Nonprofits Watch Nervously as Watchdog Groups Multiply and Demand More

Nonprofits Watch Nervously as Watchdog Groups Multiply and Demand More

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As the number of ratings groups grows, some in the nonprofit world worry that the sheer volume makes it hard to keep up.

Jennifer Chandler, vice president of the National Council of Nonprofits, says that while her members welcome the push for more transparency, they are concerned about the amount of time it will take to ensure that their information is current and accurate on multiple transparency-group websites.

"There are so many websites now for reviewing or evaluating public charities, one has to question whether one should spend your time reviewing these sites or accomplishing your mission," Ms. Chandler says. "But you have to think, ‘if I ignore even one of them, what’s the downside’?"

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The Chronicle of Philanthropy
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