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Generally, charities spending at least 75 percent of their income on the purpose, using a maximum of $35.00 to raise $100.00 and with at least three years of available assets are given 'A' ratings. The Charity Rating Guide provides the phone number, financial performance numbers and letter grade for each reviewed charity.How does the LoveToKnow charity rating system work?
This non-profit organization rates all charitable organizations, regardless of whether they are a 501(c)(3). It assigns letter grades from A-F to charities based on their review. The review is based on the charity's fundraising efficiency, available years of assets and the portion of funds spent on the charitable purpose.How is Charity Navigator used to rate charities?
GuideStar collects nonprofit groups’ tax forms, known as 990s, and makes searching for financial information easy. Charity Navigator uses the amount of money a charity spends on overhead as a crucial metric in rating a charity’s effectiveness.How can I find out if a charity is a charity?
Make sure the charity is an actual charity. In order to receive a tax deduction for your donation, the charity must be a qualified organization. The I.R.S. has a searchable database of charities where you can verify that your organization holds this status. Charity Navigator and Guidestar.org