I have a whole list of charities that I currently support, but I really need to find ONE that sums up my core beliefs and one whose goals I look forward to. 12 months ago
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How I did it: I listed down a whole bunch of things I feel passionate about: cancer research, saving the dolphins, saving the environment, and rehabilitating our soldiers, just to name a few.
I went on charitynavigator.org, a website that rates each non-profit charity on two axes: accountability and transparency, and a financial score.
They also list what percentage of funds go to the actual cause, as well as program expenses, and administrative expenses. Some charities also state how much the CEO makes! Another helpful facet I found were reviews from people who had direct interactions with the charities themselves.
Combining that info with other website and news info, I was able to narrow down my choices to a few key charities. Read how I did it… 11 months ago