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Release Date: 05/13/2013

The Seattle Public Library Foundation receives four-star rating from Charity Navigator

Charity Navigator

For the second year in a row, The Seattle Public Library Foundation has received a four-star rating from Charity Navigator, the highest possible ranking from the U.S.'s leading charity evaluator.


The four-star rating reflects the Foundation's sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency. Receiving the highest rating demonstrates that the Foundation adheres to good governance and best practices and consistently executes its mission in a fiscally responsible way.


Only 17% of the charities evaluated by Charity Navigator received two four-star rating, indicating that the Foundation outperforms most other charities in the U.S.


For more information about The Seattle Public Library Foundation, visit www.foundation.spl.org.

For more information contact:

Andra Addison, communications director

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