Refer a Nonprofit

Use the sample email below to encourage the organizations you support to Meet Standards®.

Would you like to encourage a nonprofit whose mission you’re passionate about to Meet Standards®? You can use the sample email below to make the case. Simply copy, edit and send.

Have questions about the process or about the Accountability Standards®? Don’t be a stranger. Please get in touch with us.

Sample Email

Subject Line: Please Work with the Charities Review Council to Meet Standards®

I’m writing today because I am invested in your mission and I’d like to support your work. I recently checked to see if your organization is listed on Charities Review Council’s Most Trustworthy Nonprofits list and I was disappointed not to find your name.

Charities Review Council’s Accountability Standards® are important to me. I work hard to I make smart choices about which organizations to support with my dollars. Please consider joining the Most Trustworthy Nonprofits list and begin working with the Charities Review Council today.

Starting the Accountability Wizard® review process is completely risk-free and confidential; the staff at Charities Review Council will partner with your organization to help you Meet Standards®. One of the other exciting things about working with Charities Review Council is that their Most Trustworthy Nonprofits are able to use the “Meets Standards®” seal. The seal is a great marketing tool to potential donors – it’s a quick and easy way to display your organizational strength to the world!

I’d love to see your name on the list so I feel more comfortable making a donation to support your work.  As an informed donor who makes smart giving choices, I’m confident that working with Charities Review Council will provide you with an easy way to build strong relationships with informed donors like me. Keep up the great work, and I’m looking forward to supporting your mission in the future!

To get started, reach out to the Charities Review Council at (651) 224-7030.  They are also available by email at For more information, visit Thanks again!

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