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Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Good Apple vs Bad Apple

"How many bad apples are there in the nonprofit sector?" This is a question we regularly hear from donors. And, I'm happy to say, that the answer is pretty positive. Out of the 8,000+ charities we rate:
Our analysis shows that no matter the cause a donor wants to support, there is a charity engaged in that work that is worthy of their trust and support. But this analysis also reveals that a small percentage of bad apples do exist. However, donors can easily avoid these bad apples they do their due diligence and they are proactive in their giving.

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