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The V Foundation for Cancer Research Receives Ninth 4-Star Rating by Charity Navigator

Second Consecutive Award Places The V Foundation in Top 17% of Rated Charities

The V Foundation for Cancer Research, one of the nation’s leading cancer research fundraising organizations, is proud to announce that it has been awarded a 4-Star rating from Charity Navigator for the ninth time in its history.  Charity Navigator has awarded the maximum of four stars to The V Foundation as a sign that the organization exhibits good governance and best practices that allow it to execute its mission of funding cancer research while exhibiting fiscal responsibility.  Receiving its second consecutive 4-star rating also indicates that it is among the top 17 percent of the charities receiving ratings. 

“It is an honor to receive yet another 4-star evaluation from Charity Navigator,” said Nick Valvano, CEO of The V Foundation for Cancer Research. “This rating provides our donors with immense confidence in The V Foundation, knowing that their donation is being utilized effectively and responsibly.”

Since its inception in 2001, Charity Navigator has become one of the largest and most-utilized evaluator of charities for donors focused on evaluating the financial health and accountability of charities. Each year, Charity Navigator serves as a resource to over 3.3 million unique donors and impacts approximately $10 million in donations.

“We are proud to announce The V Foundation has earned our second consecutive 4-star rating,” said Ken Berger, President and CEO of Charity Navigator. “Receiving four out of a possible four stars indicates that the organization adheres to good governance and other best practices that minimize the chance of unethical activities and consistently executes its mission in a fiscally responsible way.”