The mission of the American Institute of Philanthropy (AIP), a nonprofit charity watchdog and information service, is to maximize the effectiveness of every dollar contributed to charity by providing donors with the information they need to make more informed giving decisions.
Parents and teachers of the gifted should invest time into guiding children and teens on how best to find charities to which to donate time and money. Finding reputable charities that match the child (or group of children's) interests is easy with the Web site www.charitynavigator.org. Stick with those earning four stars) based on a number of criteria and lets you search based on interest.
Celebrating 10 Years of Empowering Donors by Charity Navigator. Over the past 10 years, Charity Navigator's free charity ratings have enabled millions of donors to access relevant information before they make a donation --- giving them the peace of mind they desire. This video takes a look at our history and our plans for the future. You'll hear from our founders, charities, donors, our CEO and others about the importance of being an informed giver.