Financials and Governance
The Lupus Foundation of America is a charitable organization with tax-exempt status granted under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Our Federal ID# is 43-1131436. Donations are tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by law.
The Lupus Foundation of America is a BBB Accredited Charity, is recognized by the National Health Council for meeting their Standards of Excellence and has a Gold Star rating from Guidestar.
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The Lupus Foundation of America (LFA) is proud that its strong financial health and ongoing accountability and transparency has earned a Four-Star Rating from Charity Navigator. This rating designates the LFA as an official “Give with Confidence” charity, indicating that we are using donations effectively based on Charity Navigator’s criteria.
The National Health Council Standards of Excellence Certification Program recognizes the Lupus Foundation of America for meeting the highest standards of accountability, ethical practice, organizational effectiveness, and good public stewardship.
The Lupus Foundation of America is proud to hold the Better Business Bureau’s Wise Giving Alliance National Charity Seal, which certifies that we adhere to the Alliance's strong and comprehensive standards. It is granted only to national charities that meet these standards are eligible to apply for the seal.
The Lupus Foundation of America holds a Gold GuideStar Seal of Transparency. The seal indicates that the Lupus Foundation of America has provided up-to-date information that allow potential donors and funders to make educated decisions about the work we do to make the world a better place.