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Charity Navigator - Charity Effectiveness

Last Updated
2019/02/20
URL
https://www.charitynavigator.org/

Charity Navigator's rating system examines two broad areas of a charity's performance; their Financial Health and their Accountability & Transparency.

Charity Navigator provides a rating between 1 and 4 stars with 4 stars denoting the best charities. Only charities collecting more than $13.5M are listed on CTWWT.

4 American Humane 3 Animal Humane Society
4 Petco Foundation 3 The Animal Medical Center
4 Dumb Friends League 3 Best Friends Animal Society
4 Guide Dogs for the Blind 3 Guiding Eyes for the Blind
4 Humane Society of Missouri
= 4 Michigan Humane Society = 4 Oregon Humane Society
= 4 San Diego Humane Society = 4 San Francisco SPCA
= 3 Defenders of Wildlife = 3 National Wildlife Federation
4 EcoHealth Alliance
= 3 National Wild Turkey Federation = 3 Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
4 Aquarium of the Pacific 3 Seattle Aquarium
4 The Toledo Zoo 3 Chicago Zoological Society
4 Clearwater Marine Aquarium 3 National Aquarium, Baltimore
4 Phoenix Zoo 3 Denver Zoological Foundation
= 4 The Florida Aquarium = 4 ZooTampa at Lowry Park
= 4 Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association = 4 San Diego Zoo Global
= 3 Lincoln Park Zoo = 3 Woodland Park Zoo
= 4 Monterey Bay Aquarium = 4 Shedd Aquarium
= 4 Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium = 4 Saint Louis Zoo Association
3 American Rivers
4 National Forest Foundation 3 The Arbor Day Foundation
= 3 Chesapeake Bay Foundation = 3 Coastal Conservation Association
= 4 The Conservation Fund = 4 Environmental Defense Fund
= 4 Earthjustice = 4 Greenpeace Fund
= 4 Land Trust Alliance = 4 Natural Resources Defense Council
= 4 National Audubon Society = 4 Southern Environmental Law Center
= 4 Oceana = 4 Waterkeeper Alliance
4 World Resources Institute 3 Planet Aid
= 4 Rocky Mountain Institute = 4 Sierra Club Foundation
4 The Atlanta Botanical Garden 3 Missouri Botanical Garden
= 4 Central Park Conservancy = 4 The New York Botanical Garden
= 4 The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Society = 4 Houston Parks Board
= 4 Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park = 4 The Morton Arboretum
= 4 Grand Teton National Park Foundation = 4 Yellowstone Forever
4 American Battlefield Trust × 1 National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund
= 2 Daughters of the American Revolution = 2 National Trust for Historic Preservation
= 3 George W. Bush Presidential Center = 3 Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation
4 The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens 3 Minnesota Historical Society
4 The Richard Nixon Foundation
= 3 National Gallery of Art = 3 New Museum of Contemporary Art
3 American Friends of the Israel Museum
4 The Actors Fund 3 Sundance Institute
4 Americans for the Arts 3 Artspace Projects
= 4 Colorado Public Radio = 4 KUOW Puget Sound Public Radio
4 Twin Cities Public Television 3 Connecticut Public Broadcasting
3 Houston Public Media Foundation
= 4 KCRW Foundation = 4 KOCE-TV Foundation/PBS SoCal
4 KQED 3 Southern California Public Radio
= 4 New York Public Radio = 4 WGBH Boston
3 Public Broadcasting Atlanta × 2 South Florida PBS
4 WETA 3 WHRO
4 United Way Worldwide
4 Combined Jewish Philanthropies 3 Jewish Federations of North America
4 Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties 3 Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles
4 Jewish Federation of Cleveland 3 Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia
= 3 Jewish Federation of Greater Metrowest NJ = 3 UJA-Federation of New York
4 Jewish Federation of Omaha
4 Jewish Federation of St. Louis 3 Minneapolis Jewish Federation
4 FJC 3 InFaith Community Foundation
= 3 Apartment Life = 3 CHN Housing Partners
= 3 Center for Community Change = 3 Pico National Network
= 4 Corporation for Supportive Housing = 4 Plymouth Housing Group
= 3 Fund for the City of New York = 3 Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City
= 4 Habitat for Humanity of Charlotte = 4 Habitat for Humanity of Collier County
4 Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties, Florida 3 Habitat for Humanity of Greater Nashville
= 4 Jewish National Fund, United States = 4 LiftFund
4 Tides Center 3 KaBOOM!
= 4 Local Initiatives Support Corporation = 4 Robin Hood Foundation
4 Los Angeles LGBT Center 3 ACLU Foundation of Southern California
4 Equal Justice Works 3 American Bar Association Fund for Justice and Education
= 4 American Civil Liberties Union Foundation = 4 The New World Foundation
3 American Jewish Committee × 2 Anti-Defamation League
= 4 Asian Americans Advancing Justice Los Angeles = 4 UnidosUS
= 4 Center for Reproductive Rights = 4 Guttmacher Institute
= 4 Compassion & Choices = 4 Ipas
3 Human Rights Campaign Foundation
3 National Center for Missing & Exploited Children × 2 Mothers Against Drunk Driving
= 3 National Urban League = 3 Simon Wiesenthal Center
4 Children's Literacy Initiative 3 Sheltering Arms Early Education & Family Centers
3 Jumpstart
= 3 Achievement First = 3 Uncommon Schools
4 American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev 3 American Indian College Fund
4 American Friends of The Tel Aviv University 3 American Friends of the Hebrew University
4 Arizona Christian School Tuition Organization 3 Catholic Education Arizona
4 ASU Foundation × -2 Milton Hershey School & School Trust
4 Ole Miss Athletics Foundation × 2 The Bulldog Club
= 3 Children's Scholarship Fund = 3 Scholarship America
= 3 Fund for Public Schools = 3 Inner-City Scholarship Fund
4 North Carolina Agricultural Foundation 3 Razorback Foundation
= 3 The Rams Club = 3 Wolfpack Club
= 3 The Brookwood Community = 3 Learning Ally
= 4 Anita Borg Institute = 4 Operation HOPE
= 3 AAUW - American Association of University Women = 3 Consortium for Graduate Study in Management
4 Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO) 3 BELL (Building Educated Leaders for Life)
= 3 BUILD (Businesses United in Investing, Lending & Development) = 3 Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship
= -2 California Virtual Academy at Maricopa = -2 California Virtual Academy at San Joaquin
= 4 College Possible = 4 Year Up
4 DonorsChoose.org 3 Enactus
= 3 First Book = 3 Reading Partners
4 iMentor × 2 Summer Search
4 Khan Academy × -3 Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School
= 3 National Math + Science Initiative = 3 Teach For America
4 ORT America
= 3 Playworks = 3 Project Lead The Way
3 California Charter Schools Association
= 3 National Science Teachers Association = 3 New Teacher Center
4 Association to Benefit Children 3 Wellspring Family Services
3 Center for the Study of Social Policy
4 Home of the Innocents 3 Chai Lifeline
= 3 Childhelp = 3 Children's Aid
= 3 Comic Relief Inc. = 3 Motion Picture and Television Fund
= 4 Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption = 4 Lifesong for Orphans
4 The Fred Rogers Company
4 Harlem Children's Zone 3 Metropolitan Family Services
4 Jewish Family Service of San Diego 3 Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles
× -1 Kars4Kids
4 Mary's Center 3 Thompson Child & Family Focus
= 3 NPH USA = 3 Think Small
4 Vista Del Mar Child and Family Services
4 Girl Scouts of the USA × 1 Boy Scouts of America National Council
3 Boy Scouts of America, Circle Ten Council
3 Boys & Girls Clubs of Delaware
4 Boys & Girls Clubs of King County
3 Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver
3 Boys Hope Girls Hope, Affiliates
4 Boys Town
3 Cal Farley's
3 Covenant House
4 Crossnore School
3 The Fresh Air Fund
4 Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council
4 Harlem RBI
4 Idaho Youth Ranch
4 KidsTLC
4 Methodist Children's Home
3 National FFA Foundation
4 Rawhide
4 St. Anne's
4 Tennyson Center for Children
3 YouthBuild USA
4 SBP 3 American Red Cross
= 4 Armed Services YMCA = 4 National Council of YMCAs of the USA
4 New York Road Runners
3 United States Golf Association × 2 United States Olympic Committee
4 City Year
3 Habitat for Humanity International
3 Little League Baseball
= 3 AARP Foundation = 3 National Council on Aging
4 Wayfinder Family Services dba Junior Blind 3 American Printing House For The Blind
4 Delancey Street Foundation
4 H.E.R.O.E.S. Care × 0 Military Order of the Purple Heart Service Foundation
4 Health Leads
3 Wounded Warrior Project × 1 Help Heal Veterans
4 Jobs for the Future
4 Navy SEAL Foundation 3 Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society
× 2 Partnership With Native Americans
4 American Friends of Yad Eliezer
4 Dress for Success Worldwide
3 American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research
3 The Brookings Institution
4 Center for American Progress
3 The Council of State Governments
× 2 Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund
3 Food and Water Watch
3 Leadership Institute
3 Mercatus Center
4 New America
4 Peterson Institute for International Economics
3 Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
3 Awana
3 BBYO
3 Child Evangelism Fellowship
4 CRISTA Ministries
4 East-West Ministries International
3 Frontiers
4 International Cooperating Ministries
3 Jewish Agency for Israel-North American Council
3 Open Doors USA
4 Serge
3 Student Mobilization
4 Young Life
3 Youth for Christ USA
4 Andrew Wommack Ministries
3 Biblica - The International Bible Society
3 The Christian Broadcasting Network
3 EWTN
4 Grace to You
3 In Touch Ministries
4 Jewish Voice Ministries International
3 Life Action Ministries
3 Our Daily Bread Ministries
4 Ravi Zacharias International Ministries
3 Turning Point
3 AFS-USA
3 Ashoka
3 Asia Society
3 Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
3 Center for Global Development
3 The Center for Victims of Torture
3 Council on Foreign Relations
4 Friends of the Israel Defense Forces
3 Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition
3 Hadassah, The Women's Zionist Organization of America
4 HIAS
3 Human Rights Watch
3 International Fellowship of Christians and Jews
3 International Justice Mission
3 NAFSA: Association of International Educators
4 The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International
3 UNICEF USA
3 United Nations Foundation
3 World Food Program USA
3 American Association for the Advancement of Science
3 Carnegie Institution for Science
3 Marine Biological Laboratory
× 2 New York Academy of Sciences
3 SETI Institute
3 XPRIZE Foundation
4 The ALS Association, National Office
× 2 American Diabetes Association
× 1 American Institute for Cancer Research
3 American Lung Association, National Headquarters
4 amfAR
3 Arthritis Foundation, National Office
3 BrightFocus Foundation
3 CancerCare
3 Crohn's & Colitis Foundation
4 Desert AIDS Project
3 Epilepsy Foundation
× 2 JDRF
× 2 The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
× 2 March of Dimes
× 2 Muscular Dystrophy Association
4 NAMI
× -3 National Cancer Coalition
4 National Hemophilia Foundation
3 National Multiple Sclerosis Society
4 Parkinson's Foundation
4 The V Foundation
4 Friends of United Hatzalah of Israel
× -2 Good Days
× -1 Kids Wish Network
3 Make-A-Wish Foundation of Metro New York and Western New York
4 Patient Advocate Foundation
4 Ronald McDonald House Charities
3 SeriousFun Children's Network
3 American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
3 Children's Miracle Network Hospitals
4 City of Hope
4 Planned Parenthood Federation of America
4 American Committee for Shaare Zedek Medical Center In Jerusalem
4 International Planned Parenthood Federation/Western Hemisphere Region
4 American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science
3 Breast Cancer Research Foundation
4 CDC Foundation
4 Conquer Cancer Foundation of the American Society of Clinical Oncology
4 Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation
3 Doheny Eye Institute
3 Foundation Fighting Blindness
4 International AIDS Vaccine Initiative
× 2 John Wayne Cancer Institute
4 Lupus Research Alliance
3 Moffitt Cancer Center Foundation
3 New York Academy of Medicine
3 Population Council
4 Rheumatology Research Foundation
4 Sabin Vaccine Institute
4 Salk Institute for Biological Studies
4 TB Alliance
× 2 Van Andel Institute