March 11, 2019
New York, NY, March 2019 – The Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation’s outstanding financial stewardship and commitment to accountability and transparency has earned the organization a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator, for the 8th year in a row. Fisher Center received a perfect score of 100, placing the organization in the top 1% out of the 9,128 charities rated.
Since 2002, using objective, data-driven analysis, Charity Navigator has awarded only the most fiscally responsible organizations a 4-star rating. Specifically, Charity Navigator’s rating system examines two broad areas of a charity’s performance; their financial health and their accountability and transparency. Charity Navigator’s ratings show donors how efficiently they believe a charity will use their support today, how well it has sustained its programs and services over time and their level of commitment to good governance, best practices and openness with information.
“It is an honor for our Trustees and staff to be awarded with a 4-star rating maintaining our Foundation in the top performing charities cohort. Our founder, Zachary Fisher, would be proud of what we have achieved with his legacy towards finding a cure for Alzheimer’s,” said Lucretia Holden, Senior Vice President of the Fisher Center.
About Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation
The Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation is an organization that provides millions of dollars for breakthrough Alzheimer’s research primarily conducted by Nobel laureate Dr. Paul Greengard and his team of over 50 internationally renowned scientists at the Fisher Center lab at The Rockefeller University, plus other leading research institutes around the world.
The Fisher Center lab at The Rockefeller University is one of the largest and most modern scientific facilities in the world dedicated to solving the puzzle of Alzheimer’s disease.
Our mission is to understand the causes of Alzheimer’s disease; improve the care of people living with it – to enhance their quality of life, and find a cure.
Our vision is working towards a future where Alzheimer’s is nothing but a memory.
Together, we can end Alzheimer’s disease!
For more information about the Fisher Center, to include how to financially support breakthrough research, please visit www.alzinfo.org.