Do charity to get honor! Charity Navigator is the largest and most utilized independent non-profit assessment agency in the United States and has received a four-star rating from Starlight Children’s Foundation, which provides happiness for seriously ill children and their families due to their excellent financial management practices and questions. Commitment to accountability and transparency. This is the fourth consecutive year that Starlight has received a four-star rating from a charity evaluator.
Charity navigation began in 2002 using objective data-driven analysis to assess the financial status of charities and ask for accountability and transparency. According to the four-star rating of Charity Navigation, Starlight Children’s Foundation exceeds industry standards and outperforms most charities. Therefore, I have not met expectations and won four stars for four consecutive years.
“Delivering happiness to seriously ill children is a true and joyous privilege, and we take our mission very seriously,” said Adam Garone, CEO, Starlight Children’s Foundation. “Our work requires that we earn the highest possible confidence and trust from our grassroots donors, from our corporate partners, and most important, from the children, families, and hundreds of hospitals across the country we have the honor of supporting every day. We are proud to have earned this fourth consecutive recognition from Charity Navigator.”
In 2011, Charity Navigator added 17 metrics, focused on governance and ethical practices as well as measures of openness, to its ratings methodology. These “Accountability & Transparency” metrics, which account for 50% of a charity’s overall rating, reveal which charities implement “best practices” that minimize the chance of unethical activities and whether they freely share basic information about their organization with their donors and other stakeholders.
“Starlight Children’s Foundation has earned our fourth consecutive 4-star rating. This is our highest possible rating and indicates that your organization adheres to sector best practices and executes its mission in a financially efficient way,” Michael Thatcher, President and CEO of Charity Navigator, stated. “Only 19% of the charities we evaluate have received at least 4 consecutive 4-star evaluations, indicating that Starlight Children’s Foundation outperforms most other charities in America. This exceptional designation from Charity Navigator sets Starlight Children’s Foundation apart from its peers and demonstrates to the public its trustworthiness.”