The Golden Belt Community Foundation (GBCF) recently received accreditation with the nation's highest standard for philanthropic excellence. "Meeting the National Standards benchmarks is a rigorous, comprehensive process," said Randy Royster, board member of the Council on Foundations. "This is a significant accomplishment that indicated GBCF demonstrates a commitment to transparency, quality, integrity and accountability as it carries out its mission. Tyler Alpers, GBCF board president added "Grantmaking is a lot like investing. We need to assess risks, weigh potential gains, diversify assets, monitor performance and operate fairly. With our National Standards accreditation, you can be assured that we're doing just that." The GBCF is honored to have received this prestigious award!