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Joni And Friends Earns Coveted 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator for Fourth Consecutive Year
We’re happy to announce that Joni and Friends’ strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. This is the fourth consecutive year that Joni and Friends has earned this top distinction.
“Joni and Friends’ exceptional 4-star rating sets it apart from its peers and demonstrates its trustworthiness to the public,” Michael Thatcher, President & CEO of Charity Navigator, said. “Only a quarter of charities rated by Charity Navigator receive the distinction of our 4-star rating. This adds Joni and Friends to a preeminent group of charities working to overcome our world’s most pressing challenges. Based on its 4-star rating, people can trust that their donations are going to a financially responsible and ethical charity when they decide to support Joni and Friends.”
Since 2002, using objective analysis, Charity Navigator has awarded only the most fiscally responsible organizations a 4-star rating. In 2011, Charity Navigator added 17 metrics, focused on governance and ethical practices as well as measures of openness, to its ratings methodology. These Accountability & Transparency metrics, which account for 50 percent of a charity’s overall rating, reveal which charities operate in accordance with industry best practices and whether they are open with their donors and stakeholders.
More information about our rating is available free of charge on Charity Navigator’s website.