The SHRM Foundation Awarded 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

Jul 6, 2017

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The SHRM Foundation, the charity affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), has been awarded a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, demonstrating strong financial health and commitment to transparency.

"The SHRM Foundation is proud to be awarded the 4-star rating as we continue to empower HR professionals," said Ashlee Droscher Smith, director of development, The SHRM Foundation. 

Charity Navigator is the largest charity evaluator nationwide and has been cited by Forbes, Business Week and other publications for its data-based analysis of charitable organizations.

The SHRM Foundation is among the one-quarter of charities to receive this highest distinction. The designation sets SHRM Foundation apart from its peers and promotes public trust from donors and supporters.

In addition to the award, the Foundation is also a Platinum GuideStar participant, an achievement earned by demonstrating continuous fundraising results year after year.

"Being a recipient of the highest levels of recognition offered by both GuideStar and Charity Navigator demonstrates the SHRM Foundation's commitment to exceed industry standards and continue to partner with donors to fulfill their mission to champion workforce and workplace transformation," Droscher Smith said.

Media: For more information, contact SHRM Media Relations,  Sundra Hominik at 703-535-6273 and and Kate Kennedy at 703-535-6260 and

About the SHRM Foundation

The SHRM Foundation champions workforce and workplace transformation and inspires HR professionals to make it happen. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the SHRM Foundation provides HR professionals with scholarships, opportunities, solutions and resources to create change in their organizations and their communities. The SHRM Foundation works to empower HR professionals to build inclusive organizations where all employees thrive and organizations achieve success. Online at

About the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world's largest HR professional society, representing 285,000 members in more than 165 countries. For nearly seven decades, the Society has been the leading provider of resources serving the needs of HR professionals and advancing the practice of human resource management. SHRM has more than 575 affiliated chapters within the United States and subsidiary offices in China, India and United Arab Emirates. Visit us at and follow us on Twitter and Instagram @SHRMPress.


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