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2016 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 154 largest charities in Seattle exhibited the following:

Rating Dimensions Seattle National*
Financial Score 84.46 87.13
A&T Score 90.00 92.00
Overall Score 86.56 87.64
Financial Metrics Seattle National*
Program Expenses 80.5% 81.5%
Administrative Expenses 10.2% 9.3%
Fundraising Expenses 8.7% 7.8%
Fundraising Efficiency $0.110 $0.090
Program Expense Growth 3.4% 4.3%
Working Capital Ratio 1.00 1.13
Liabilities to Assets Ratio 9.0% 10.0%
Accountability & Transparency Metrics Seattle National*
Any Donor Privacy Policy 38.9% 35.6%
Strict Donor Privacy Policy 35.6% 31.3%
Form 990 Made Public 48.3% 52.1%
Audited Financials Made Public 46.3% 49.2%
Board Members Listed 95.3% 91.5%
Key Staff Listed 96.0% 92.0%
Size Metrics Seattle National*
Excess (or deficit) $36,583 $115,783
Total Assets $4,867,738 $6,037,946
Total Contributions $2,903,654 $2,894,014
Total Revenue $3,325,839 $3,795,549
Total Expenses $3,116,598 $3,491,505
CEO Compensation $115,517 $126,450

* Median values



FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Sandra Miniutti, Vice President, Marketing
(201) 818-1288 x105
media@charitynavigator.org

© 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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