Awards for One of the World’s Best International Charties

Forbes.com's BBF Rating Forbes

Evaluated in years 2000 through 2016

2016 – BBF is #56 in Forbes rating of the Top 100 U.S. Charities, December 2016. One of ten charities from the list with 100% fundraising efficiency and one of eleven charities with 99% or higher for charitable commitment.

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2015 – Tied for first as the most efficient charity with a 100% rating in fundraising efficiency.

2014 – Tied for first as the most efficient charity with a 100% rating in both fundraising efficiency and charitable commitment.

2013 – Tied for first as the most efficient charity with a 100% rating in both fundraising efficiency and charitable commitment.

2012 – Tied for first as the most efficient charity with a 100% rating in both fundraising efficiency and charitable commitment and listed as “All Star Charity

2011 – Tied for first as the most efficient charity with a 100% rating in both fundraising efficiency and charitable commitment.

2010 – Tied for first as the most efficient charity with a 100% rating in both fundraising efficiency and charitable commitment.

2009 – Noted as one of the five most efficient charities with a 100% rating in both fundraising efficiency and charitable commitment.

2008 – Noted as one of the four most efficient charities with a 100% rating in both fundraising efficiency and charitable commitment.

2007 – Noted as “Efficient as they come” with a 100% rating in both fundraising efficiency and charitable commitment.

2006 – High performer in all evaluation indexes, 100% or higher in fundraising efficiency, charitable commitment and donor dependency.

2005 – 100% fundraising efficiency and charitable commitment (one of only 5 charities to receive this rating).

2004 – Top performer in all evaluation indexes, 100% or higher in fundraising efficiency, charitable commitment and donor dependency.

2003 – BBF listed as one of ten Gold Star charities out of 200 charities reviewed.

2000 through 2003 – Top performer in two evaluation indexes,100% fundraising efficiency and charitable commitment.

BBF is a Better Business Bureau accredited charity

Better Business Bureau
2006 – 2016 – “Wise Giving Alliance Standards” Seal of Approval

BBF's Charity Navigator Page Charity Navigator

2016 4-Star Rating
2003-2009, 2014- 4-Star Rating
Ranked 2nd of 52 international relief agencies (December 2005)

Chronicle of Philanthropy

Evaluated in years 1999 through 2015
2015 – 100th largest in the United States
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2014 – 84th largest in the United States

2013 – 57th largest in the United States

2012 – 71st largest in the United States

2011 – 59th largest in the United States, 14th largest international charity

2010 – 59th largest in the United States, 12th largest international charity

2009 – Ranked 6th in NonProfit 400

2008 – 46th largest in the United States, 6th largest international charity

2007 – 47th largest in the United States, 6th largest international charity

2006 – 42nd largest in the United States, 9th largest international charity

2005 – 40th largest charity in the United States, 6th largest international charity

2004 – 101st largest charity in the United States, 17th largest international charity

2003 – 78th largest charity in the United States, 8th largest international charity

 

2002 – 146th largest charity in the United States, 15th largest international charity

Comsumers Digest's 2012 Rankings Consumer Digest

2012 – Most Efficient Development/Distribution Charity with a 99.63% efficiency rating.

guidestar Guidestar

2016 – Gold Participant

 

Non Profit Times

Ranked in years 1989, 1999, 2000 and 2003 through 2016
2016 – 78 of 100 top charities
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2011 – 2015 – Listed in top 100 U.S. charities.

2010 – 52 of 100 top charities

2009 – 15 of 100 top charities

2008 – 41 of 100 top charities

2007 – lowest combined administration and fundraising costs in Non Profit Times 100

2006 – lowest combined administration & fundraising costs in Non Profit Times 100

2005 – 38 of 100 top charities, lowest combined administration & fundraising costs in Non Profit Times 100

2004 – 79 of 100 top charities and 13th largest gift-in-kind agency, lowest combined administration & fundraising costs in Non Profit Times 100

2003 – 66 of 100 top charities and 8th largest gift-in-kind agency

 

Money Magazine

Evaluated in years 1991, 1992, 1993, 1999

1991 – Most efficient U.S. foreign relief and development agency

99.7% of income goes directly to programs for the needy throughout the world

1992 & 1993 – Most cost efficient gift-in-kind agency

1999 – 11th largest gift-in-kind agency

 

Smart Money

Evaluated in 1999

11th Largest International Charity

Yahoo! Finance

Evaluated in 2004

#1 Most Efficient Charities