Financials and accountability

The American Kidney Fund (AKF) is a careful steward of every donated dollar. We are recognized by leading charity evaluators for our fiscal accountability. In fact, Charity Navigator named AKF a Top 10 Charity for receiving the highest, four-star rating for 20 years in a row, in 2021.

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Charity ratings and recognition

97 cents of every dollar we spend goes to patients and programs. We know it's important to you that your donation is being used effectively. It is important to us too. That is why we work hard to receive the highest grades available for accountability and transparency. Our responsible, strategic stewardship of the donated dollar has earned us the highest ratings from organizations that evaluate charities.

 

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Explore AKF's charity ratings

  • Charity Navigator highest 4-star rating
  • Candid, formerly Guidestar, Platinum Seal of Transparency
  • CharityWatch: A+ Top-Rated Charity

 

 

97 cents of every donated dollar goes to patients and programs.

Every success, milestone and breakthrough we achieve for patients and their families depends on caring and generous people like you. Your gift goes further when you give to AKF.  

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