4-Star Rating

Charity Navigator is America's premier independent charity evaluator. Charity Navigator awarded BELL four out of a possible four stars, which indicates sound financial health, accountability & transparency. Click on the logo to review BELL's four star rating. 


Social Impact Exchange Top 100 Index

BELL was recently chosen to be a part of the S&I 100 Index, the first-ever broad index of U.S. nonprofits that have evidence of results and are ready to grow. The Index helps high-impact nonprofits find the capital they need to reach more people, and empowers donors to make a bigger difference.





BELL Summer was selected on two occassions as one of the best educational summer learning programs in the nation by the National Summer Learning Association.


Social Capitalist Award

Fast Company Magazine and the Monitor Group awarded BELL the Social Capitalist Award for three consecutive years from 2006 - 2008.  The award recognizes innovative and entrepreneurial nonprofits that are having a transformative impact on the most pressing social challenges. 


“40 under 40”

BELL CEO, Dr. Tiffany Cooper Gueye, was presented the “40 Under Forty” Achievers award by The Network Journal at their 12th Annual "40 Under Forty" Achievement Awards. This award is especially relevant as Dr. Gueye is among less than 10% of nonprofit organization CEOs who are African American women.  She was also honored by The Boston Business Journal with their “40 Under 40” award. 



BELL was named a winner of the Innovation Awards by the Smaller Business Association of New England (SBANE). BELL was one of three non-profit and six for-profit organizations to be recognized in 2011.



BELL's e-learning program was named "Blended Learning and Performance Project of the Year" by Training Magazine and was featured in the November/December 2008 issue.


Be the Change Award

BELL's CEO Dr. Tiffany C. Gueye was awarded the Be the Change Award, presented "to a Massachusetts woman who personifies compassion for her community and commitment to improving the everyday lives of those around her." Dr. Cooper was honored at the Massachusetts Conference for Women, hosted by inspirational women including Marian Heard, Angela Menino, and Dr. Maya Angelou.