The leading online charity evaluator, Charity Navigator, has awarded the Arthritis National Research Foundation (ANRF) their best 4-star rating for twelve consecutive years placing ANRF in the top 1% of charities in the country. As a supporter you would like to how they make the determination and that ANRF is one of America’s best charities.
The sections below will help you rate ANRF as one of the best charities by providing you our operational information in the following areas:
As one of the best charities out of hundreds of charitable organizations, the Arthritis National Research Foundation is a smart decision so that your donation carries the greatest impact. We invite you to learn more about this arthritis research organization by clicking the boxes above. You may examine our financial statements, growth, history, governance policies, annual reports and the progress of our grant recipients to reaffirm your decision to support the Arthritis National Research Foundation.
We conservatively invest gifts and donations to the Foundation as outlined in our Investment Policy Statement (IPS). The IPS is set forth by the ANRF Finance Committee and ratified by the ANRF Board of Directors. Its purpose is to reflect the policies, objectives, and investment parameters related to the financial portfolio of the organization It is the intention of the organization to meet normal daily operational cash requirements through the revenue the organization receives from donor contributions and fund raising activities of the organization. Surplus funds beyond operation needs are invested pursuant to our IPS and form the basis for the funding of grants. The overall principle for the management of the financial portfolio is to rationally support the organizational goal of funding early stage research through investment policies that provide for both near term financial stability as well as increasing the research funding capacity over time.
We are committed to our supporters by ensuring that your donations are spent wisely. We want you to know exactly where your time and money is being utilized so you know that you are valued and making a positive difference. We rely on third-party reviews of our operational procedure, expenditures and arthritis research success to ensure consistency, clarity, dependability and reliability. When you support ANRF you truly are supporting one the best charities. We strive for excellence and we invite you to examine our documents to see for yourself.