institute (URI) in the top 0.1% of charities nationally in terms of transparency. To earn this rating, URI made public, through GuideStar.org, extensive information about their programs, results, goals and strategies, financials, and operations.

“We are honored to receive the Platinum Seal of Transparency from Candid,” said Nathaniel M. Fields, CEO of Urban Resource Institute. “We believe that being transparent in our work is essential to building trust among our donors and funders, staff, partners, survivors, and the greater community. I’m proud of the hard work and dedication of our volunteer Board and our staff members to make this recognition possible.”

Candid is the world’s largest source of comprehensive data and insights about the nonprofit sector. Their searchable database can be accessed at guidestar.org.About Urban Resource Institute (URI): Urban Resource Institute (URI) transforms the lives of domestic violence survivors and homeless families by empowering individuals, families, and communities, particularly communities of color and other vulnerable populations, to end cycles of domestic violence, homelessness, poverty, and trauma by increasing safety and resiliency. As the largest provider of domestic violence shelter services in the US and a leading provider of homeless services, URI’s programs impact more than 40,000 individuals annually through prevention, intervention, education, and direct services in both residential and non-residential settings in New York. URI is recognized as a thought-leader with influence across the U.S. and beyond. For more information, visit www.urinyc.org or follow on FacebookInstagramLinkedIn, and Twitter.

If you or someone you know needs immediate assistance, call NYC’s 24-hour Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-621-HOPE or the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE.

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