The Accreditation agencies has institutionalized the Accreditation process, thereby establishing a transparent system where various Voluntary Organizations are evaluated for their commitment and practice of principles of good Governance. It also provides access to various stakeholders some mechanism to understand the VOs and strengthen the spirit of voluntarism and philanthropy. In addition, the mechanism preserves the autonomy of the Voluntary Sector even while establishing a robust mechanism for self-regulation.
SSF has under gone different levels of due diligence & transparency process. Depending on which it has derived certification for their level of transparency and demonstrated public accountability, they are awarded following certificates: