We are proud to announce that the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan has earned nine consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator, the nation's leading charity evaluator. Receiving four out of a possible four stars indicates that the NKFM adheres to good governance and other best practices that minimize the chance of unethical activities and consistently executes its mission in a fiscally responsible way. Only 1% of the charities rated have received at least 9 consecutive 4-star evaluations, indicating that National Kidney Foundation of Michigan outperforms most other charities in America. This “exceptional” designation from Charity Navigator differentiates the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan from its peers and demonstrates to the public that we are worthy of their trust.
The National Kidney Foundation of Michigan was awarded the 2015 Business Affiliate - Business Practice Improvement award for our My Choice...My Health: Diabetes Prevention Program™ by the Michigan Association of Health Plans (MAHP). NKFM partnered with Priority Health to deliver the program for at-risk plan members. The effort has reaches 276 participants at ten different locations acrross Michigan. It's a model to show how community-based organizations and health plans can work together to reduce chronic disease costs and improve the quality of life for people at risk.
We are extremely proud to awarded the 2015 MAHP Presidential Merit Award from the Michigan Association of Health Plans (MAHP). The discretionary award recognizes an individual or organization showing an outstanding commitment to the advancement and improvement of health care.
We're proud to be recognized as an April "Kids Eat Right Hero" by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation, as well as a Champions For Healthy Kids grant recepient for our children preventative programs. Check out our recognition feature and learn more about our children programs.
The NKFM has been selected as a winner of the 2015 Healthiest Employers of Southeast Michigan program, presented by Crain’s Detroit Business and HAP. We’re honored to be recognized for our wellness programs and healthy company culture.
Read the Huffington Post article.
Read more about the Charity Navigator #1 rating.
Read the NKFM's rating in more detail and take a look at all of the categories we're rated in.