PANO – Standards for Excellence
DVCCC has been accredited with the Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organization (PANO) Seal of Excellence since 2009 for its successful compliance with the Standards for Excellence program. This accreditation is bestowed only to the most well-managed and responsibly governed nonprofit organizations that have demonstrated compliance with six guiding principles covering 27 topic areas based on nonprofit highest standard of ethics and accountability in nonprofit governance, management, and operations.
October 2018, Patricia Mogan, Director of PANO presented Dr. Dolly Wideman-Scott, Domestic Violence Center CEO with the Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations (PANO) Seal of Excellence for successfully completing the Standards for Excellence re-accreditation program. This Seal means full compliance with PANO’s Standards for Excellence: An Ethics and Accountability Code for the Nonprofit Sector, of which DVCCC’s Board, staff, volunteers program participants, donors, and the public are informed about.