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Your vote will encourage Charity Navigator to evaluate and rate our success

Your vote will encourage Charity Navigator to evaluate and rate our success

(Photo: One of 66 happy families in the Bolivian mountain village of Mizque, where new Fuller Center homes fight the spread of Chagas disease.)   We are proud to be one of the small percentage of nonprofits to have received the highest-level Platinum rating for transparency from charity watchdog Guidestar.   And, the Better Business […]

Giving you can trust: 90 percent of your gift goes directly to housing families

Giving you can trust: 90 percent of your gift goes directly to housing families

(Photo: “Gracias!” New Fuller Center homeowner partners at our 90-home community in Ahuachapán, El Salvador, are grateful for your hand-up to a better life.) Nearly everyone who contributes their hard-earned money to charity wants to know that their gifts make a difference for the cause about which they care deeply — and not for lavish […]

Demand transparency from nonprofits; GuideStar rates Fuller Center ‘platinum’ for transparency

Demand transparency from nonprofits; GuideStar rates Fuller Center ‘platinum’ for transparency

(This is part of a regular series of blog posts related to The Fuller Center’s #MoreSmilesFewerShacks 2016 year-end campaign.) There are more than 1.5 million nonprofits in the United States. This includes tiny charities in small towns and huge nonprofit organizations that reach across the nation and around the world. The majority of these nonprofits […]

Fuller Center for Housing garners platinum rating from GuideStar for transparency

Fuller Center for Housing garners platinum rating from GuideStar for transparency

The Fuller Center for Housing, which had been among the small percentage of U.S. nonprofits to achieve Gold-level certification for transparency from GuideStar, is now rated Platinum — the charity evaluator’s highest certification. The Fuller Center also meets all 20 standards required to be included in the Better Business Bureau’s Wise Giving Alliance, which evaluates […]

Be sure your flood relief dollars go to validated nonprofits like The Fuller Center

Be sure your flood relief dollars go to validated nonprofits like The Fuller Center

Every time there is a natural disaster — here in the United States or elsewhere — generous Americans rise to the occasion to help through volunteering and/or donating toward nonprofits who are dedicated to helping families recover. Unfortunately, every time, there are a handful of scam artists and other unscrupulous people who pounce on the […]