Fairfield Museum Awarded Charity Navigator 4-Star Rating

Fairfield, CT – The Fairfield Museum and History Center is proud to announce it has once again received Charity Navigator’s coveted 4-Star rating. The rating was awarded to the Museum for demonstrating strong financial health and commitment to donor accountability and transparency. 

Charity Navigator’ mission is to accentuate the work of efficient and transparent organizations and to provide potential donors with essential information that will give them greater confidence in both the charitable decisions that they make and the nonprofit sector. 

Michael Jehle, Fairfield Museum Executive Director said, “We are thrilled to receive Charity Navigator’s 4-Star rating. 4-Stars is the highest possible assessment and indicates that the Fairfield Museum adheres to non-profit best practices and executes its mission in a financially efficient way. This exceptional designation sets Fairfield Museum and History Center apart from our peers and demonstrates our ongoing commitment to putting donor dollar to work to help our community.”

The non-profit Fairfield Museum offers community educational programming, historical and artistic exhibitions, a research library and cultural events. It provides families in Fairfield County with the opportunity to celebrate a shared heritage and encourages them to become active participants in their community. The Museum recently reopened to the public following closure due to COVID-19. Please visit fairfieldhistory.org for updates on exhibits and future programming and follow the Museum on FacebookTwitterInstagram. To make a donation in support of the Fairfield Museum’s community educational programs, visit www.fairfieldhistory.org/support. 

About the Fairfield Museum and History Center:

Fairfield Museum and History Center is a vibrant nexus of community life that welcomes more than 35,000 visitors annually.  Through dynamic family programs and exhibitions, the Fairfield Museum sparks dialogue and deliberates the challenges of the future. Central to our community-focused mission is a desire to provide important historical context to pressing issues of our time, and to offer a safe, trustworthy environment where multiple perspectives can be heard, and collective solutions explored.

About Charity Navigator:

Founded in 2001, Charity Navigator has become the nation's largest and most-utilized evaluator of charities. In their quest to help donors, a team of professional analysts examines tens of thousands of non-profit financial documents. This knowledge is used to develop an unbiased, objective, numbers-based rating system to assess over 9,000 of America's best-known and some lesser known, but worthy, charities.


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