Not to share our own wealth with the poor is theft from the poor and deprivation of their means of life; we do not possess our own wealth, but theirs.
St. John Chrysostom
ARDF is committed to careful stewardship and financial transparency, and we consider every donation to be a sacred trust. We are happy to provide our supporters with the resources and data they need to be confident that their generosity is resulting in the highest possible return on investment in the form of permanently transformed lives and communities.
Donations to our General Fund: your gift will be used as most needed.
Specific Development Donations: 100% of your designated gift is given directly to the Development project to which you donate.
Relief Donations: 85% of your gift is sent directly to the relief project with only 15% needed for ARDF administrative purposes.
ARDF is recognized by many charity evaluators and accountability organizations such as GuideStar,
The Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement (ECFA), Better Business Bureaus, and Charity
Navigator, the nations largest charity evaluator organization.