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2016 Metro Market Study

Charitable Sector Profile: Detroit

Charity Navigator's eleventh annual study examined the differences that exist in the financial, accountability and transparency practices of charities located in 30 metropolitan markets across America. The 75 largest charities in Detroit exhibited the following:

Rating Dimensions Detroit National*
Financial Score 85.03 87.13
A&T Score 89.00 92.00
Overall Score 88.13 87.64
Financial Metrics Detroit National*
Program Expenses 81.5% 81.5%
Administrative Expenses 8.5% 9.3%
Fundraising Expenses 7.1% 7.8%
Fundraising Efficiency $0.085 $0.090
Program Expense Growth 3.4% 4.3%
Working Capital Ratio 1.22 1.13
Liabilities to Assets Ratio 15.0% 10.0%
Accountability & Transparency Metrics Detroit National*
Any Donor Privacy Policy 33.8% 35.6%
Strict Donor Privacy Policy 32.4% 31.3%
Form 990 Made Public 51.4% 52.1%
Audited Financials Made Public 50.0% 49.2%
Board Members Listed 89.2% 91.5%
Key Staff Listed 82.4% 92.0%
Size Metrics Detroit National*
Excess (or deficit) $84,470 $115,783
Total Assets $6,418,384 $6,037,946
Total Contributions $3,318,150 $2,894,014
Total Revenue $4,289,119 $3,795,549
Total Expenses $4,198,771 $3,491,505
CEO Compensation $133,205 $126,450

* Median values

Sandra Miniutti, Vice President, Marketing
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© 2016 Charity Navigator. Note: all data are based on Charity Navigator's August 2016 Metro Market Charitable Analysis Study. These sector reports do not claim to represent median/mean data for all charities. Charity Navigator is the largest evaluator of 501 (c) (3) charities in the U.S.

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