Charitable Sector Profile: Detroit

Charity Navigator's ninth annual study examined the differences that exist in the financial, accountability and transparency practices of charities located in 30 metropolitan markets across America. The 45 largest charities in Detroit exhibited the following:

Rating Dimensions Detroit National*
Financial Score 54.96 54.07
A&T Score 59.00 62.00
Overall Score 56.24 55.42
Financial Metrics Detroit National*
Program Expenses 86.7% 81.9%
Administrative Expenses 7.5% 9.2%
Fundraising Expenses 5.8% 7.2%
Fundraising Efficiency $0.080 $0.100
Primary Revenue Growth 3.0% 2.7%
Program Expense Growth 1.6% 2.6%
Working Capital Ratio 0.68 1.05
Accountability & Transparency Metrics Detroit National*
Any Donor Privacy Policy 62.2% 68.8%
Strict Donor Privacy Policy 57.8% 55.7%
Form 990 Made Public 33.3% 47.4%
Audited Financials Made Public 31.1% 43.6%
Board Members Listed 71.1% 87.6%
Key Staff Listed 66.7% 88.5%
Size Metrics Detroit National*
Excess (or deficit) $34,370 $80,932
Total Assets $6,469,851 $7,394,415
Total Contributions $4,397,162 $3,413,303
Total Revenue $7,250,042 $4,755,321
Total Expenses $7,850,426 $4,546,844
CEO Compensation $137,689 $133,130

* Median values

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Size & Wealth
Detroit Charitable Market



Distribution of Detroit Charities

© 2013 Charity Navigator. Note: all data is based on Charity Navigator's June 2013 Metro Market Charitable Analysis Study. These sector reports do not claim to represent median data for all charities. Charity Navigator is the largest evaluator of 501 (c) (3) charities in the U.S.