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2017 Metro Market Study

Charitable Sector Profile: Los Angeles


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 305 largest charities in Los Angeles exhibited the following:

Rating Dimensions Los Angeles National*
Financial Score 88.10 87.18
A&T Score 93.00 92.00
Overall Score 88.12 87.77
Financial Metrics Los Angeles National*
Program Expenses 81.3% 81.4%
Administrative Expenses 9.5% 9.4%
Fundraising Expenses 8.4% 7.9%
Fundraising Efficiency $0.090 $0.090
Program Expense Growth 6.1% 4.4%
Working Capital Ratio 1.12 1.12
Liabilities to Assets Ratio 9.8% 9.7%
Accountability & Transparency Metrics Los Angeles National*
Any Donor Privacy Policy 44.9% 38.6%
Strict Donor Privacy Policy 40.4% 34.0%
Form 990 Made Public 58.7% 52.8%
Audited Financials Made Public 59.6% 50.0%
Board Members Listed 93.6% 92.0%
Key Staff Listed 89.7% 92.7%
Size Metrics Los Angeles National*
Excess (or deficit) $189,294 $106,260
Total Assets $7,933,926 $6,008,511
Total Contributions $4,003,094 $2,866,657
Total Revenue $5,114,992 $3,796,085
Total Expenses $4,792,276 $3,495,236
CEO Compensation $168,258 $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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