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January 14, 2016
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Charity Navigator’s Controversial Evaluation Effort Put on Hold

Charity Navigator

Michael Thatcher, who leads of Charity Navigator, said the watchdog rates itself internally, giving itself four stars. "I can make that data available," he said. "We need to make it available."

Charity Navigator, the prominent charity-ratings group, has been trying to transform itself into an organization that tells donors not only how a nonprofit spends its money but also how well it measures its impact.

But Michael Thatcher, a former...

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