Financial Accountability

With so many nonprofits to support, it is important to know what is being done with your donation.

The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption is proud of its top tier rankings by groups like Guidestar, the BBB Wise Giving Alliance and Charity Navigator. Read on for our scores and how we protect your privacy as a donor.

Guidestar Platinum 

Our organization is proud to be a GuideStar Platinum Nonprofit Profile participant. Platinum lets us show quantitative metrics on the progress we’re making toward our mission. Check out our Nonprofit Profile on GuideStar here.

The Foundation is proud to share our key metrics with the world and highlight the changes we are making. We want to give donors and funders an alternative to simplistic financial ratios to evaluate us.

BBB Wise Giving Alliance

The BBB Wise Giving Alliance is a national charity watchdog affiliated with the Better Business Bureau system. The Alliance completes comprehensive, in-depth evaluations of a charity’s governance, fundraising practices, solicitations and informational materials, as well as how it spends its money. As a BBB Accredited Charity, the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption meets the Alliance’s Standards for Charity Accountability.

Find out more about BBB Wise Giving Alliance.

Charity Navigator

The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption has earned a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator. Receiving four out of a possible four stars indicates that an organization adheres to good governance and other best practices that minimize the chance of unethical activities and consistently executes its mission in a fiscally responsible way. Only one quarter of the charities evaluated by Charity Navigator have received the 4-star rating, indicating that the Foundation outperforms most other charities in America. This “exceptional” designation from Charity Navigator differentiates the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption from its peers and demonstrates to the public it is worthy of their trust.

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Standards For Excellence

The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption is Standards for Excellence certified.
The Standards for Excellence®: An ethics and accountability code for the nonprofit sector sets a high benchmark that exceeds the minimum legal requirements by establishing a new standard to quantify how well-managed and responsibly-governed nonprofits should operate.

Find out more about Standards for Excellence.

SSL Technology

The security of your personal information is very important to us. We are committed to protecting the information we collect. Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption uses online safeguards and has security measures in place at its physical facilities to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we have collected from you. To protect the security of your credit card information, we use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology. This internet encryption protocol scrambles data as it travels from your computer to our server.

Find out more about SSL technology.

Donor Privacy

The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption is committed to respecting the privacy of our donors. Read our Donor Privacy Policy.

IRS Form 990

View the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption’s most recent IRS Form 990.

Audited Financial Statement

View the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption’s most recent audited financial statement.