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Three Cheers for 4-Stars!

By Natalyn Klump

Charity Navigator


Did you know the ETV Endowment is ranked in the top 4% of all U.S. charities because of its Charity Navigator Rating?

Non-profit evaluator Charity Navigator has awarded the ETV Endowment its eighth consecutive 4-star rating, placing the Endowment in the top 4% of all U.S charities.

This is the highest possible rating and indicates that the ETV Endowment adheres to best practices and executes its mission in a financially efficient way.

With more than 1.5 million American charities, Charity Navigator aims to accentuate the work of efficient and transparent organizations. The 4-Star rating assures our donors that when they make a donation, they can trust the Endowment will manage their contributions in a fiscally responsible and transparent way.

“Attaining a 4-star rating verifies that the ETV Endowment of South Carolina exceeds industry standards.” said Michael Thatcher, president and CEO of Charity Navigator. “Only 4% of the charities we evaluate have received at least eight consecutive 4-star evaluations, indicating that the ETV Endowment outperforms most other charities in America.”  

Thank you to all of our members who put your trust in the Endowment and support public broadcasting in South Carolina!

"For more than 40 years, we’ve been diligent stewards of the generous gifts we receive from our members. We’ve honored our commitment, ensuring that your donations support the programming we all enjoy. It’s that commitment that has earned us the highest Charity Navigator rating for the eighth year in a row for demonstrating strong financial health and commitment to transparency and accountability."  – Coby Hennecy, Executive Director