Ten years ago, Charity Navigator was created based on one family’s dream. John Dugan, a successful entrepreneur, and his wife Marion, were surprised to learn how little expert information was available to them when it came time to share their good fortune with those in need. Within months (on April 15, 2002 to be exact), they launched a web site to provide other donors with data-driven, unbiased rating evaluations, along with a wealth of other information and tools.
Charity Navigator's Website in 2002 Just 12 years ago, people donating money to charity had few assurances that their money was being spent efficiently, effectively and ethically. That all changed when Charity Navigator launched its... Read Post
In today's world of technology driven transformational change, it's important to understand that: "If you received a PhD ten years ago, it only means you used to know a lot." It's not just what you learned, but more importantly that... Read Post
Charity Navigator's founders, Pat & Marion Dugan, received honorary degrees today from Wagner College. During his speech, Mr. Dugan told the graduates that "your success should lead to a dedication to helping others." Mr. and Mrs. D... Read Post