Ratings, Accreditations and Industry Standards
Charity Navigator Top 4-Star Rating
Charity Navigator, America's leading independent charity evaluator, gives CaringBridge its top 4-star rating year after year for sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency. According to Charity Navigator, only 3 percent of the charities they rate have received at least six consecutive 4-star evaluations, indicating that CaringBridge consistently executes its mission in a fiscally responsible way, and outperforms most other charities in America.
Better Business Bureau
CaringBridge is an accredited Better Business Bureau (BBB) charity. A BBB accredited charity is an organization that meets all 20 of the BBB Standards for Charity Accountability based on a review of information and materials provided by the organization.
Charities Review Council
CaringBridge meets all standards of the Charities Review Council. The Council's Accountability Standards consist of 27 standards, which address charity performance in four critical areas: public disclosure, governance, financial activity and fundraising. Adherence to the Council's Accountability Standards is an indication that a charity has taken steps to align its policies and procedures with commonly accepted accountability standards.
TRUSTe Certified Privacy
TRUSTe helps people click with confidence by guiding them to trustworthy websites. Displaying the TRUSTe seal on the CaringBridge website shows that this website complies with the highest standards for protecting your personal information.
Health on the Net (HON)
The Health on the Net (HON) certificate serves as a guarantee that the CaringBridge website, at the date of certification, complies with and pledges to honor the eight principles of the HON Code of Conduct as drawn up by the HON Foundation.