Good charities to donate to, as of 2015, include the Brother?s Brother Foundation, Direct Relief and the Catholic Medical Mission Board, according to Forbes and Charity Navigator. These charities are among the most efficient, do good work and are rated favorably for transparency and accountability.
The Brother?s Brother Foundation was founded in 1958 and focuses on providing educational supplies and medicine all over the world. The charity receives most of its resources as donated goods, as opposed to cash. The charity has 16 full-time employees and has proved to be efficient in disbursing aid.
Direct Relief International is based in California and was founded in 1948. The nonprofit organization provides medical assistance to people all over the world who are affected by disaster and poverty. The organization is highly rated for accountability and transparency, and receives most of its funding through grants, gifts, contributions and fundraising events, among other avenues.
The Catholic Medical Mission Board raises most of its funds through grants, gifts and contributions. The organization is also highly rated for transparency and accountability, and provides yearly independently audited financial reports. The organization primarily operates in the Caribbean, Latin America and Africa to reduce mortality by saving the lives of mothers and children. The core mission of the organization is to strengthen community health services.