Four out of four stars. That’s the top rating that United Way of Tarrant County has received from the charity rating organization Charity Navigator for the third consecutive year.
According to Charity Navigator President and CEO Ken Berger, “Only 12 percent of the charities we rate have received at least three consecutive four-star evaluations, indicating that United Way of Tarrant County outperforms most other charities in America. This ‘exceptional’ designation from Charity Navigator differentiates United Way of Tarrant County from its peers and demonstrates to the public it is worthy of theirtrust.”
United Way received the coveted four-star rating for sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency. Receiving four out of a possible four stars indicates that United Way of Tarrant County adheres to good governance and other best practices, and consistently executives its mission in a fiscally responsible way.
According to its website, Charity Navigator is the nation’s largest and most-utilized evaluator of charities. Its professional analysts have examined tens of thousands of non-profit financial documents and used the knowledge to develop a numbers-based rating system to assess more than 7,000 of America’s charities.