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Our curated lists help donors find recommended giving opportunities so they can give confidently.
Our expert analysts create lists of charities responding to current events and crises, organizations popular on Charity Navigator, and top-performing charities in their cause areas to help donors navigate giving.
Click into each of the sections below to learn more about the steps we take to create lists.
Our Where to Give Now lists help you find and support charities providing relief and recovery to those impacted by current events and crises. We monitor news feeds and searches on Charity Navigator to determine what lists to create.
To create these lists, our team searches for charities that meet the following criteria:
Popular Charities are the most searched for, visited, and supported on Charity Navigator. Our team reviews the charities with the most traffic, donations, and favorites each month to update the lists that correspond with the associated criteria. You can use this information to gain insight into where fellow donors are giving.
Best Charities help you find standout organizations working on the causes you care about.
Our team reviews each cause area to find charities that meet the following criteria:
Find and support a charity responding to a crisis or current event or addressing a cause area close to your heart.