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2010 Annual Report 2010 in Review—A Message From Pat Dugan, Chairman; and Ken Berger, President & CEO Dear Friends, 2010 was a banner year for Charity Navigator! Significant progress was made in all four of the strategic directions established for the organization by the Board in 2008. We are delighted to share with you the following highlights. Our goal to provide you with the best service: 1. Expand and Improve Our Rating Methodology In 2010, we completed a revamp of our rating system to include a new dimension that goes beyond a charity’s financial health. Specifically, we are assessing the organization’s commitment to accountability and transparency to its donors and other key stakeholders. In addition, we began testing the third dimension we plan to add to our rating system, which measures the results of charities’ work in addition to financial health and accountability/transparency. Thanks to a grant from The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, we ran the initial test of all three dimensions of the new rating system, which we call CN 2.0. We anticipate formally launching the results dimension in 2012. We also introduced new evaluative criteria that transcend the scope of an organization’s rating. For example, to keep users fully informed, we developed a Donor Advisory message about charities we have learned are under investigation or facing legal issues—timely insights that, we believe, donors should factor into their charitable decision making. Our goal to increase our reach: 2. Broaden Donor Utilization With over 4.7 million site visits in 2010, we experienced a 25% year-over-year increase from 2009. In the immediate aftermath of the Haiti disaster in January 2010, we were logging close to 80,000 visits a day. We have never before seen this level of Web site traffic! More than 235,000 registered users—an increase of 19% from the 2009 total of 198,000—took advantage of exciting new features on our Web site, including the ability to create a personalized charity portfolio, share insights on favorite charities with friends and family, compare charities, post comments, and view historical ratings and financial data. Nearly 115,000 subscribers—an increase of 21% over the 2009 total of 94,000—received our monthly e-Newsletter, which provides timely philanthropic news, trends, and tips. 2 Our goal to ensure financial sustainability: 3. Increase and Diversify Funding We are also pleased to report that 15,443 new supporters of Charity Navigator joined our donor family—an 89% increase over the 2009 total of 8,175. We thank all of our donors for continually inspiring our efforts to be the world’s leading charitable giving resource! Our work on CN 2.0 is clearly resonating with grantmakers—foundation support rose nearly 800% in 2010, from $15,500 to $120,500. Pat Dugan In addition to contributions and grants, we worked diligently to identify important new revenue sources in such areas as advertising, data sales, customized reports, and information-subscription services. Our goal to be a model of Best Practices: 4. Become a 4-Star Charity A leadership gift from our founders, Pat and Marion Dugan, provided us with more than a year of working capital, which meets Charity Navigator’s highest standard on this measure of financial performance. Thanks to a capacity building grant from The Trustees’ Philanthropy Fund of the Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund, we completed a strategic planning/theory Ken Berger of change retreat and blueprint to better focus our own work to produce meaningful and measurable results for our stakeholders. To that end, users can keep track of our progress by visiting the Effectiveness & Results section of the About Us page on our Web site. In closing, we could not have accomplished any of these milestones without you—our loyal users and supporters. Going forward, we will continually strive to deliver the best service possible to all individuals and groups that seek to make real changes for the better in the lives of people and communities everywhere. Sincerely, Pat Dugan Ken Berger Co-Founder & Chairman President & CEO 3 charitynavigator.org: New Features and Functionality Notable upgrades were made to the Charity Navigator Web site in 2010. Together, the new features and functionality support ongoing communication with and among our stakeholders, and directly augment the scope and quality of data we publish on individual charities. The principal Web site improvements included: 1 1 Accountability/Transparency A new data tab where users access qualitative and quantitative information tied to a charity’s governance: strategic-, financial-, and management- 1 related variables. More than 2,500 charities are currently assessed in terms of this criterion. We are on target to finish compiling this information for all 5,500 of the charities we currently evaluate, and this data will be factored into the Charity Navigator star rating system in late summer 2011. 2 Donor Advisory Timely alerts highlight legal and regulatory actions occurring at a given charity that may have A growing number of charities have added CN-specific pages on their Web sites a bearing on donors’ charitable decision making. documenting accountability-transparency. 2 4 3 3 No Government Support Feature An advanced search engine feature informs donors if a charitable organization receives government funding. 4 Charity Input A series of data fields allows charitable organizations to self-report administrative, operational, and mission- related information. 5 Charity Navigator/Facebook Linkage Charity Navigator users who are also “Facebookers” can indicate that they “like” favorite charities and see how many other Charity Navigator users also like those groups and have posted links to the charities’ rating pages on their Facebook profile page. Additional site upgrades are planned for 2011. Individually, each will strengthen the depth of our published data and research. Collectively, they will support a key pillar of the Charity Navigator mission: facilitating donors’ research and 4 decision making for focused and impactful charitable giving. Comments from users: “Your newhave written to those of my charities whichmost red welcome. I Accountability & Transparency section is have flags raised, and their response has generally been very positive. Thanks for your great service. ” ~ Mr. T., via e-mail 5 “years andthank you for your service; I have used it informationoris 4 I want to am always pleased with the results. The the past 3 timely, educational and exactly what I am looking for when making a decision to support a non-profit. ” ~ Ms. D.C., Community Affairs Specialist from Pennsylvania 5 Stakeholder Communications 1 In 2010, Charity Navigator significantly expanded its stakeholder communication efforts to deliver thought- leadership insights that support charitable giving by individuals and institutions worldwide. Today, the Charity Navigator communication program comprises these core components: 1 e-Newsletter Nearly 115,000 subscribers currently receive this monthly digital publication, which delivers news, trends, and advice focused on all aspects of charitable giving and the nonprofit sector. 2 CN Blog and “Ken’s Commentary” Via these online forums, our president and CEO, Ken Berger, along with Charity Navigator staff, weigh in on a variety of timely topics affecting the nonprofit industry, and provide news, links to relevant 2 articles, videos, and other guidance for donors. In 2010, our blogs generated nearly 300 posts from users offering their views on key developments in the world of philanthropy. 3 Social Media Supporters of Charity Navigator increasingly tune in to our ongoing feeds and discussions on such popular social media sites as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. Our social media efforts are allowing users to connect with Charity Navigator—as well as with each other—to share valuable information, ideas, and personal insights. Comments from users: “I would and you it exclusively tofrequenton donations, other than Navigator like use to know I am a decide visitor to Charity 3 to my small local charities. Charity Navigator is 4 star in my book! ~ Ms. P.B., from North Carolina ” 6 4 4 Media Relations Major news outlets, including CNN and Fox Business News, frequently turn to Charity Navigator for commentary on charitable giving in the wake of major natural disasters, as well as on recurring issues tied to individual and institutional philanthropy. Charity Navigator was included in Money Magazine’s “20 Best Money Web sites” and cited in Suze Orman’s “10 Steps to a Worry-Free Financial Future” feature in O, The Oprah Magazine. 5 Industry Conferences Charity Navigator presented at several major 5 conferences and forums in 2010. In particular, Ken Berger logged thousands of miles, domestically and internationally, to serve as a featured speaker at leading industry venues. These included the SOCAP10 conference in San Francisco, and a Columbia University symposium, entitled “Crowdsourcing, Transparency and Results-Based Charity Ratings: The CHARITY Next Generation of Nonprofit Evaluation,” which was presented as part of the NextGen:Charity conference. Communication breeds education. Charity Navigator ensures that donors receive practical guidance to make informed charitable-giving decisions, and that nonprofit executives gain actionable insights on strategic and operational Best Practices. Via ever-expanding communication outreach, Charity Navigator is providing vital information to maximize the scope and social impact of charitable giving. Comments from users: “I had no ideawanted toyourselvesawere a charitable you organization. I that you send you donation as a thank for the good work you do to help others to choose the most deserving charities for donations of our hard-earned money. ~ Mr. C.O., from California ” 7 Strategic Partnerships Charity Navigator’s evaluative methodology continues to evolve. Strategic partnerships are playing an important role in the process. A key strategy for actualizing CN 2.0 is aligning with established nonprofit industry partners that share our strategic mission and values, and whose technologies will help drive meaningful enhancements to our rating system. Two major partnerships were initiated in 2010 with strategically like-minded organizations that offer advanced research and data-analytics capabilities: GreatNonprofits This group channels feedback on nonprofits’ performance via tools that allow donors to share their personal experience with given charities. Data and Web-based functionality provided by GreatNonprofits has enabled the conversion of the “comment” section on our Web site to a full user-review section. 8 Keystone Accountability This organization collects and analyzes benchmarked donor feedback via systematic data collection. Keystone is a major partner in the development of CN 2.0, most notably the results rating dimension. First-phase testing of this dimension was completed in the fall of 2010, with seed money provided by a grant from The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. Potential new alliance partners are continually being identified. Importantly, our ability to fully implement CN 2.0 by 2012 requires productive partnerships with organizations that have complementary missions and capabilities. GreatNonprofits and Keystone Accountability represent the types of valued strategic partners that Charity Navigator will align with in the months ahead. 9 Branded Products and Services As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, Charity Navigator does not accept contributions or fees from the charities we evaluate. Operating expenses are funded through voluntary donations from individual and institutional donors. Expanding and diversifying our sources of funding is central to our strategic plan. The goal: to bolster our financial health and, in turn, enhance our ability to serve all individuals and groups committed to charitable giving. Charity Navigator continues to introduce new programs, services, and branded products that will help fund future initiatives. For example, in 2010 we: 1 Developed an expanded advertising sales program involving banner ads and other space unit sales on our Web site and in select digital and print publications 2 Launched the publication of customized Charity Reports to provide philanthropists with vital research and analysis to guide their charitable-giving activities 1 3 Commenced a formal program to identify new and emerging opportunities for data sales, information-subscription offerings, and other revenue generation sources Charity Navigator relies primarily on funding from voluntary contributions. However, we are committed to supporting our own fiscal future by monetizing—wherever possible —the data and research-based insights we amass on an ongoing basis. Doing so will remain a central element of our future development. Comment from a charity: On more “donor hasthan one occasion, a noted that the rating helped inform her/his decision to give or give again. Also, our current rating and your stated plans to expand your methodology keep me and my staff on our toes—no one ” wants to see our rating slip. ~ Katherine E. Snider, Executive Director Baby Buggy, New York, NY 2 11 2011 Strategic Initiatives Charity Navigator is well-positioned to build on our 2010 successes in 2011. We will continue to invest ample energies and resources in actualizing CN 2.0, our enhanced ratings methodology. Its ongoing evolution promises to revolutionize the landscape of charitable giving. As cited earlier, the Charity Navigator rating system has historically been focused on financial analysis of a charity’s performance. With CN 2.0, however, we will move from a one-dimensional assessment model to a comprehensive, three-dimensional view: financial health, the organization’s level of accountability and transparency, and its documented “results” as measured against the group’s unique charter and mission. Swiftly actualizing CN 2.0 will help us achieve our goal to expand our ratings beyond the 5,500 charities currently covered. Charity Navigator ultimately intends to annually evaluate the 10,000+ charities that garner approximately 70% of the revenue coming into the nonprofit sector each year. 12 Expanding the ranks of our charity evaluators will be key to achieving our growth objectives. To that end, we are launching a national pilot program—thanks to valuable seed support from The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation—which, in its initial stages, involves recruiting and training graduate students in universities across the country. This project is an exciting new component of our development strategy. Charity Navigator’s near-term initiatives are gaining momentum, and our long-term strategic plan is taking shape. Significantly, their core focus supports our core mission: effecting measurable improvements in human welfare and accelerating the development of workable solutions to our world’s most persistent social problems. Comment from a charity: “We are thrilled tomade itreceived the coveted 4-star rating from a motivator to us to keep especially to have have six times in a row. The 4-star rating is Charity Navigator—and building capacity, which translates into providing more service to the people we help. Our growth this past fiscal year has been phenomenal due in part to the large increase in the numbers of people needing food assistance. Having the 4-star rating proved to be even more valuable during ” this time frame as we needed to raise more resources in order to deliver larger amounts of food. ~H. Dennis Smith, CEO & Executive Director Northern Illinois Food Bank 13 Financial Statements Growth in Web Site Usage Growth in Website Usage 2010 5,000,000 4,758,929 4,500,000 4,000,000 3,850,458 3,758,198 3,500,000 3,425,167 Number of Visitors 3,000,000 2,565,168 2,500,000 2,158,554 2,000,000 1,500,000 1,000,000 751,931 500,000 404,592 73,172 0 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Years FYE 14 Growth in Non-founder Contributions Growth in Non-Founder Contributions $900,000 $810,707 $800,000 $700,000 Level of Contributions $600,000 $500,000 $448,168 $400,000 $272,203 $300,000 $200,000 $146,104 $106,184 $100,000 $26,727 $0 $5,377 $13,261 $0 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 5,000,000 Years FYE 4,500,000 4,000,000 3,500,000 Number of Visitors 3,000,000 2,500,000 2,000,000 1,500,000 1,000,000 500,000 0 15 Financial Statements For the 12 months ended November 30, 2010. Audited financial statements.* 1% Total Revenues 4% 4 % Contributions—Founders & Board $2,120,215 $483,057 Contributions—Individuals $120,500 17% Foundation Support Advertising $110,627 Data Sales $15,538 Consulting $1,405 Other $4,713 74% 100% Total Revenues $2,856,055 2% Operating Revenues 8% Contributions—Founders & Board $608,496 Contributions—Individuals $483,057 9% Foundation Support $120,500 Advertising $110,627 Data Sales $15,538 Consulting $1,405 Other $4,713 36% 45% 100% Total Revenues $1,344,336 16 Total Expenses 5% Program Services $835,047 10% General & Administration $103,776 Development & Fundraising $52,726 100% Total Expenses $991,549 85% *Total revenue in fiscal 2010 included a one-time gift of just over $1.5 million from our founders, Pat and Marion Dugan, to provide us with a reserve account of $1.3 million and $200,000 for FYE 2011 operations; in addition to providing the Total Revenue data from our financial audit, we are also providing a chart of Operating Revenue, which shows monies raised strictly for FYE 2010 day-to-day operations. 17 Our Donors—Helping to Transform the World of Philanthropy Charity Navigator would like to Advisor Amherst Securities Group, L.P. thank the following donors for ($5,000 - $9,999) Anonymous (4) gifts totaling $100 or more made Anonymous (1) Holly H. Bard from December 1, 2009 through Colleen McDonnell and Kamala Chapman November 30, 2010. Donors Matthew Giegerich Peter Dugan with aggregate donations of less Douglas J. Durkin than $100 are acknowledged on Navigator Michael Flynn our Web site. ($1,000 - $4,999) GenRe Donors are credited for designated Anonymous (2) Miles Greenbaum and Judy Danish contributions to specific programs Claude E. Blackburn Betty P. King or projects and for general Blue Ridge Charitable Trust Joel Koplos operating contributions made Patricia Bogucki Fabian Kott directly to Charity Navigator. Folkert B. Breitsma Joseph and Judith Luongo These include gifts and pledges Bob Byers, Jr. Minjen Mao made through the United Way Keith A. Carr Michael Marek and employer matching gifts. Gordon Chaffee Peter Muller Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund Thomas H. Murray, Ph.D. Note: If your name is not listed, we Robert Giles James P. Phelan apologize for the oversight. If your Elizabeth Halliday John Piccolo name is misspelled, please forgive Susan Heyman Kenneth S. Rose, Esq. us. In either case, please contact Islamic Circle of North America- Marc A. Silverstein our office at 201-818-1288, x 115 New Jersey, Inc. Dana A. Starvish so we can correct the error. Beverly S. Jacobs Anil C. Stevens We also gratefully acknowledge Karen Katz The U.S. Charitable those donors who wish to Charles Knowles Gift Trust remain anonymous. Lynn Londen Barbara Tomek-White Carl Edward Marhaver Valassis Elena Marszalek Merryl Zegar Emily Louise Michael Debra A. Moss Beacon David Mowery ($250 - $499) ANNUAL CAMPAIGN Richard Nathan John and Sharon Amdall Benefactor George Nolfi Anonymous (7) ($100,000 and above) Alex Pyles David C. Arch Anonymous (1) Schwab Charitable Fund Blaine A. Barron Pat and Marion Dugan Rhea Snyder Leonard Bebchick Alfred C. Tom Burton E. Belzer Patron UBS Financial Services, Inc. L.J. Berlik ($25,000 - $49,999) Vanguard Charitable Daniel T. Bilko Anonymous (1) Endowment Program Edward and Patricia Bryant Daniel Wesley Eugene Buonaiuto Leader Douglas Williams Louis W. Burgener ($10,000 - $24,999) Capital One Services, LLC Integrascan.com Explorer Barbara C. Cavanaugh James and Andrea Lawson ($500 - $999) Catherine A. Cleveland Suhail Afzal Philip Colosimo Noelie S. Alito Deborah Connolly 18 Arthur Cooperman Michael Albert John and Clara Bozek Linda Davidge Scott Alexander Lisa A. Brenskelle Jim Dean Hilal Al-Hilali Jeffrey Bridges Donald and Elida Dereby Samuel Allar Gregory J. Brigance Stewart Dunn Sheila A. Alpers Faye A. Briggs Peter French George Alvarez-Correa Ralph Bristol Morris Friedell America’s Charities Gwen Vor Broker Michael Frisby Jon Anderson Julie Brown Jesús Galaviz Virginia Anderson Stephen Brown Mary Gallo John Andresen Susan A. Brown Helen Gjessing Frank J. Anelante, Jr. Valerie Brown Roy J. Grogan Anonymous (41) Willard B. Brown Bill and Renee Harris Ryan Arbogast William E. Brown, II John Hirschi Charles E. Arnett Fay V. Brugger Karen Snider Houghton Nancy Arnold Gregory W. Bruno JustGive Anthony and Joyce Arrighi William Bunch Marjorie Klayman Javier Gordun Artal Lori Bunting Barbara Kyse Patricia Arthur Jay and Donna Bushnell Michael Lasavio Peter R. Aubrey-Smith Carra Bussa Diane Lee Donald Babo Shama Butala Sean R. Levine Peter Baer James Butt James L. Long Henry Bain Barbara C. Calhoun Linda Marlowe Payne Bair Randy Campbell Matt McCarthy Tracy L. Baker Douglas W. Carnine Paul McClenon John D. Baley Ronald J. Carson Karen E. McCulley Robert F. Bangert Gene Carter Matthew R. McKenna Robert Banning Robert Chambers Mike Edwards Motorsports Hugh Bareiss Dave and Barbara Chase Robert V. Osman Paul Barriere Teresa P. Chegwidden Kelly Richmond George Bates Tin Chen Riverside Marine Jason Bausewein Peter Curia and Cheri Van Sant Michael and Leslie Ross Daryl E. Benson H. Jerrell Chesney Stephen A. Scott Kenneth A. Berger Steve Chihos Rene Sellen Monique G. Bergeron Nick Chiusolo Alan Simon Sanne Berrig Bohdan Chomut Louis Steinberg Jordy Berson Ernest W. Chow Geoff and Colleen Tate Dale and Joanne Berven Ernie Chow Matthew E. Terstriep Deborah P. Bethea Richard H. Clise The Henry J. Fox Trust Dileep K. Bhat Rev. Misty E. Closs Judson Traphagen Kathleen Blackwelder Cheryl Cobb Raymond Ventrice Marciel Blaisdell Kathleen D. Cochran Donald Watts Howard Bleich Daniel I. Cohen James K. Wong Merrill Bruce Block Judith Colburn Dana S. Ziebel Dale Bloomquist Maria Collier Paige Bluhdorn Steven and Kathy Collins Builder William D. Boelter Christian Comito ($100 - $249) James F. Bogardus, Jr. Thomas G. Cook Nelson and Jeni Abramson Daniel and Kelly Bolthouse Lon Cooksey Gregory S. Adams Robert Book Kenneth W. Cooley Henele Adams Dick and Marilyn Bottom Barbara Cooney Robert C. Adams John E. Boyd Ben C. Corballis, M.D. Kenneth Adelson Edward R. Boyer Judith Covell 19 Builder (cont) Marie Ernst Bertille Glass ($100 - $249) Tanya E. Evanoff David Gluck Cranky Baby Productions Inc. ezz_art Claude Goldenberg Kathy Crespino Faith Lutheran Church Robert Golson Cedomir Crnkovic Robert Fajardo Meredith L. Goodnight Carol A. Crofoot Michael S. Farber Michael Goodwin Renee M. Croft Don H. Feathers Richard Y. Gordon John Crouch Jeff Feig Pat Goulding Andrew Crowley Pat Feld Richard and Sally Graham Renelle J. Cucinello Janet Ferguson Jeffrey Graubard Roy A. Cunniff Margot H. Finn Ursula Gries Will Curns Terence Finn William S. Griffin Stephen J. Dagle Gerrit Fitch Donald L. Grimes Sam Daube Stephen Fitzpatrick George E. Grobowsky Marie Daverio Jody Fleischer Eric Grosse Stephen and Janet Day Mark Fleischer Kay D. Guild Vivien de Gunzburg Thomas Florack Madhavi Gundala J. Blair Dean Rebecca Florez Bruce R. Guthrie Helen Marie Dearden FM Global Foundation Sharon Hall Janet S. DeGilio Martin Forchheimer Vicki Hall Sud DeLand Lawrence and Brenda Ford John O. Hansen Jim and Kim DeLapa Albert Foster Kathryn Harder Baldwin County Alumnae Delta David Fox Kathryn M. Harder Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. David Frasure Dorothy Harkness Jay and Carol Devore Ross Frazer Dale E. Harris Robert Dilworth David Fredericks Joe W. Harris James A. Dingus, Jr. Barbara Fromm Frederick C. Hartman Joseph J. DiSepio James and Carol Fujimoto Mitch Harvey Kristie E. Dodge Ray Fulton Loline Hathaway Carol G. Doherty Warren Galkin Joyce Jean Hatter Craig Donahue Olive P. Gallagher Robert Hawkins Claudia Donatello Barbara P. Galopin Phil Helms Kim Doolan Ganahl Lumber Co. Karin Henry John Dunn Claudia Ganz Leeha Herrera Warren and Dorothy Durling Beverley Gardner Terry L. Hershey Elinor Duval Phyllis Gardner Eve R. Hershkowitz Steven M. Dyer Doug and Geni Garrison Ronald E. Higginbotham Shirley Eadline Patrick M. Garvey Edwin Hightower, Jr. R. Reid Earley Stephen J. Garza D. Rand Hillier Rohit P. Eddy Marion Horton Gebhard Steve and Martha Hixon Marianna Edgerton Susan Gedanke Arlene Hoffer Donald and Helen Edwards Bill Geigl David Hoffman J. Chris Edwardsen Edwin B. Gentry Julien I.E. Hoffman Earl M. Eggers, M.D. Robert Todd Gerlough Eric Hoggard John Ehrhardt Gordon Gibson Michael E. Holton Eleanor R. Eidels Stuart Giebelman Duane Hoppmann Matthew J. Ellsworth Diana Clark Gill Richard A. Horvitz Mark Endicott Edith Gingras Philip and Holiday Houck Gordon G. Engeldinger Jack M. Ginsburg Ling-Chi Huang Richard Eppler Erica Ginter Hans Huber Wayne Ericksen John Giuffrida Kurt and Laura Hudson Margaret Erickson Giving Tree, LLC Amy Huftel 20 John A. Hufty Donald Kuna Marshall E. McMahon Donald Human Kevin Kuntz Lisa McMillan Ted Humphry Rosamond Kuntz Joanne McQuigg Bradley Hunt Nancy W. Kurtz Malcolm McWhorter Jayson Ingram Steven R. Labbe Murray Melbin Pat Jackson-Colando James H. Lake Ralph Melville Fritz Jandrey Jay W. Lang Merrill Lynch & Co. Foundation, Inc. Lonnie P. Jarrell David LaPoint Philip Merryman Glenn Jayasekara Robert Lassandrello Robert W. Messerschmidt Elizabeth Jayne Richard Lederman Annie P. Michaelis Josephine Jeanot John Marshall Lee Todd Middlemis Joseph Baugnon and Linda Mary C. Lellouche Midland National Individual Marie Jenkins James Leste Matching Gift Program Thomas Johnston Jerry Levine John E. Milko Vance M. Jones Andrew and Cynthia Lewis Greg Millard Charles and Sally Jorgensen Joan K. Lewis Karen Miller Shawn Jorgensen Sabrina Y. Liak Ralph Miller Russell Jucovics R. Linnell V. David and Billie Miller Jeffrey Kadison David Lock John and Wende Milner Grace Kadoya Wendy M. Lohn Brenda Milum Rachel Kahn-Hut Stephen B. Love Hideyo Minagi, M.D. Peter J. Kalisky Marilyn A. Luby Patricia L. Minami Mayola Kalkstein Gail Mahanger Donald K. Minner Aileen P. Kanan Timothy Brophy Maher Nelson Missbach Jessica Kaplan Michele Mahood Howard and Heidi Mitnick Craig Kattner Jo Malik Robert Miyahira Derek Kaufman Marilyn G. Malik Samir Modi Robert Kaufman Scott Mangum Mary Lou Moffitt Judith Kautz Scott R. Mangum Rafik Momin Gerald W. Kehle Rick Martello Ellen Monahan Marilyn Kelly Christine Martin Ivan Montalvo Susan Kenney David and Nancy Martin John W. Moody John L. Kenton Marilyn L. Martin Neeta K. Moonka, M.D. Marianne Kernan Miguel Martin Mary Lou Morella Christopher C. Lund and Mona K. Martin James and Marie Moriarty Kerry E. Kornblatt L. Hardy Mason John Morrow Brett Kettering Connie Matthews Thomas G. Mortenson Adele Kiell Keller Matthews Kathy Mosher Dale Kiesewetter Sten Mawson Phillip Mossholder Peter R. Killeen Marty Maxwell Vern Moter Frank S. Kilpatrick Robert J. Maxwell Motorola Foundation Alan R. Kimbell Kurt Mayer Aaron Muhlenkamp Malcolm King Thomas Mayer Mary Murphy Sonia King Michael McCann Mr. and Mrs. Oliver C. Murray, Jr. Keitha Kinne Joan E. McCauley Aurangzeb N. Nagy Donald L. Knox Tara McClaran Robert S. Naleid Amos Koech Patrick McCollim June Nazarian John and Cynthia Kondon John McCune Keri Nelson Mark Kosmo John D. McGourthy, Sr. Richard Nelson Heather M. Krieger William and Mary Jane McGuckin Thomas and Margaret Neumann Peggy J. Krotz Ann McKillop Jan Nickey Douglas A. Kruger Iris McKinley Galen Nippert 21 Builder (cont) David A. and Judith W. Roe Michael S. Smith ($100 - $249) William and Dona Romaine Sanford V. and Patricia K. Smith Richard Oda John B. Rose Stephen L. Smith Phyllis Odell Della Stolsworth and Gary Rosen Pero Smrzlic Germaine L. Odenheimer Jeremy Rosenthal W. R. Smythe, Jr Sean O’Donnell Marcia A. Rosenthal Gail Smythers Catherine O’Halloran Peter and Beth Rosenthal Junko A. Snyder Sarah O’Hara Gina D. Rowsam Sobel & Co., LLC Anne P. Osher Marvin and Joy Rubin Leif Solberg Jong B. Park Larry E. Ruff Annette Soodhalter Beverly M. Parker Robert and Laurie Ruxer Abby Soven Daniel Parker Elizabeth Whalen, M.D. and Mark Sparrow Kusum Patel Terrence Ryan, M.D. William E. Spears Frances P. Paterno Eric W. Rynerson Matthew W. Chew Spence Courtney W. Paul Philip Sabransky Cindy Spencer Arne Paulson Daniel Saltz Lane Spencer Meredith Payne Larry Salustro Margaret A. Spencer Thomas F. Pearson, Jr. John Sampson Steve Sperber R.E. and Jane L. Peattie Kenneth Sarauer R. Sprague Andrew Peerson Tomas Saulys Joseph and Patti Stager Michael and Pearl Pelatt Ronald Schafer Jeffrey G. Stark Edmund Pendleton, Jr. Gretchen I. Schaffner C.V. Starr & Co., Inc. Lynn T. Petersen Richard and Maryan Schall Ralph J. Staunton Lars Peterson Gregory and Lori Schamp Ronald and Mary Jane Steele John Pfister Arnold and Arielle Schechter C. Steen Kenneth Phillips Theodore G. Schmidt, Jr. John Steensen Eric Ping Nancy Schneider Judy Sterry Wayne and Martha Pomerleau Brian Schumacher Gareth Stevens Thomas Portman Jason J. Scott Catherine M. Stiefel Arturo Porzecanski Robert Seifert Julian Stienon Ellen Lee Posel Charles Seim Susan Stone Thomas Power Donald F. Senear A. Kevin and Dawn M. Stoppello Ann G. Powers Connie Seter Timothy Strinden Catherine Preziosi R.M. Seymour Timothy E. Strinden Derek and Susan Price Michael Shannon Arthur F. Strohmer, Jr. Michael Propper Eric Shapiro Bill Strugger Tim and Sally Quirk Stuart A. Shapiro David Stupin Michael S. Radeos Balaji Shivaji Harvey R. Styron Richard Radmer John Shoemaker Kay Suh Helen Raiser Brian L. Shunamon Victoria Deutsch Sutherland Sampath Rajappa Deborah Siegele John F. Swaim, II Earl and Lola Redding Allene Sieling Marc Sylvane Jack J. Reid Mary Louise Sigtenhorst Joseph and Cecelia Szurszewski Jerry Rex Richard Silliman David Tanner James P. Rhemer Marc Silverstein Laura Taylor Gregory Richterich Philip Sine Adam G. Thomas Chris Ricketts Jacqueline G. Singer C. Gomer Thomas Norman R. Ritter Donna Skillern Eleanor Thomas Carol W. Roberts John B. Slater F. Deaver and Mary Jean Thomas Lynne N. Roberts Beverly Sloan R. Murray Thomas Thomas Robertson, Jr. A.W. Smith, Jr. Peter A. Thome Marcialyn Robinowitz Michael Smith Frederick Thompson 22 Gregory C. Thompson John S. Wilson Explorer Patti Thompson C. Norman Winningstad ($500 - $999) John Tice, Ph.D. Kenneth D. Wintermuth Amaturo Family Foundation Mitchell Timin Jeffrey Wood New Hampshire Charitable Terrance Tobias Susan E. Woodward Foundation Patricia M. Todd Timothy K. Woofter Yee Family Foundation Tormach LLC Kelly Wright Marshall Trackman Write Score LLC Beacon Mei-Yin Tseng Timothy J. Yee ($250 - $499) Robert L. Turner, III Barbara O. York American Endowment Foundation Katren Tyler Terrence Zehrer California Community Foundation James and Judith Ullman Diana D. Zentay The Thomas and Carol Doug and Sue Upshaw Royce Zia Cracchiolo Foundation Laura Valenti Irwin S. Zonis Krishnan V. Varagur John B. Zurell Builder Joseph Vassallo ($100 - $249) Suzanne Vaughan FOUNDATION GRANTS The California Wellness Foundation John Velonis 4-Star Patron Community Foundation of Mary Dawn Verdery ($50,000 - $99,999) the Jewish Federation of Rafael Villalba The William and Flora Orange County Sharlene Vo Hewlett Foundation FM Global Foundation Alex von Hoffmann Charles and Margaret Levin Richard W. Walker Patron Family Foundation Inc. Anne Warburton ($25,000 - $49,999) Merrill Lynch & Co. Foundation, Inc. Jacqueline Warburton The Trustees’ Philanthropy Motorola Foundation Robert Ward Fund of the Fidelity Charitable Rudy & Alice Ramsey Foundation Kevin Waterbury Gift Fund Roger and Susan Stone Douglas E. Waters Family Foundation Tom R. Watson, Jr. Leader Wheeler Family Foundation, Inc. Chatkaew Wattano ($10,000 - $24,999) David Watts Hobbs Foundation Barry Waxman Phyllis Weaver Navigator Charles R. Webb, Jr. ($1,000 - $4,999) Mike Weinberg The Milton V. Brown Foundation Mellina Weiss The Daphne Seybolt Ronald Welch Culpeper Foundation Kate Wendleton Tomchin Family Charitable Robert J. Wente Foundation Bonnie Westal Gordon Westdahl FOUNDATION SUPPORT Harley J. Westfall Navigator Mark Westin ($1,000 - $4,999) Wheeler Family Foundation, Inc. PJ Callahan Foundation, Inc. Julie Wheeler The Robert H. and Anita Q. Scott Wheeler Lawe Foundation Steven Whitfield The Minneapolis Foundation Steven S. Whitfield Stifler Family Foundation Michael Williams Michael E. Williams Wendy L. Williams David Wilson 23 The Charity Navigator Full-Time Team 1st Row L to R: Matt Viola, Joanne Reisser, Sandra Miniutti, Michelle Tang 2nd Row L to R: Tim Gamory, Leonie Giles, Ken Berger, Vince Bogucki Board of Directors John P. Dugan Ken Berger Thomas H. Murray, Ph.D. Co-Founder & Board Chair President & CEO Richard Nathan Marion Dugan Pete Dugan Kenneth S. Rose, Esq. Co-Founder & Board Vice-Chair Matt Giegerich William A. von Mueffling Jeffrey R. Graubard Staff Ken Berger Joanne Reisser Matthew Viola President & CEO VP, Development & Sr. Program Analyst Tim Gamory Operations Manager Michelle Tang CIO & Human Vince Bogucki Assoc. Program Analyst Resources Manager Sr. Program Analyst David Guffey Sandra Miniutti Leonie Giles Data Entry Specialist VP, Marketing & CFO Sr. Program Analyst Chunchen Yan Emily Navarro Data Entry Specialist Sr. Program Analyst Volunteers Dr. Robert Penna Tetyana Pilyukova International Coordinator Program & Development & Author Associate Over 100 student and faculty volunteers partnered with Charity Navigator in the initial Fall 2010 test pilot of the CN 2.0 rating project. Participating schools included Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, NYU Stern School of Business, NYU Wagner School of Public Service, Northern Illinois University, University of Nevada, and University of Oregon. Mission The mission of Charity Navigator is to guide intelligent giving. By guiding intelligent giving, we aim to advance a more efficient and responsive philanthropic marketplace, in which givers and the charities they support work in tandem to overcome our nation’s most persistent challenges. Core Values 1 A Team Approach that ensures respect for all who we serve and work with, encourages their input, and underscores the value of open communication. 2 A Client-centered Approach, wherein concern for our Web site users, other key constituents, and stakeholders is at the heart of all ideas and decisions. 3 A Continuous Improvement Process aimed at ensuring optimization of client services and organizational standards.
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