EcoHealth Alliance Receives Eighth Straight 4-Star Rating from Nonprofit Evaluator Charity Navigator

NEW YORK – September 10, 2018 – EcoHealth Alliance, a nonprofit working at the intersection of animal, environmental, and human health on a global scale, is pleased to announce it’s received its eighth consecutive 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest third-party evaluator of charities. EcoHealth Alliance’s 4-star rating denotes strong financial health and a commitment to accountability and transparency.

"With yet another perfect score from Charity Navigator, our donors, funders, and supporters can rest assured their financial contributions are used efficiently and effectively," EcoHealth Alliance President Dr. Peter Daszak said. "Their trust is of utmost importance to us and we’re pleased to have once again passed muster on Charity Navigator’s rigorous vetting process."

Each year, Charity Navigator analyzes practices and financial records of more than 1.5 million charities based in the United States and assigns each a ranking from one to four.

"Only 4 percent of the charities we evaluate have received at least eight consecutive 4-star evaluations indicating that EcoHealth Alliance outperforms most other charities in America," Charity Navigator President & CEO Michael Thatcher said. "This exceptional designation from Charity Navigator sets EcoHealth Alliance apart from its peers and demonstrates to the public its trustworthiness."

EcoHealth Alliance’s rating and information about charitable giving are available free of charge at charitynavigator.org. The organization’s latest financial statements can be found here.

About EcoHealth Alliance:
Building on 45 years of groundbreaking science, EcoHealth Alliance is the premier nonprofit organization committed to a One Health approach to track the migration of deadly viruses from animals into humans. EcoHealth Alliance research has led to major breakthroughs on the origins and spread of new and emerging diseases like Ebola, SARS, MERS, and Nipah virus. EcoHealth Alliance works globally in hotspot regions where the threat of outbreaks is highest. Through innovations in research, training, capacity building, and policy initiatives, we develop tools and interventions to prevent pandemics and promote conservation.
Press contact: Robert Kessler, (646) 868-4711 or kessler@ecohealthalliance.org.

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