Hoffman Estates, IL – October 7, 2016 – For the third consecutive year, the Collision Repair Education Foundation has been awarded the highest rating for sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency by Charity Navigator, the country’s largest and most-utilized independent evaluator of charities. 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.
Since 2009, the collision industry has provided over $50 million in product and monetary donations to high school and college collision school programs, instructors, and students through the Education Foundation. With the organization averaging 90 cents of every dollar donated being returned to this group; its supporters can be assured that their donations are being reinvested properly.
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.
The Collision Repair Education Foundation, founded in 1991, is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to securing donations that support collision repair educational programs, schools, and students to create qualified, entry-level employees and connect them with an array of career opportunities. For information on how to donate to programs supported by the Education Foundation visit us online: www.CollisionEducationFoundation.org