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NetHope Earns a Four-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

“Our Four-Star Charity Navigator rating is further validation that our supporters can trust our commitment to good governance and financial health,” Lance Pierce, CEO of NetHope.

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October 1, 2023

NetHope Communications Team

NetHope Earns a Four-Star Rating From Charity Navigator

NetHope is proud to announce that its strong financial health and ongoing accountability and transparency has earned a Four-Star Rating from Charity Navigator. This rating designates NetHope as an official “Give with Confidence” charity, indicating that our organization is using its donations effectively based on Charity Navigator’s criteria. Charity Navigator is America’s largest and most-utilized independent charity evaluator. Since 2001, the organization has been an unbiased and trusted source of information for more than 11 million donors annually.

Charity Navigator analyzes nonprofit performance based on four key indicators, referred to as beacons. Currently, nonprofits can earn scores for the Impact & Results, Accountability & Finance, Culture & Community, and Leadership & Adaptability beacons.

“We are delighted to provide NetHope with third-party accreditation that validates their operational excellence,” said Michael Thatcher, President and CEO of Charity Navigator. “The Four-Star Rating is the highest possible rating an organization can achieve. We are eager to see the good work that NetHope is able to accomplish in the years ahead.”

“Our Four-Star Charity Navigator rating is further validation that our supporters can trust our commitment to good governance and financial health,” said Lance Pierce, CEO of NetHope. “We hope that it will introduce our work to new supporters who want to help us accelerate the impact of international aid organizations via partnerships, collective impact, and the smarter use of technology; helping them support even more vulnerable people and places around the globe.

NetHope’s rating and other information about charitable giving are available free of charge on

About NetHope

NetHope is a consortium of leading global nonprofits working across geographies and missions to solve some of the world’s greatest development, humanitarian, and conservation challenges. Over 60 nonprofit Members and 50 technology partners collaborate to leverage digital solutions for exponential impact. Collectively, NetHope Members deliver more than 60% of all annual international, non-governmental aid, serving over 1.67 billion people in 190 countries. For more information, visit

About Charity Navigator
Charity Navigator is a 501(c)(3) organization that guides intelligent giving with the nation's largest, most comprehensive charity evaluation tool. The organization helps donors easily identify U.S.-registered charities making a difference on the issues they care about most while helping charities better understand their donors, deliver on impact, increase awareness, and build trust. Learn more at

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