Charity Navigator, one of the nation’s premier charity evaluations has awarded United Way of Anderson County a coveted 4-star rating for sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency.
As the nonprofit sector continues to grow at an unprecedented pace, savvy donors are demanding more accountability, transparency and quantifiable results from the charities they choose to support with their hard-earned dollars. The goal of Charity Navigator is to provide donors with essential information needed to give them greater confidence in the charitable choices they make.
Receiving four out of a possible four stars indicates that United Way of Anderson County organization adheres to good governance and other best practices that minimize the chance of unethical activities and consistently executes its mission in a fiscally responsible way.
“Receiving this 4 star designation affirms the efforts we make at United Way of Anderson County to maximize our resources and demonstrate our accountability to our donors and the community,” says, Carol Burdette.
Approximately a quarter of the charities evaluated, have received the highest rating, indicating that United Way of Anderson County outperforms most other charities in America. This "exceptional" designation from Charity Navigator differentiates United Way of Anderson
County from its peers and demonstrates to the public it is worthy of their trust.
Forbes, Business Week, and Kiplinger's Financial Magazine, among others, have profiled and celebrated Charity Navigator’s unique method of applying data-driven analysis to the charitable sector.
“It is always an honor when you’re recognized locally for your efforts in the community; however, it is a momentous occasion when you are recognized nationally,” stated JT Boseman, Chair of the United Way of Anderson County Board of Directors. “United Way of Anderson County exists to make a difference in the community and transparency in all that we do is of utmost importance to make that happen.”