For the 9th straight year, United Way of Dane County has received a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator. This is the highest possible rating and indicates that our organization adheres to sector best practices and executes its mission in a financially efficient way. Attaining a 4-star rating verifies that we exceed industry standards and outperform most charities in our area of work. Only 3% of the charities evaluated by Charity Navigator have received at least 9 consecutive 4-star evaluations, indicating that United Way of Dane County outperforms most other charities in America. This exceptional designation from Charity Navigator sets us apart and demonstrates our trustworthiness to the public.