Charity Navigator Awards AW Third Consecutive 4-Star Rating

posted December 3, 2012
by Mark Singleton

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American Whitewater has received a third 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America's largest and most-utilized independent evaluator of charities.
Dec 1, 2012, Charity Navigator announced that American Whitewater has earned its third consecutive 4-star rating. Receiving four out of a possible four stars indicates that American Whitewater adheres to good governance and other best practices that minimize the chance of unethical activities and consistently executes its mission in a fiscally responsible way. Only 9% of the nonprofits Charity Navigator rates have received three consecutive 4-star evaluations, indicating that American Whitewater outperforms most other charities in America. This “exceptional” designation from Charity Navigator differentiates American Whitewater from its peers and demonstrates to the public it is worthy of their trust.
Charity Navigator works to advance a more efficient and responsive philanthropic marketplace by evaluating the financial health of over 5,500 of America's largest charities. Ratings reflect the organizational efficiency and organizational capacity examining financial records to evaluate the balance and growth of such things as administrative expenses, fundraising expenses and efficiency, primary revenue growth, program expense growth and working capital ratio.
View the Charity Navigator rating letter by clicking here.