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2017 Metro Market Study

Charitable Sector Profile: Seattle


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 142 largest charities in Seattle exhibited the following:

Rating Dimensions Seattle National*
Financial Score 85.44 87.18
A&T Score 92.00 92.00
Overall Score 87.29 87.77
Financial Metrics Seattle National*
Program Expenses 80.4% 81.4%
Administrative Expenses 9.8% 9.4%
Fundraising Expenses 9.2% 7.9%
Fundraising Efficiency $0.110 $0.090
Program Expense Growth 3.9% 4.4%
Working Capital Ratio 1.09 1.12
Liabilities to Assets Ratio 8.3% 9.7%
Accountability & Transparency Metrics Seattle National*
Any Donor Privacy Policy 41.6% 38.6%
Strict Donor Privacy Policy 38.3% 34.0%
Form 990 Made Public 49.4% 52.8%
Audited Financials Made Public 44.8% 50.0%
Board Members Listed 95.5% 92.0%
Key Staff Listed 96.8% 92.7%
Size Metrics Seattle National*
Excess (or deficit) $57,927 $106,260
Total Assets $5,335,509 $6,008,511
Total Contributions $3,250,397 $2,866,657
Total Revenue $4,086,109 $3,796,085
Total Expenses $3,320,784 $3,495,236
CEO Compensation $113,323 $129,343

* Median values

Sandra Miniutti, Vice President, Marketing
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© 2017 Charity Navigator. Note: all data are based on Charity Navigator's May 2017 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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