CORAOPOLIS, Pa. -(Ammoland.com)- The Ruffed Grouse Society (RGS) was recently honored with a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluation resource.
The four-star rating is a result of RGS maintaining sound fiscal management practices and a commitment to accountability and transparency in its efforts to preserve our sporting traditions by creating healthy forest habitat for ruffed grouse, American woodcock and many other forest wildlife species.
“We are again honored to receive this 4-star Charity Navigator rating for demonstrating strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency,” said RGS President and CEO John Eichinger. “This achievement is the result of a collective Ruffed Grouse Society effort by a dedicated board of directors, committed members, passionate volunteers and a talented staff.”
Since 2002, Charity Navigator has awarded only the most fiscally responsible organizations a 4-star rating. In 2011, Charity Navigator added 17 metrics, focused on governance and ethical practices as well as measures of openness, to its ratings methodology.
These “Accountability & Transparency” metrics, which account for 50 percent of a charity’s overall rating, reveal which charities have “best practices” that minimize the …Read the Rest