Delaware Nature Society Receives 4-star Rating from Charity Navigator

Delaware Nature Society (DelNature) again earned the coveted 4-star rating for the fourth consecutive year from Charity Navigator for demonstrating strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency. This is Charity Navigator’s highest possible rating and an indication that DelNature adheres to sector best practices and executes our mission in a financially efficient way. Only 20% of the charities evaluated have received at least 4 consecutive 4-star evaluations. This exceptional designation from Charity Navigator sets DelNature apart from its peers and demonstrates its credibility to the public.

Charity Navigator, the nation’s largest and most-utilized evaluator of charities, aims to accentuate the work of efficient and transparent organizations. They provide donors with essential information to give them greater confidence in both the charitable decisions that they make and the nonprofit sector.

“We are proud of again earning Charity Navigator’s 4-star rating,” said Joanne McGeoch, DelNature Deputy Director.  “Donors can feel certain that any gift made to Delaware Nature Society will be spent to advance our important work to improve the environment through education, conservation, and advocacy.”


About DelNature

DelNature’s mission is to connect people with the natural world to improve our environment through education, conservation, and advocacy. We envision a healthy and sustainable environment for all.

Founded in 1964, DelNature, a state affiliate for the National Wildlife Federation, is renowned for educational programming, conservation, and advocacy, providing the tools for communities to take action and promote the health of the environment through land preservation, wildlife protection, and watershed stewardship.            

DelNature manages over 2,000 acres of land statewide, including four nature preserves, and operates four educational sites: : Ashland Nature CenterAbbott’s Mill Nature CenterDuPont Environmental Education Center, and Coverdale Farm Preserve.

Organizational priorities are comprised of three pillars of engagement focused on: working and natural lands, healthy waters, and protecting habitats and wildlife.

Currently, thousands of members and over 1,000 volunteers assist core staff and interns to support DelNature’s mission and help our year-round educational programs, conservation, and advocacy efforts continue to improve and grow.


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