79% of our total expenses in 2020 were used to support our mission of finding a cure and improving the lives of people impacted by hydrocephalus, by funding groundbreaking research, life-changing support programs and community outreach efforts. We are committed to being good stewards of our supporters’ dollars and are fully accredited by the Better Business Bureau’s (BBB) Wise Giving Alliance Program. We also earned high marks from Guidestar, Charity Navigator and other charity watchdog groups.

 

Guidestar

The Hydrocephalus Association earned a Platinum Seal of Transparency from Guidestar, the world’s leading source of information about nonprofit organizations.

 

 


Better Business Bureau

The Hydrocephalus Association is accredited by the Better Business Bureau (BBB)’s Wise Giving Alliance Program and meets all of the BBB’s 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.

 


National Health Council

We are proud to be a member of the National Health Council (NHC) and comply with their Standards of Excellence Certification Program. The 38 Standards cover the areas of governance, human resources, programs, fundraising, finance, accounting and reporting, and evaluation.

 

 


Great Nonprofits

The Hydrocephalus Association was named a Top-Rated Nonprofit by Great Nonprofits. GreatNonprofits’ 2020 Top-Rated Nonprofits are endorsed by clients, volunteers, and their community.

 

 


Charity Navigator

Charity Navigator awarded the Hydrocephalus Association three stars for exceeding or meeting industry standards and performing as well or better than most charities.

 


America’s Best Charities

The Hydrocephalus Association received a Seal of Excellence from America’s Best Charities. A Seal of Excellence is awarded to charitable organizations that meet the highest standards of public accountability, program efficiency, and cost effectiveness.