October 13, 2017 (Bergen County, NJ) — Charity Navigator, the largest and most utilized independent charity evaluator, today announced it has developed a new Data API that provides access to the latest verified IRS financial statements for over 1.6 million organizations. The new Data API features Charity Navigator's widely recognized ratings and advisories—resources critical to the philanthropic community.
Charity Navigator's Data API gives subscribers access to high-quality, comprehensive charity data that can be seamlessly integrated into an application or website. RepreZen (http://RepreZen.com), the design studio responsible for the implementation, is a leading provider of software and services for API design, documentation, and development. Their design features two subscription tiers and an intuitive Swagger-UI testing sandbox.
As the leader in nonprofit evaluation, Charity Navigator's new Data API marks a move towards increased data-accessibility. This API is an affordable solution which gives subscribers confidence that their products will equip end-users with the tools and information needed to make intelligent giving decisions.
"Subscribers of Charity Navigator's new Data API have developed resources that address a full spectrum of creative solutions. These range from powering a company's employees giving program to enabling text notifications that suggest high performing charities serving the causes donors care about most. We're excited to see the creative ways in which this community will use our API to present charity data to the world," said Lindsey Struck, Charity Navigator's Director of Program Development.
To find more information about the API, visit charity.3scale.net.
About Charity Navigator
Charity Navigator is the largest giving expert charity evaluator in America. The organization helps guide intelligent giving by evaluating the Financial Health, Accountability and Transparency of charities by providing data about 1.6 million nonprofits. Charity Navigator does not charge the organizations it evaluates, ensuring unbiased evaluations, nor does it charge the public for this trusted data. As a result, Charity Navigator, a 501(c)(3) public charity itself, depends on support from individuals, corporations, and foundations that believe it provides a much-needed service to America's charitable givers. Charity Navigator can be reach directly by telephone at (201) 818-1288 or by mail at 139 Harristown Road, Suite 101, Glen Rock, N.J., 07452.