High Impact Designation


High Impact Nonprofit Designation

The High Impact Organization symbol on ImpactGiveBack.org recognizes nonprofits who have self-certified that their organization operates on the core elements that have been proven for high performance. Criteria for this recognition are the following:

High Impact Nonprofit Designation

Organizations that meet the following criteria will be designated as a High Impact Nonprofit on their general profile.

  • Does your organization have a strategic and/or operating plan?
  • Does the strategic plan and/or operating plan include measures and achievements that are reviewed by the Board of Directors at least annually?
  • Has the Board of Directors reviewed the vision and mission statements within the last year?
    • If no, will they review it within the next year?
  • Is the Executive Director’s performance reviewed annually?
  • Is the organizational budget approved by the board of directors annually?
  • Is an independent financial audit performed yearly and available for public inspection?
  • Are the organization’s financials reviewed by the board regularly?
  • Does your organization file an IRS Form 990?