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Giving Tuesday 2020: How to make sure your donations have the most impact

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Posted at 2:34 PM, Nov 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-30 14:34:08-05

As many people around the world get ready to lift up non-profits during this year's #GivingTuesday, there are a few things you can do to ensure your giving has the most impact.

Charity Navigator, which is the world's largest nonprofit evaluator, has created a variety of tools to help donors make informed decisions.

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Not only can you search for a specific charity's Financial Health and Accountability & Transparency rating, but you can also browse through curated lists of nonprofits that are responding to current events or disasters and those that have high-impact ratings. Charity Navigator also has a Giving Basket tool that allows you to support your selected charities through one checkout.

More details on how Charity Navigator rates charities can be found here.

Giving Tuesday has also launched a series of 'Giving Guides' on social media, inspiring the community with different ways they can give back this December 1.