Americares has a long standing commitment to fiscal responsibility and has consistently received high rankings from Charity Navigator for our accountability and transparency. We have a deeply ingrained culture of resourcefulness and efficiency that promotes quick action and getting more done with less. Americares leverages every dollar donated many times over.
Our core values of respect, teamwork, trust, passion, commitment and excellence reflect the type of organization we strive to be. Here are some awards and rankings from independent entities.
Please note that all Financial Statements are in PDF format. You will need the free Adobe Reader to display them. To request a copy of our most recent Tax Exempt Status letter, please contact us online or call (203) 658-9500. The below 990’s have been excerpted – click here for a complete copy. Please note that the Guidestar registration required to access these forms is free.
Americares proudly meets the Better Business Bureau’s Wise Giving Alliance Standards for Charity Accountability. The BBB Wise Giving Alliance helps donors make informed giving decisions by evaluating charitable organizations. The groups it evaluates must meet high standards for accountability. Those standards set out to encourage fair and honest solicitation practices.
Americares has consistently received high rankings from Charity Navigator. In fact, more than 98 percent of all donations directly improve the health of people in need.
We are a Guidestar Gold Star Recipient and committed to transparency. Gold status is based on the amount of information we voluntarily provide to Guidestar, the world’s largest source of information about nonprofit organizations and a leader in advancing transparency in the nonprofit sector.