Alliance Earns Two Top Charity Ratings; Charity Navigator Four-Star Rating and Guidestar’s Platinum Seal of Transparency

November 17, 2022

The Alliance for the Great Lakes has been awarded two top charitable ratings in recognition of the organization’s financial health, accountability, and transparency.

Charity Navigator four-star badge.

Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator, awarded the Alliance for the Great Lakes a top Four-Star Rating. 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. This rating designates the Alliance as an official “Give with Confidence” charity, indicating that our organization is using its donations effectively based on Charity Navigator’s criteria.

Candid Platinum Transparency 2022 badge.

Guidestar, the worlds’ largest source of nonprofit information, awarded the Alliance for the Great Lakes the Platinum Seal of Transparency, the highest level of recognition. The award recognizes organizations with a high level of fiscal and programmatic accountability and transparency.

These ratings demonstrate the Alliance’s commitment to responsible and careful stewardship of financial donations to ensure the biggest impact for the Great Lakes. We are truly grateful for every supporter who entrusts us with their donation to protect the Great Lakes, our region’s most precious resource.