Writer's Guidelines

If you are interested in submitting an article to the GuideStar Newsletter, please be aware of the following guidelines:

  • We request one-time nonexclusive reprint rights and nonexclusive archival rights for accepted articles.
  • We cannot offer payment for accepted articles.
  • Articles should be between 500 and 1,500 words.
  • Articles must pertain to the nonprofit sector and be of interest to a broad readership.
  • We do not accept self-promoting articles.


For examples of pieces written by individuals outside GuideStar and published in the Newsletter, see the following articles:

Send questions, submissions, and story ideas to the Newsletter editor, Suzanne Coffman.