There are over 1 million non-profits in the United States. With so organizations to choose from, it can become overwhelming which causes and groups to support with your donations.
Choosing the best charity boils down to three dimensions of the organization:
Financial health of the charitable organization
Accountability and transparency of the organization and
The results of the progress of the organization
Ken Berger from Charity Navigator shares ways to evaluate a charity to select for your donation.
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