The Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island recently received a four-star rating by Charity Navigator
, an assessment organization that evaluates charitable organizations in the United States. Four stars is the group’s highest possible rating. Charity Navigator awards stars based on a variety of factors related to transparency and whether funds are spent effectively and efficiently. A four-star rating signifies that the Alliance exceeds industry standards and outperforms most charities in its cause category.
According to the Charity Navigator website, the rating system helps donors learn how a charity compares on performance metrics with other charities throughout the country. Donors can be more confident that, in supporting those charities rated highly by Charity Navigator, they will be supporting organizations that are more financially healthy, accountable, and transparent. Charity Navigator is an independent organization that receives no donations or advertising from the organizations it evaluates.