Chapel Hill, NC October 27, 2023 – The American Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association (ACPA) proudly announces it has received Candid’s (formerly Guidestar) coveted Platinum Seal of Transparency.

Candid is a nonprofit that provides the most comprehensive data and insights about the social sector. Organizations earn Seals of Transparency by contributing information about their mission, staff and leadership, programs, goals, and more. The Platinum Seal of Transparency is only awarded to nonprofits illustrating the highest level of responsible fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency.

“Earning this Platinum Seal of Transparency from Candid demonstrates ACPA’s commitment to our donors that we are good stewards of their support,” said Adam Levy, CAE, Executive Director. “We hope it will provide confidence to new and current supporters who can help us advance our mission to lead interdisciplinary cleft and craniofacial care so patients and families thrive.”

About ACPA

The American Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association (ACPA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit medical association founded in 1943, representing patients and families with cleft and craniofacial conditions, and the professionals who provide their care. ACPA has more than 2,100 members representing 37 healthcare disciplines who care for patients and conduct research in all 50 states and in over 50 countries around the world.

Since 1943, ACPA has provided education, support, research, and interdisciplinary team care to ensure the best possible outcomes for patients–enabling individuals to live complete and fulfilling lives. Each year around 76,000 patients have access to the highest standards of care through our 195 ACPA Approved Teams. Visit ACPA at