June 24, 2012
Rival Organizations Bicker Over the Best Way to Evaluate Nonprofit Groups for Donors
Few questions vex the nonprofit world more than how donors should decide which charities to support. A proliferation of charity-ratings services has popped up in recent years, including GreatNonprofits, which asks the public to review charities like they would a consumer product, and GiveWell, which performs in-depth studies on a small number of groups to see how effective they are.
Two groups that have been around for a while—Charity Navigator and CharityWatch—have for