Global Servants Earns The Coveted 4-Star Rating From Charity Navigator

Mar 26, 2021 | General Updates

Global Servant’s strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. This is the first time that Global Servants has earned this top distinction.

Since 2002, using objective analysis, Charity Navigator has awarded only the most fiscally responsible organizations a 4-star rating. In 2011, Charity Navigator added 17 metrics, focused on governance and ethical practices as well as measures of openness, to its ratings methodology. These Accountability & Transparency metrics, which account for 50 percent of a charity’s overall rating, reveal which charities operate in accordance with industry best practices and whether they are open with their donors and stakeholders.  On June 1, 2016, we upgraded our methodology for rating each charity’s’ financial health with CN 2.1. These enhancements further substantiates the financial health of our four star charities.

“Global Servant’s exceptional 4-star rating sets it apart from its peers and demonstrates its trustworthiness to the public,” according to Michael Thatcher, President & CEO of Charity Navigator. “Only a quarter of charities rated by Charity Navigator receive the distinction of our 4-star rating. This adds Global Servants to a preeminent group of charities working to overcome our world’s most pressing challenges. Based on its 4-star rating, people can trust that their donations are going to a financially responsible and ethical charity when they decide to support Global Servants.”

“It’s important our donors trust that we’re using their donations wisely to accomplish our mission,” said President Travis Rutland. “Our 4-star Charity Navigator rating demonstrates to our supporters our good governance and financial accountability.”

Global Servant’s rating and other information about charitable giving are available free of charge on More-detailed information about Global Servant’s rating is available to Charity Navigator site visitors who become registered users, another free service.

About Charity Navigator 

Charity Navigator,, is the largest charity evaluator in America and its website attracts more visitors than all other charity rating groups combined. The organization helps guide intelligent giving by evaluating the Financial Health and Accountability & Transparency of more than 8,000 charities. Charity Navigator accepts no advertising or donations from the organizations it evaluates, ensuring unbiased evaluations, nor does it charge the public for this trusted data. As a result, Charity Navigator, a 501 (c) (3) public charity itself, depends on support from individuals, corporations and foundations that believe it provides a much-needed service to America’s charitable givers. Charity Navigator, can be reached directly by telephone at (201) 818-1288, or by mail at 139 Harristown Road, Suite 101, Glen Rock, N.J., 07452.

About Global Servants

For more than 40 years, Global Servants has answered the call and gone into the world to share the love of God.

Global Servants was founded in 1977 by Dr. Mark Rutland for the purpose of seeing lives changed through the power of God’s Word. Dr. Mark Rutland’s first trip to Ghana in 1981 began a ministry in West Africa that has had a lasting impact on the people. Global Servants has met the needs of West Africa through evangelism, building churches, education, digging wells, building sanitation stations, and investing in the infrastructure of West Africa.

In 1988, Global Servants opened House of Grace in Thailand, a rescue home for girls in danger of being bought and sold into prostitution.

Global Servants has reached countless people worldwide through crusades, seminars, camps, books, media, local evangelism projects, church planting, and leadership training. Over the last four decades, Global Servants has grown into a worldwide missions and evangelism organization with ongoing work in Thailand and Ghana.

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