January 9, 2020
Quincy Ill., [1/9/20] – Arts Quincy (The Quincy Society of Fine Arts) is proud to announce that it has earned the status as a Better Business Bureau (BBB) Accredited Charity Seal Holder for a third straight year. After completing a thorough review process, Arts Quincy has met BBB’s Standards for Charity Accountability.
Arts Quincy was only the second BBB Accredited charity in Adams County to earn the distinction and was also the 2017 Torch Award winner through the organization.
The BBB seal signals that an organization has met 20 standards for accountability including:
Proper governance and oversight
A method to measure organizational performance & effectiveness
Sound financial stewardship and practices, and,
Complete and accurate fundraising and informational materials.
Michelle Corey, BBB president & CEO said, “By meeting BBB Standards for Charity Accountability and displaying BBB’s seal, it gives donors the confidence needed to support Arts Quincy’s mission. Charities that meet these best practices go above and beyond legal requirements, putting them in an elite group.”
“It’s very important to Arts Quincy that our donors see that we value transparency and want them to know that the dollars they entrust to us are being used to increase access to the arts for all area residents. The BBB Seal is just one more way donors can be sure that the organization is committed to being a great steward of their funds.” explains Executive Director Laura Sievert.
To review Arts Quincy’s BBB Charity Profile, please visit www.bbb.org