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    2023 Community Choice Awards Nominees

    Vote for your favorite nominated charity to show your appreciation and support.

    Voting is now closed for nominees. View finalists. 

    Welcome to the Charity Navigator Community Choice Awards, empowering supporters to recognize and celebrate the exceptional work of top-rated charities.


    We've curated a list of the highest-rated charities across various sectors and causes, grouped by size. As a supporter, you can cast your vote for your favorite charity, and together, we'll shine a spotlight on these remarkable organizations.

    • Nominees were selected based on four-star ratings and having earned all four beacons

    • Nominees are grouped by annual revenues: small-sized <$500K, medium-sized $500K-$1.9M, large-sized $2M-$50M, and super-sized $50M+.

    • August 17, 2023 (National Nonprofit Day) - Voting on semi-finalists begins

    • August 27, 2023 - Semi-finalist voting concludes

    • August 30, 2023 - The 12 finalists (three for each of the four-size based categories) are announced and finalist voting begins

    • September 8, 2023 - Finalist voting concludes

    • September 27, 2023 - Charity Navigator Community Choice Award winners are publicly announced

    • Supporters can vote via the links on this page or in response to the outreach they receive from nominated charities.

    • Supporters can vote for as many nominated charities as they please. 

      • Voting for the same charity multiple times will only count as one vote.

    • The four charities in each size-based category with the most votes (both rounds of voting combined) will win Charity Navigator Community Choice Awards.

    • Prominent visibility on Charity Navigator for one year

    • Email announcement to Charity Navigator’s audience of donors

    • Dedicated posts on Charity Navigator’s social media

    • Webinar speaking opportunity

    We can't wait to see which charities will receive the most votes and how they will continue to impact lives through their dedication and passion. So, get ready to cast your vote and be a part of this inspiring journey to celebrate and support the best in the philanthropic community! Together, we'll make a lasting impact on countless lives and causes.

    Nominated Charities



    Small-sized (annual revenue <$500K)


    Alliance for International Reforestation Inc.    View profile  

    Bay Harbor Foundation    View profile   

    Core Foundation    View profile   

    Family Promise of Southern Chester County     View profile   

    Honduras Compassion Partners Inc.    View profile   

    Humane Society of Morgan County Inc.    View profile   

    United Animal Friends    View profile   

    Wesley House Student Residence Inc.    View profile   



    Medium-sized (annual revenue $500K-$1.9M)


    C24 7 Fathers Arms Ministries    View profile   

    CollegeReady, Inc.    View profile   

    Dwell With Dignity Inc.    View profile   

    Gateway Pet Guardians    View profile   

    Great Aspirations Scholarship Program (GRASP)     View profile   

    Hope Shelters/Hope Hospitality and Warming Center Inc.   View profile   

    Lafayette Urban Ministry Inc.   View profile   

    Marine Raider Foundation    View profile   

    Neighborhood Services Inc.    View profile   

    Partners for Affordable Housing    View profile   

    Rainbow Place Shelter for Homeless Women Inc.    View profile   

    St. Christopher Truckers Development & Relief Fund Inc.     View profile   

    Texas Interscholastic League Foundation     View profile   

    United Way of Lamar County     View profile   


    Large-sized (annual revenue $2M-$50M)


    Adopt-A-Native-Elder Program   View profile   

    Arlington Food Assistance Center    View profile   

    Blanchet House of Hospitality     View profile   

    Brazos Valley Food Bank     View profile   

    Catherine McAuley Center    View profile   

    Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Fresno     View profile   

    Central Illinois Foodbank    View profile   

    Channel One Regional Food Bank   View profile   

    Chapman Partnership      View profile   

    Clean Air Task Force    View profile   

    Community Services Agency      View profile   

    Crisis Aid International      View profile   

    ECHO of Brandon     View profile   

    Every Meal      View profile   

    Evidence Action Inc.    View profile   

    ExtraFood      View profile   

    Facing Hunger    View profile   

    Family Getaway   View profile   

    Familyaid Boston Inc.     View profile   

    Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas    View profile   

    Food Outreach    View profile   

    Friends of Switchpoint Inc.     View profile   

    Global Empowerment Mission Inc.    View profile   

    Global Forest Generation Inc.   View profile   

    God's Love We Deliver    View profile   

    Hope and Comfort      View profile   

    House of Hope      View profile   

    Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha County     View profile   

    Humane Society of Sarasota County      View profile   

    Integrate Health Inc.    View profile   

    Intown Collaborative Ministries     View profile   

    Jewish Family Service of Metrowest       View profile   

    Loaves & Fishes/Friendship Trays     View profile   

    Long Island Cares     View profile   

    Loudoun Hunger Relief     View profile   

    Lovin Spoonfuls Inc.    View profile   

    Manna Food Center     View profile   

    Norwalk Community College Foundation    View profile   

    Operation Food Search      View profile   

    Opportunity Junction, Inc.       View profile   

    Our Daily Bread Food Pantry       View profile   

    Panhandle Animal Welfare Society Inc. Aka Paws Inc.     View profile   

    Per Scholas      View profile   

    Primavera Foundation    View profile   

    Raising A Reader      View profile   

    Religious Community Services      View profile   

    RIP Medical Debt     View profile   

    River Bend Food Bank      View profile   

    Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio    View profile   

    Soccer Without Borders        View profile   

    State University College at Oneonta Foundation Corporation     View profile   

    Sunnyvale Community Services     View profile   

    The Action Center     View profile   

    The Hunger Coalition     View profile   

    Trenton Area Soup Kitchen (TASK)    View profile   

    Trusted World Foundation   View profile   

    Union County Community Shelter       View profile   

    VETS Veterans Exploring Treatment Solutions Inc.    View profile   

    Village Enterprise      View profile   

    Virginia Peninsula Foodbank       View profile   

    We Don't Waste       View profile   

    West Seattle Food Bank        View profile   

    White Pony Express     View profile   


    Super-sized (annual revenue $50M+)


    Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank   View profile   

    Barnabas Center    View profile   

    Blue Ridge Area Food Bank    View profile   

    Convoy of Hope     View profile   

    Donors Choose     View profile   

    Farm Share Inc.      View profile   

    Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin    View profile   

    Feeding the Gulf Coast    View profile   

    Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano     View profile   

    Food Bank of the Rockies    View profile   

    Forgotten Harvest   View profile   

    Healthwell Foundation      View profile   

    Idaho Foodbank      View profile   

    Lowcountry Food Bank      View profile   

    Native American Heritage Association      View profile   

    Ozarks Food Harvest     View profile   

    Patient Access Network Foundation      View profile   

    Patient Advocate Foundation Inc.    View profile   

    San Antonio Food Bank     View profile   

    Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana      View profile   

    Table to Table Inc      View profile   

    The Assistance Fund (TAF)     View profile