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Foundation Earns Charity Navigator’s Four-Star Rating for Transparency, Financial Health

Madison Public Library Foundation recently received a four-star rating from Charity Navigator, an organization that evaluates nonprofits' financial health, accountability and transparency to educate potential donors and help them gain confidence with their contributions.

The four-star rating is the highest possible. "Your organization adheres to sector best practices and executes its mission in a financially efficient way," wrote Charity Navigator President & CEO Michael Thatcher in a letter informing the foundation of its rating. "Attaining a 4-star rating verifies that Madison Public Library Foundation exceeds industry standards and outperforms most charities in your area of work."

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