What is "select and compare"?
Select and compare functionality allows users to select up to 4 organizations and compare them side by side using the following data:
How do I add organizations to my comparison set?
There are two ways to add an organization to your comparison set:
How do I view the comparison page?
After you've added two or more organizations, you can either click the "Compare Now" button from the intermediary window or you can click the "View Your Comparison Set" button at the top of the search results page.You may also access the comparison page from the My Tools area located on the report page.
Why are some financial comparisons based on different fiscal years?
All data presented are based on the most recent information that GuideStar has for each organization being compared. For some organizations, this information may date to the current year, but for others, it may be from prior years.
What does n/a mean when viewed on the comparison page?
N/A is displayed for financial data fields that are not applicable to the organization being compared. For example, whereas "Comparison Revenue" applies to public charities, it is not applicable to private non-operating foundations.
What does "data not available" mean when viewed on the comparison page?
"Data not available" is displayed when any one of the following scenarios exist:
How can I remove organizations from my comparison set?
There are two ways to remove an organization from your comparison set:
How many organizations can I compare at once?
Up to 4 organizations can be selected for comparison. If you attempt to add a fifth organization, you will see a message &qoutSorry! You can only select up to 4 organizations to compare."
Will my selected organizations stay in my comparison set for future visits?
Yes, your selected organizations stay in my comparison set for future visits.
Can I compare public charities to private foundations?
Yes, but keep in mind that public charities and private foundations report different categories of financial data, and that straight-line comparisons are not possible between the two types of nonprofits. For more information, see Select and Compare FAQ 5.
Can I save the comparison page as a PDF?
Yes. Click the "PDF" button in the upper right corner of the comparison page to generate a PDF of the page.
Can I print my comparison page?
Yes. Click the "Print" button in the upper right corner of the comparison page.
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