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10 Highly Rated Charities Relying on Private Contributions


Most charities derive large chunks of revenue from earned income, membership fees, and government contracts and grants. Ranked by overall score, these 10 excellent charities draw revenue solely from direct and indirect public support. They report no government funding, no membership fees, and no revenue from earned income. As a result, more than 95% of their total revenue comes from private contributions, which makes the efficiency of their fundraising operations all the more impressive.

Rank Charity Overall Score
1 The Sunshine Kids Foundation 100.00
2 Navy SEAL Foundation 100.00
3 A Chance In Life 100.00
4 Classroom Central 100.00
5 Operation Second Chance 100.00
6 Sankara Eye Foundation, USA 100.00
7 Orphan Grain Train 100.00
8 Big Shoulders Fund 100.00
9 Animal Haven 100.00
10 Truth For Life 100.00

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