The Jewish Federation of Greater Naples has earned the 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, the world’s largest and most-utilized independent nonprofit evaluator, receiving a perfect evaluation score of 100 for accountability and transparency.

“The Jewish Federation of Greater Naples is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing connection, advocacy, education and care for anyone in need through its network of beneficiary and constituent agencies, and local Jewish organizations” said Jeffrey D. Feld, president and CEO. “The Federation is proud to be a fiscally responsible organization that has no debt, a healthy balance sheet, and generous donors who are committed to supporting our Jewish communities locally, nationally, in Israel and globally.”

Charity Navigator, which aims to guide intelligent giving by evaluating financial health, accountability and transparency, evaluates thousands of nonprofit organizations. The Federation’s 4-star rating means it adheres to strict accounting procedures while disclosing pertinent financial and operational information to the federal government.

“Jewish Federation of Great Naples’ exceptional 4-star rating sets it apart from its peers and demonstrates its trustworthiness to the public,” said to Michael Thatcher, President and CEO of Charity Navigator. “Only a quarter of charities rated by Charity Navigator receive the distinction of our 4-star rating. This adds the Federation to a preeminent group of charities working to overcome our world’s most pressing challenges. Based on its 4-star rating, people can trust that their donations are going to a financially responsible and ethical charity.”

About Jewish Federation of Greater Naples

The Jewish Federation of Greater Naples is the thread that runs through the fabric of the Jewish Community, its organizations and services, connecting us all. The Federation supports programs for Jewish people and the entire community in need in the greater Naples area, Israel and throughout the world, providing food for the hungry and counseling for the troubled, spearheading rescue and relief efforts for isolated Jews in distressed regions, and funding innovative Jewish educational and unity initiatives. The Federation creates a sense of community for thousands of Jewish residents in Greater Naples and its surrounding areas by creating and supporting programs to further Jewish learning, identity, pride and culture. Federation meets the challenge of providing for the needs of our Jewish brethren, wherever they may be, from young children and families to seniors. For information, visit jewishnaples.org, call 239-263-4205 or email info@jewishnaples.org.