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Financial Profile

See why we have the highest, 4-star rating from Charity Navigator!

We do all we can to keep our administrative and fundraising costs low. We are proud to say that we have consistently devoted 80% or more of our expenses to research and research-related programming that will help us find the cure for Progeria. According to the Standards for Charity Accountability, non-profits should spend at least 65% on program activities, so we are far above that figure and always striving to make it higher.

PRF’s fiscal responsibility has been a key factor in attaining a coveted 4-star rating with Charity Navigator, America’s premier independent nonprofit evaluator, for nine years in a row. Their in-depth, objective analysis revealed PRF’s strong financial and organizational status: Please click here to review details on our four star rating.


“This is our highest possible rating and indicates that your organization adheres to sector best practices and executes its mission in a financially efficient way…Only 5% of the charities we evaluate have received at least 9 consecutive 4-star evaluations… This exceptional designation from Charity Navigator sets The Progeria Research Foundation apart from its peers and demonstrates to the public its trustworthiness.”