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GreatNonprofits is a 501(c)(3) registered non-profit organization based in the United States with a website where donors, volunteers, and clients to review and share their personal experiences with charitable organizations, essentially providing crowdsourced information about the reputability of these organizations. It was founded in 2007 by Perla Ni and has an operating budget of an estimated $750,000.[1] [2][3][4]

GreatNonprofits is known for its "Top-Rated" awards which it grants to organizations that have maintained an average rating of 4.5 stars throughout the year. The group's website has ratings on around 6,500 nonprofits.[5]

Media coverage[edit]

GreatNonprofits has been covered in The Economist,[6] Christian Science Monitor,[5] Good Magazine,[7] and other news sources.[8]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "GreatNonprofits - Tech Nonprofit Directory". Fast Forward. Retrieved April 13, 2022.
  2. ^ "GreatNonprofits". Guidestar. Retrieved April 13, 2022.
  3. ^ "GREATNONPROFITS, A NONPROFIT FOR FINDING GREAT NONPROFITS". Charity Compliance Solutions. Retrieved April 13, 2022.
  4. ^ "GreatNonprofits". ProPublica. 2018. Retrieved April 13, 2022.
  5. ^ a b Hall, Jeremiah (22 Nov 2010). "How to check out a charity". The Christian Science Monitor. Retrieved 11 Jul 2018.
  6. ^ "Faith, hope and charities". The Economist. 11 Nov 2010. Retrieved 11 Jul 2018.
  7. ^ Smith, Peter (September 16, 2010). "Ever Worked for Better Food? GreatNonprofits Wants Your Reviews". Good. Retrieved April 13, 2022.
  8. ^ Press page on the GreatNonprofits website

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