Direct Relief Earns Charity Navigator’s “Perfect 100” Rating

Charity Navigator 4-Star CertificateDirect Relief has earned a perfect score of 100 under Charity Navigator’s new rating system, CN 2.1.

Only 51 of the more than 8,000 charities rated annually by Charity Navigator received an overall score of 100.

As America’s largest and most widely used independent evaluator of charities, Charity Navigator works to guide donors toward more intelligent giving.

We applaud these charities for exceeding industry standards and outperforming other organizations performing similar work,” said Sandra Miniutti, VP of Marketing at Charity Navigator.

The ninth-largest U.S. charity, according to Forbes Magazine, Direct Relief conducts the most expansive charitable medicines program in the United States and is among the largest private providers globally of humanitarian medical material aid to people in need due to poverty or emergency situations.

To be named to the Perfect 100 list, Direct Relief achieved perfect scores in Charity Navigator’s two main ratings categories, Financial Health and Accountability & Transparency.

Direct Relief is also rated No. 1 on Charity Navigator’s “10 of the Best Charities Everyone’s Heard Of” list.


10 of the Best Charities Everyone’s Heard Of : Charity Navigator

These 10 charities work throughout the country and the world. They are large, complex organizations with budgets exceeding $100 million, and at least $65 million in net assets. They became household names in part because of their exceptional financial management, no easy feat considering the scope and size of their operations.