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Charity Navigator Adjust Ratings In Response To Pandemic; Post new reviews ahead of GivingTuesday



Posted: October 26, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. CDT|Update: 11 minutes ago

SADDLE BROOK, NJ, October 26, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Charity Navigator, the world’s largest nonprofit appraiser, today announced its latest rating publication. The rating methodology has been adjusted to allow nonprofits to maintain pre-pandemic ratings when staff members explain how their organizations have been affected by the pandemic and how they have adjusted. Over 3,600 profiles of nonprofits on Charity Navigator now feature this information.

To provide additional relief for small organizations, the publication of assessments includes an adjustment to Charity Navigator’s independent audit or financial review measure, as part of the Encompass scoring system. The change increased the total amount of annual revenue required for an audit of $ 250,000 To $ 500,000, affecting more than 33,000 non-profit organizations.

Along with changes in methodology, the rating release also includes thousands of new ratings through the Encompass rating system. Culture and community, Leadership and adaptability, and or Impact and results beacons.

“Nonprofits are the safety nets of society, and they have been extended in ways we never imagined before,” said Michael thatcher, President and CEO of Charity Navigator. “Over the past 18 months, we have made significant progress in broadening the depth and breadth of our ratings. The publication of today’s ratings demonstrates our adaptability and responsiveness, taking into account the situation we have all been in and giving donors a more complete picture of the total impact from one organization to the next. non-profit. “

Donors can visit charitynavigator.org to find and support impactful nonprofits. Association leaders can provide data to update their organization’s profiles and ratings by submitting data through the Non-profit portal.


Charity Navigator, the world’s largest and most widely used nonprofit independent reviewer, gives donors of all sizes free access to data, tools and resources to guide philanthropic decision-making. Thanks to Charity Navigator reviews, nonprofits are equipped with the nonprofit sector’s premier confidence indicator and a powerful platform to raise awareness and raise funds. Charity Navigator does not charge the organizations it evaluates, ensuring unbiased evaluations, nor does it charge the public for this reliable data. As a result, Charity Navigator, a 501 (c) (3) public charity, relies on the support of individuals, businesses and foundations who believe it provides an indispensable service to U.S. charitable donors.

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