Hoffman Estates, IL – May 6, 2015 – For the second consecutive year, the Collision Repair Education Foundation has received Charity Navigator’s highest rating for sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency. Charity Navigator has awarded the Collision Repair Education Foundation an “exceptional” ranking of four stars out of a possible four, demonstrating adherence to good governance and fiscal responsibility. The Collision Repair Education Foundation awarded nearly $14 million in support to high school and college collision school programs in 2014, with 94 cents of every dollar donated being returned to this group.
Collision Repair Education Foundation Director of Development Brandon Eckenrode noted, “It is important for our donors to know that their support is being responsibly allocated to collision school programs in need. We are extremely pleased to receive the Four Star rating for the second consecutive year and this will display to both current and prospective donors that our organization is one of the best in the country.”
Charity Navigator provides essential information that gives donors greater confidence in charitable choices they support. Receiving four stars indicates the Education Foundation is respected by its peers and demonstrates to the public it is worthy of their trust. For additional information on Charity Navigator visit www.charitynavigator.org.
Collision industry members are invited to join the Collision Repair Education Foundation in their efforts of supporting high school and college collision students, instructors, and school programs across the country. For additional information on how to support the Collision Repair Education Foundation’s efforts, please contact Director of Development Brandon Eckenrode at 847-463-5244 or Brandon.Eckenrode@ed-foundation.org.