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Tuesday, March 29, 2022

DEI in the Community & Culture Beacon: Donor Perspectives

For almost twenty years, Charity Navigator has provided donors with ratings to guide their giving toward the most effective and impactful nonprofits. With the launch of the Encompass Rating System, our ratings have become deeper with more areas of performance explored. Earlier this month, we began scoring nonprofits on their diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) practices

Thursday, March 24, 2022

Donor Perspective: BRAC – An example of scaling success

Giving back is crucial to my wife and me.  We use a disciplined process to identify nonprofits for investment and collaboration.  Several questions drive the best fit for us, especially given unique issues and opportunities for international organizations. The key questions we ask when determining what international organizations to support:

Monday, March 21, 2022

Highlighting Nonprofits That Put Equity Into Practice

Nonprofits that put equity into practice and donors that value the work of organizations that demonstrate their commitment to equity have a new opportunity to connect. How? Through Charity Navigator’s newly-released Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) ratings. These ratings, powered by nonprofit profile data provided voluntarily to Candid,  assess where organizations are in their journey to prioritizing equity in their operations and pursuit of their missions.