We begin our fiscal year with news that Charity Navigator has awarded us its coveted 4-star rating for demonstrating strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency.
Charity Navigator’s award letter to us continues: “The nonprofit sector is advancing and expanding. As our organizations evolve, so do the desires and interests of our supporters. Astute donors are yearning for greater accountability, transparency, and for concrete results from us. With more than 1.5 million American charities, Charity Navigator aims to accentuate the work of efficient and transparent organizations. The intent of our work is to provide donors with essential information to give them greater confidence in both the charitable decisions that they make and the nonprofit sector.
Based on the most recent information available, we have issued a new rating for your organization. We are proud to announce Independent Catholic Foundation for the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown has earned our eighth consecutive 4-star rating. This is our highest possible rating and indicates that your organization adheres to sector best practices and executes its mission in a financially efficient way. Attaining a 4-star rating verifies that Independent Catholic Foundation for the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown exceeds industry standards and outperforms most charities in your area of work. Only 4% of the charities we evaluate have received at least 8 consecutive 4-star evaluations, indicating that Independent Catholic Foundation for the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown outperforms most other charities in America. This exceptional designation from Charity Navigator sets Independent Catholic Foundation for the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown apart from its peers and demonstrates to the public its trustworthiness.”
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