FIDF has consistently received the highest ratings for accountability and transparency from two of the leading independent charity evaluators: Charity Navigator and Charity Watch. FIDF received the highest 4-star rating from Charity Navigator for the 8th year in a row now—a feat accomplished by only 3% of charities in America, and Charity Watch has bestowed FIDF with their “Top-Rated” seal.


We are proud to announce Friends of the Israel Defense Forces has earned our eighth consecutive 4-star rating. This is our highest possible rating and indicates that your organization adheres to sector best practices and executes its mission in a financially efficient way. Attaining a 4-star rating verifies that Friends of the Israel Defense Forces exceeds industry standards and outperforms most charities in your area of work. Only 3% of the charities we evaluate have received at least 8 consecutive 4-star evaluations, indicating that Friends of the Israel Defense Forces outperforms most other charities in America. This exceptional designation from Charity Navigator sets Friends of the Israel Defense Forces apart from its peers and demonstrates to the public its trustworthiness.

- Michael Thatcher, President and CEO of Charity Navigator