Charity Rating

Efficiency & Effectiveness

Direct Relief’s work earns wide recognition from independent charity evaluation agencies, including a 100% fundraising efficiency rating from Forbes, a spot on Charity Navigator’s list of the “10 Best Charities Everyone’s Heard Of,” and inclusion in Fast Company’s list of “the world’s most innovative nonprofits.”


Fast Company Most Innovative Nonprofits

10 Most Innovative Nonprofits

Fast Company named Direct Relief among the “10 Most Innovative Nonprofits”

Top 10 U.S. Charities

Forbes recognized Direct Relief as 100% efficient in fundraising and among the top 10 charities in the U.S.

CNBC Charities Changing the World

“Top Charities Changing the World”

CNBC ranked Direct Relief #1 among “The Top 10 Charities Changing the World”

Charity Awards & Ratings

Direct Relief’s humanitarian assistance is provided respectfully, in partnership with local groups, and without regard to ethnicity, politics, religion, gender, or ability to pay.

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