Rotary Foundation receives Charity Navigator’s highest rating


From Don Peterson, District 5630 Foundation Chair:

For the 10th consecutive year, The Rotary Foundation has received the highest rating — four stars — from Charity Navigator, an independent evaluator of charities in the U.S.

In the most recent ratings, the Foundation earned the maximum of 100 points for demonstrating both strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency.

In a letter to the Foundation, Charity Navigator notes that “only 1 percent of the charities we evaluate have received at least 10 consecutive 4-star evaluations, indicating that The Rotary Foundation outperforms other charities in America. This exceptional designation from Charity Navigator sets The Rotary Foundation apart from its peers and demonstrates to the public its trustworthiness.”

The rating reflects Charity Navigator’s assessment of how the Foundation uses donations, sustains its programs and services, and practices good governance and openness.

About Cheryl Bryan

Cheryl serves District 5630 as a member of the Public Image Committee and as the District Administrative Assistant. She is a freelance business writer and copy editor, a remote member of the Kearney Dawn Rotary Club living in Tennessee. You can email her at cheryl@cherylsdesk.com or phone 629.218.1242.

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