Accountability Standards

How Holistic Charity Ratings Are Earning Donor Confidence and Elevating Nonprofit Missions

In the world of philanthropy, donors often rely on third-party evaluations to make informed decisions about where to allocate their charitable contributions. Among these evaluative tools, Charity Navigator has emerged as a prominent rating system. However, recent findings from a blog post published on Philanthropy.com shed light on potential concerns regarding the effectiveness and reliability… Read more

Takeaways on Governance: How to stay in compliance

If you’ve watched the news recently, an organization out of Minnesota has been making headlines, creating a ripple effect across the nonprofit stratosphere. A recent FBI fraud investigation into a local nonprofit, Feeding Our Future, on allegations that they violated federal meal programs and flouted nonprofit compliance laws. Dissolving just weeks ago, the nonprofit’s Executive… Read more

Part III: Our Journey Through the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Toolkit

This is part three of our Journey Through the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Toolkit blog series. You can read part one here and part two here. Here at Charities Review Council, we’re committed to taking ourselves through the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Toolkit on an annual basis, and we’re sharing our findings and key learnings… Read more

Working Toward Equity: 8 Action Steps for your Board & Staff

On June 1st, Charities Review Council (the Council) closed for the day to give our staff, board, and constituents a moment to reflect on the loss of George Floyd. Since then, our conversations at the Council have centered around what we can do — both now and in the future — to recenter our mission around equity… Read more

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