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four stars

92.39

139 Harristown Road Suite 101
Glen Rock, NJ 07452
tel: (201) 818-1288   Web Site
EIN: 13-4148824

Board Leadership
Matt Giegerich
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Michael Thatcher
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.39 four stars
  Financial 89.24 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/05/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Charity Navigator works to make impactful philanthropy easier for all. Charity Navigator's goal is to equip the entire philanthropic ecosystem with the tools, ratings, and information they need to make impactful investments. In addition, Charity Navigator works to expand the number of people and organizations who understand and commit to the idea of intentional philanthropy. And Charity Navigator strives to deepen the community's commitment to giving.

Charity Navigator works to make impactful philanthropy easier for all. Charity Navigator's goal is to equip the entire philanthropic ecosystem with the tools, ratings, and information they need to make impactful investments. In addition, Charity Navigator works to expand the number of people and organizations who understand and commit to the idea of intentional philanthropy. And Charity Navigator strives to deepen the community's commitment to giving.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of nonprofits in CN database
1,680,000
Number of 0-4 star rated nonprofits
8,630
Number of CN Advisories
462
Total number of site visits
11,069,500
Donations ($) made directly via CN website to other charities
23,642,900
Number of overall donors
84,295
Number of Blog Visits
2,015,130
Number of charities with impact-related data
2,462
Number of Hot Topics lists published
31
Number of donations made through Hot Topics
28,514
Number of Twitter followers
71,455
Number of Facebook followers
37,354
Number of media mentions
2,251
Number of websites and organizations (outside of our organization) that share our resources and information
28,880
This impact information is current as of March 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

89.24

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/05/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
73.6%
  Administrative Expenses 12.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.98
  Program Expenses Growth 27.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Charity Navigator on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Charity Navigator on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,494,517
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,494,517
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,494,517
   Other Revenue $232,017
TOTAL REVENUE $3,726,534
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,938,506
   Administrative Expenses $435,234
   Fundraising Expenses $406,312
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,780,052
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-53,518
   
Net Assets $3,424,814

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$227,452 6.01% Michael Thatcher President, CEO

Mission

Charity Navigator works to make impactful philanthropy easier for all. Charity Navigator's goal is to equip the entire philanthropic ecosystem with the tools, ratings, and information they need to make impactful investments. In addition, Charity Navigator works to expand the number of people and organizations who understand and commit to the idea of intentional philanthropy. And Charity Navigator strives to deepen the community's commitment to giving.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Charity Navigator (NJ) 92.39 four stars
Center for American Progress (DC) 90.13 four stars
Health Policy Institute of Ohio (OH) 91.45 four stars
Mackinac Center for Public Policy (MI) 92.92 four stars
National Institute on Money in State Politics (MT) 90.71 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Charity Navigator
139 Harristown Road
Suite 101
Glen Rock, NJ 07452
tel: (201) 818-1288
EIN: 13-4148824

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Board Leadership

Matt Giegerich
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Michael Thatcher
President, CEO