Cary Walski

Our new Nonprofit Services & Communications Intern

Meet Michelle Mullowney

Michelle graduated from St. Kate’s this spring with a French major and a double minor in Communications and Philosophy. Originally hailing from the state of Montana, she’s nonetheless made herself at home in Minnesota for the past four years. Michelle also works in her alma mater’s Department of Marketing and Communications, in addition to her work… Read more

Kris Kewitsch Makes “100 People to Know in 2017” List

Twin Cities Business Magazine included Kris Kewitsch, Charities Review Council Executive Director, in their “100 People to Know in 2017” list! How awesome is that? Below an excerpt and you can read the full article on at their website. There’s an old saying: “It’s not what you know, but who you know.” We’d suggest you… Read more

Smart Givers Give to the MAX!

In true Minnesota tradition, we’re gearing up for another Give to the Max Day. And, as donor and nonprofit partners here at Charities Review Council, we’re looking forward to a day of huge generosity benefiting the causes you care about! Last year, more than 62,000 donors logged on to GiveMN.Org to give more than 18… Read more

Your Best Annual Report Yet!

Transparency and regular communication about a nonprofit’s mission and accomplishments builds trust, increases visibility and provides the opportunity for an organization to engage with their community. An annual report is just one of many opportunities for a nonprofit to share their organizational story. Sharing an annual report every year with key stakeholders, donors, family, and friends helps supporters connect… Read more

When a Purchase is also a Donation

Charities Review Council’s Accountability Standards® are based on the value of establishing trusting and meaningful partnerships between nonprofit organizations, donors, and the general public. At Charities Review Council, we believe strengthening these relationships can help us better understand how to effectively engage the communities we serve. Cause-related marketing offers a meaningful opportunity for community engagement. Cause-related marketing allows… Read more

Looking for an older article?

We're in the process of migrating our blog. If you're looking for an older entry, please visit the archive to search for it.

Would you like to be included on our list?

Learn about our Accountability Standards®, and explore how doing an Accountability Wizard® Review can help improve your operations, build public trust, and raise standards at your organization.

Learn More

Don’t see your favorite nonprofit on our list?

Invite them to participate!

Learn More

Search Nonprofits that Meet Standards®

You can search nonprofits that Meet Standards® based on both mission focus and organization name.

Search Now

Do you need to start a new review or renew an expiring review?

What is your fee?

Before filling out this form, please be sure to calculate your enrollment fee.

Calculate Fee Now

What does it take to Meet Standards®?

Meeting the Accountability Standards® is more than checking items off a list. Each nonprofit you see on this website has gone through careful assessment, and then invested in implementing changes to meet our high operational standards.

Learn More

Success Stories

Hear from organizations that are bringing our Standards to life in their nonprofits.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Toolkit

Want to use the DEI Toolkit with your organization?

Get Started Today

Already have a DEI Toolkit account?

Log In Here

Do You Have a Donor-Advised Fund?

What Nonprofits Say

Testimonial 1

Audire consulatu ne sed, in lucilius quaestio gloriatur eum. Prima dicant voluptatum te has. Usu an nominati rationibus, case malorum voluptatum ius ea.

First Last

What Donors Say

Testimonial 1

Audire consulatu ne sed, in lucilius quaestio gloriatur eum. Prima dicant voluptatum te has. Usu an nominati rationibus, case malorum voluptatum ius ea.

First Last

Board Member Login

Get our latest and greatest monthly!

Subscribe

Charities Review Council

Our mission is building donor and nonprofit relationships for strong, vibrant and just communities. We envision healthy communities for all, benefiting from effective and trustworthy nonprofits that are supported by a well-informed public’s generosity.

Let’s Connect

1915 Highway 36 W Ste 133 • Roseville, Minnesota 55113-2709
Phone: (651) 224–7030 • E-mail: info@smartgivers.org

Privacy Policy (5/9/19) • Terms of Use (5/9/19)

MENU
Log In