Charity Navigator

Charity Navigator is a charity assessment organization that evaluates hundreds of thousands of charitable organizations based in the United States, operating as a free 501(c)(3) organization.[3] It provides insights into a nonprofit’s financial stability, and adherence to best practices for both accountability and transparency.[3] It is the largest and most-utilized evaluator of charities in the United States.[4] It does not accept any advertising or donations from the organizations it evaluates.[5]

Charity Navigator
Formation2001; 20 years ago (2001)
FounderJohn Patrick Dugan
TypeNonprofit corporation
Legal statusActive
PurposeCharity evaluation
HeadquartersSaddle Brook, New Jersey, U.S.
Official language
Michael Thatcher[1]
Chief Ratings Technology Officer
Stephen Rockwell[1]
Chief Relationship Officer
Kevin Scally[1]
Chief Admin Officer
Nancy Sadek[1]
Marie Wieck (Chair),[2] Michael Cooney (Vice Chair)[2]
Main organ