Resources for Donors
GuideStar provides information about the financial health of non-profit agencies.
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.
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.
Charity watch is a nationally prominent charity rating and evaluation service dedicated to helping donors make informed
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.org analyzes criteria on 20 standards to rate charities for potential donors.
Helpful North Carolina-specific Websites
N.C. Center for Nonprofits serves as a statewide network for nonprofit boards and staffs, an information center on
effective organizational practices, and an advocate for the nonprofit center.
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.