Family Promise CEO one of 24 nonprofit leaders selected

On June 5, 2020, Claas Ehlers, CEO of Family Promise, was selected by Charity Navigator to join their Consultative Council of Nonprofit Leaders.

According to the nonprofit evaluator, “This diverse team of experienced nonprofit leaders will advise Charity Navigator on various aspects of the sector, shed light on factors that influence nonprofit success, and work collaboratively to help strengthen our current and future initiatives.” Additionally, the group will advise the nonprofit rating organization as they increase the number of rated organizations from 9,000 to 100,000 in the coming months.

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Charity Navigator is a resource for donors that provides guidance on the financial health, accountability & transparency, and impact of nonprofits. Family Promise has received Charity Navigator’s 4-star rating, the highest available, for seven consecutive years. Only 6% of nonprofits have received seven consecutive 4-star ratings. Recently, Family Promise was highlighted by Charity Navigator on their list of organizations responding directly to the COVID-19 pandemic. You can learn more about Family Promise’s work responding to COVID-19 here.

For more information on Charity Navigator’s Consultative Council of Nonprofit Leaders, view their announcement here.

You can view Family Promise’s rating here.


About Family Promise

Family Promise envisions a nation in which every family has a home, a livelihood, and the chance to build a better future. What began as a local initiative in Summit, NJ, has become a national movement that involves 200,000 volunteers and served more than 111,000 family members in 2019. Family Promise will change the future for 1 million children by 2030. For more information visit