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Taking a Closer Look at Charity Navigator's Ratings: Accountability & Transparency

Charity Navigator offer two-dimensional evaluations of more than 9,000 of the nation’s largest charities. Last week we dug into the first dimension, financial health, to explain what we look for and what the numbers say about a charity’s performance. Show More Summary

Charity Navigator's Top 10 Tuesday: Charities with the Most Consecutive 4 Star Ratings

Every week, Charity Navigator brings you a list of 10 highly-rated organizations to inspire your charitable giving. This week we’re recognizing 10 organizations who continue to prove they are committed to excellence year after year.Show More Summary

Taking a Closer Look at Charity Navigator's Ratings: Financial Health

Charity Navigator offers more than 9,000 two-dimensional charity ratings. Our ratings take into account a charity’s financial health, as well as their accountability and transparency.  Today we’re going to be taking a closer look at what we factor into a charity’s financial health rating. Show More Summary

Charity Navigator's Cross-Country Tour: Colorado

This week we're heading east from California to stop in Colorado and feature some of the highly-rated charities serving the people and communities of the Centennial State. The organizations in this state are as diverse as its breathtaking landscape of mountains, valleys, plains, rivers, and canyons. Read more »

Let Charity Navigator Help You #LoveACharity

Cupid is calling and he wants you to #LoveACharity for Valentine’s Day. Better pick up! After the November and December giving season, charities typically experience a steep drop in donations for a couple months. Help the sector combat this annual dip in giving by choosing to #LoveACharity this Valentine’s Day. Read more »

Charity Navigator's Top 10 Tuesday: Highly-Rated Cat & Pet Rescue Organizations

Each Tuesday, we share a list of ten highly-rated charities. A few weeks ago we shared our top ten dog charities. Today, we’re sharing our top ten cat and pet rescue organizations. Read more »

Donating Under the New Tax Law

There has been much discussion about the effect the new tax law may have on the charities you support. With the standard deduction doubling, some estimates suggest that charitable giving in the United States could drop by $20 billion. Show More Summary

Get the Most Out of Your Charity Navigator Account

These days, it feels like every site we visit requires us to make an account.  Want to order lunch? Log in.  Want to buy new shoes? Log in. Want to schedule an appointment? Two-factor log in. And let’s not even get into creating andShow More Summary

Charity Navigator's Cross-Country Tour: California

Each week Charity Navigator stops in a new state to highlight some of the highly-rated charities there. This week, more than ever before, we wish our cross-country tour wasn’t just figurative. We’d love to be soaking up on the sun on...Show More Summary

Charity Navigator Celebrates American Heart Month

Did you know that February is American Heart Month? The first American Heart Month was celebrated in 1964 by declaration of President Lyndon B. Johnson. At that time more than half of deaths in the United States were caused by cardiovascular disease. Show More Summary

Charity Navigator's Top 10 Tuesday: Reading & Literacy Charities

Did you know that February is National Library Lovers Month?  In honor of this important month Charity Navigator is dedicating this Top 10 Tuesday to sharing a list of of highly-rated organizations working to improve literacy among children and individuals in the United States and abroad. Show More Summary

Charity Navigator Celebrates Black History Month

Each February the United States observes Black History Month. This month is intended to honor the history, struggles, and triumphs of black people in America and across the world.    There are a number of excellent charities across the...Show More Summary

Philanthropy Inspired by Super Bowl LII

On Sunday, the New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles will face off in the hallmark of the NFL season… Super Bowl LII. Millions of people across the country will tune to watch the game--some with a vested interest in the outcome,...Show More Summary

Charity Navigator's Cross-Country Tour: Arkansas

Each week Charity Navigator “stops” in a new state as part of our efforts to highlight outstanding charities across the country. This week we’re in Arkansas! In addition to hosting the only publicly-accessible diamond-bearing site in the world, Arkansas, the Natural State, is home to beautiful mountains, forests, and rivers. Show More Summary

Help! That Charity Isn't Rated

Charity Navigator is America’s largest independent charity evaluator providing more than 9,000 charity ratings, 2,400 impact reports, and countless other tools to donors completely free of charge. You may have noticed, however, thatShow More Summary

Charity Navigator's Cross-Country Tour: Arizona

Making our way south, the next stop on Charity Navigator’s Cross-Country tour is Arizona. In this series we aim to recognize a few of the highly-rated charities doing important work in each state. Arizona, or the Grand Canyon State, is home to both desert and forests, as well as the Grand Canyon (as its nickname suggests). Show More Summary

Charity Navigator's Top 10 Tuesday: Charities to Watch

Each Tuesday, Charity Navigator brings you a list of ten highly-rated charities. This week we’re sharing ten charities we think are worth watching. Seven of these organizations have received perfect scores and all have received our highest four star rating. These organizations operate on less than $2 million each year making donor support essential to their success. Read more »

Beginner's Guide to Charity Navigator's Ratings

Charity Navigator offers ratings of more than 9,000 of America’s largest and most-well known charities. Each year millions of Americans use our free service to research organizations before making their charitable contributions. With...Show More Summary

Meet the Team Behind

Charity Navigator offers more than 9,000 charity ratings and other resources to you completely free of charge through its website, Today we're introducing you to the team of people responsible for maintaining and improving our website to ensure you have access to the best information and tools. Read more »

Understanding Charitable State Registrations

This guest post was written by our friends at Harbor Compliance. There is an excellent chance that the organization you are about to support with a financial contribution is incorporated in one of the 41 states that require charitable solicitation registration, and an even better chance that the organization is fundraising in one of those 41 states. Show More Summary

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