Charity Navigator Adjusts Ratings for Recession

December 2, 2010 at 10:02 PM

In addition to the longer-term plan to overhaul their ratings system altogether, the Nonprofit Quarterly reports that Charity Navigator is making some immediate adjustments to their ratings to account for the recent recession.

Two parts of the formula have been adjusted—a charity’s average revenue growth over the last three to five years and a charity’s average increase in spending on programs over the last three to five years.

In all, 97 charities have seen their ratings raised with the adjusted calculation.

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