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Code Platoon Rated 100/100 “Give with Confidence” by Charity Navigator

CHICAGO, April 13, 2022 – Code Platoon is proud to announce that our strong financial health and ongoing accountability and transparency have earned a 100/100 rating from Charity Navigator’s Encompass Rating System. This score indicates that our organization uses its donations effectively based on Charity Navigator’s criteria and designates Code Platoon as an official “Give with Confidence” charity.

“We are delighted to provide Code Platoon with third-party accreditation that validates their operational excellence,” Michael Thatcher, President and CEO of Charity Navigator, said. “We are eager to see the good work that the organization is able to accomplish in the years ahead.” 

Charity Navigator is America’s largest and most-utilized independent charity evaluator. Since 2001, the organization has been an unbiased and trusted source of information for more than nine million users annually. 

The Encompass Rating System is Charity Navigator’s comprehensive evaluation tool that analyzes non-profit performance based on four key indicators: Finance & Accountability, Impact & Results, Culture & Community, and Leadership & Adaptability. 

“Our Charity Navigator Encompass rating of 100 out of 100 is further validation that our supporters can trust our commitment to good governance and financial accountability,” Rod Levy, Code Platoon’s Founder and Executive Director, said. “We hope that it will introduce our organization to new supporters, advancing our mission to help Veterans, Servicemembers, and military spouses transition into the civilian workforce by providing technical coding training and career services.”

Code Platoon’s Encompass rating and other information about charitable giving are available free of charge at Donations to Code Platoon can be made by mail-in check or credit card at

About Code Platoon

Code Platoon is a 501(c)3 non-profit that helps Veterans, SkillBridge-approved Servicemembers, and military spouses transition into career-ready professional software engineers. For 15 weeks, the students are immersed in learning the full web development stack, including Python, Django, JavaScript, HTML, and CSS. After completing the program, the Veteran, Servicemember, or military spouse will be hireable as a junior full-stack web developer and eligible for an apprenticeship.

About the Encompass Rating System

The Encompass Rating System enables Charity Navigator to increase the number of non-profits it evaluates, from nine thousand to nearly two hundred thousand. In order to be inclusive of smaller and more recently established non-profits, the system uses a combination of automated methods and technology-supported manual research and analysis to provide donors with its four clearly-visualized indicators of organizational effectiveness. More information about the Encompass rating methodology can be found at

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