Charity Navigator’s logo for a four-star charity rating includes four gold stars against a blue background.

This Save the Children rating—four out of a possible four stars—indicates that we adhere to good governance and other best practices.

Save the Children Earns a Coveted 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

As the world’s first global charity for children, Save the Children is proud to receive a 16th four-star rating from Charity Navigator for sound fiscal management and a proven commitment to accountability and transparency.

Charity Navigator is America's premier independent charity evaluator. They help charitable givers make intelligent giving decisions by providing in-depth, objective ratings and analysis of the financial health and accountability and transparency of America's largest charities.

Learn more about Save the Children's rating

This Save the Children rating—four out of a possible four stars—indicates that the organization adheres to good governance and other best practices that minimize the chance of unethical activities and consistently executes its mission in a fiscally responsible way.

What makes Save the Children exceptional? 

Save the Children is the world’s leading expert on childhood. As the first global organization devoted solely to serving children’s needs and securing their rights, we have changed the lives of over 1 billion children – all thanks to the support of our donors.

You believe, as we do, that every child deserves a future.

Every day, and in times of crisis, our teams are at work in the hardest-to-reach places, where it’s toughest to be a child.

“Save the Children outperforms most other charities in America,” said Michael Thatcher, President and CEO, Charity Navigator. “This exceptional designation from Charity Navigator differentiates Save the Children from its peers and demonstrates to the public it is worthy of their trust.”

About Charity Navigator

Charity Navigator is the largest charity evaluator in America and its website attracts more visitors than all other charity rating groups combined. The organization helps guide intelligent giving by evaluating the Financial Health and Accountability & Transparency of more than 8,000 charities.

Charity Navigator accepts no advertising or donations from the organizations it evaluates, ensuring unbiased evaluations, nor does it charge the public for this trusted data. As a result, Charity Navigator, a 501 (c) (3) public charity itself, depends on support from individuals, corporations and foundations that believe it provides a much-needed service to America's charitable givers.

Charity Navigator can be reached directly by telephone at (201) 818-1288, or by mail at 139 Harristown Road, Suite 101, Glen Rock, N.J., 07452.

Originally published February 2, 2020

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