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Recognized for Excellence by Charity Navigator and Candid

ATLANTA, May 2, 2022 - The Educated Choices Program (ECP) has been recognized for excellence by Charity Navigator and Candid.

Charity Navigator rated ECP with a perfect score, 100 points out of 100 possible points, for its demonstrated ability to efficiently steward donations and for its accountability and transparency. Charity Navigator is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit founded in 2001 that has empowered millions of donors by providing them with free access to data, tools, and resources to guide philanthropic decision-making.

Candid, a new organization created from the joining of well-established and recognized companies Guidestar and Foundation Center, awarded ECP with its highest distinction, the Platinum Seal of Transparency. According to Candid, only 3% of nonprofits hold seals and of those only 15% achieve the platinum ranking. This recognition highlights ECP’s commitment to transparency and accountability to its donors and the public.

“We pride ourselves on excellent stewardship of the funds entrusted to us and the way that we run our organization. Recognition of these practices from such trusted entities means a great deal to us!” - Karyn Knox, Chief Development and Partnerships Officer

ECP is honored to have received these rankings from Charity Navigator and Candid. These ratings highlight ECP’s dedication to executing its mission in a fiscally responsible way while adhering to good governance and other best practices.

About Educated Choices Program

Educated Choices Program is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and international organization providing science-based education about the impact of food choices, empowering current and future consumers and leaders to help create a healthier, more sustainable food system for all. Their services are provided for free to the public including schools, colleges, and community organizations.

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