Resources for Donors

Triangle Community Foundation

Triangle Community Foundation inspires and mobilizes giving, leadership, and action. By working together with donors and nonprofits to address critical community issues, we envision a vibrant Triangle that ensures everyone thrives. Since 1983, the Foundation has been committed to this work, and with the help of our generous family of donors, each year we grant over $25 million back into the community to make a difference.

United Way of Chatham County

United Way supports a web of agencies working together and bringing people together to share and think creatively to solve community issues.


GuideStar provides information about the financial health of non-profit agencies.

Charity Navigator

Charity Navigator works to advance a more efficient and responsive philanthropic marketplace by evaluating the Financial Health and Accountability and Transparency of America's largest charities.

Charity Watch

Charity watch is a nationally prominent charity rating and evaluation service dedicated to helping donors make informed giving decisions.

Give Well

Give Well is a nonprofit that focuses on in-depth research aiming to determine how much good a given program accomplishes (in terms of lives saved, lives improved, etc.) per dollar spent.

Give analyzes criteria on 20 standards to rate charities for potential donors.

Helpful North Carolina-specific Websites

The National Center for Charitable Statistics

The National Center for Charitable Statistics is a national clearinghouse of data on the nonprofit sector in the United States. It includes some organizations in Chatham County, such as nonprofits and private foundations.