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Household Name Charities

Explore large, well-known charities working in various causes.

This list includes the most well-known charities working throughout the country and around the world. They are large, complex organizations with budgets exceeding $100 million and at least $65 million in net assets. They became household names partly because of their exceptional financial management, no easy feat considering the scope and size of their operations.


Donors should feel confident that these highly rated national institutions will put their donations to good use.

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    Learn How We Curate Our Lists

    View the criteria we use to select charities for our Where to Give Now, Popular Charities, and Best Charities lists.