Charity Navigator Bestows Navy SEAL Foundation with its Sixth Consecutive Four-Star Rating

Navy SEAL Foundation

The Navy SEAL Foundation “… exceeds industry standards and outperforms most charities in (your) area of work.” — Charity Navigator, June 1, 2017

The leading charity evaluator in America has again recognized the Navy SEAL Foundation by awarding the nonprofit their highest possible rating. Charity Navigator announced last week it had presented the Navy SEAL Foundation with its coveted “Four-Star” rating for the sixth consecutive year.

“This is our highest possible rating and indicates that your organization adheres to sector best practices and executes its mission in a financially efficient way,” said Michael Thatcher, president and CEO of Charity Navigator. “This exceptional designation from Charity Navigator sets Navy SEAL Foundation apart from its peers and demonstrates to the public its trustworthiness.” In meeting its mission to support the Naval Special Warfare (NSW) community and its families, Thatcher said the Navy SEAL Foundation “… exceeds industry standards and outperforms most charities in (your) area of work.” He noted that the Foundation scored a perfect 100 out of 100 in its evaluation process for a second consecutive year; only 58 charities of the more than 8,300 evaluated by Charity Navigator received this score.

“So many wonderful people recognize the service and sacrifices that the men and women of NSW make in defense of our freedom and they want to help. The Navy SEAL Foundation is honored to do the work that we do, and we are so grateful for the generous support of our donors because, without them, our programs would not be possible,” said Robin King, CEO of the Navy SEAL Foundation. “We take the trust that our donors put in our organization very seriously, and we are so happy to be recognized by Charity Navigator again this year for our stewardship and transparency.”

As an example of this generosity and trust, King pointed to the Foundation’s most recent signature event, the 2017 Los Angeles Evening of Tribute, held June 1, which raised $4.5 million dollars in a single evening.

Ted Sarandos, Chief Content Officer for Netflix, who attended that event, said, “I feel deeply indebted to the work of Navy SEALs and the military. If…

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