Conservation Northwest Earns a Four-Star Rating From Charity Navigator

Conservation Northwest Earns a Four-Star Rating From Charity Navigator

Conservation Northwest / Jan 09, 2024 / Members, Work Updates


SEATTLE, JANUARY 9TH – Conservation Northwest is proud to announce that its strong financial health and ongoing accountability and transparency have earned a Four-Star Rating from Charity Navigator. This rating designates Conservation Northwest as an official “Give with Confidence” charity, indicating that our organization is using its donations effectively based on Charity Navigator’s criteria. Charity Navigator is America’s largest and most utilized independent charity evaluator. Since 2001, the organization has been an unbiased and trusted source of information for more than 11 million donors annually.

Charity Navigator analyzes nonprofit performance based on four key indicators, referred to as beacons. Currently, nonprofits can earn scores for the Impact & Results, Accountability & Finance, Culture & Community, and Leadership & Adaptability beacons.

“We are delighted to provide Conservation Northwest with third-party accreditation that validates their operational excellence,” said Michael Thatcher, President and CEO of Charity Navigator. “The Four-Star Rating is the highest possible rating an organization can achieve. We are eager to see the good work that Conservation Northwest is able to accomplish in the years ahead.”

 “Our Four-Star Charity Navigator is further validation that our supporters can trust our commitment to good governance and financial accountability,” said Meghan Madden, Director of Philanthropy and Operations. “We hope that it will introduce our work to new supporters who can help us advance our mission to connect, protect, and restore wildlands and wildlife from the Washington Coast to the British Columbia Rockies.”

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