What does the Grade (A, B, C) mean?

All organizations on GlobalGiving go through a rigorous due diligence review, satisfy IRS guidelines for international grant-making and tax deductibility, and follow Treasury Department guidelines for anti-terrorism. All projects are safe to give to and are backed by the GlobalGiving Satisfaction Guarantee.

To help sort and filter the thousands of projects on our site, GlobalGiving has developed a system to track the performance of organizations.

Grade: A

Grade A organizations have passed GlobalGiving's due diligence process, raised at least $24,000 on GlobalGiving, have been on the site for at least a year, post regular project reports, and have met all of the necessary criteria to earn this status.

Grade: B

Grade B organizations have passed GlobalGiving's due diligence process, raised at least $4,000 on GlobalGiving, have been on the site for at least 9 months, have started to post regular project reports, and have met all of the necessary criteria to earn this status.

Grade: C

Grade C organizations have passed GlobalGiving's due diligence process, have posted a project, and are working on meeting the necessary critera for Grades A or B.

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