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2017 Metro Market Study

Charitable Sector Profile: San Diego


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 87 largest charities in San Diego exhibited the following:

Rating Dimensions San Diego National*
Financial Score 87.50 87.18
A&T Score 96.00 92.00
Overall Score 90.10 87.77
Financial Metrics San Diego National*
Program Expenses 81.9% 81.4%
Administrative Expenses 9.5% 9.4%
Fundraising Expenses 8.3% 7.9%
Fundraising Efficiency $0.100 $0.090
Program Expense Growth 4.1% 4.4%
Working Capital Ratio 1.14 1.12
Liabilities to Assets Ratio 13.3% 9.7%
Accountability & Transparency Metrics San Diego National*
Any Donor Privacy Policy 54.5% 38.6%
Strict Donor Privacy Policy 46.6% 34.0%
Form 990 Made Public 70.5% 52.8%
Audited Financials Made Public 63.6% 50.0%
Board Members Listed 96.6% 92.0%
Key Staff Listed 97.7% 92.7%
Size Metrics San Diego National*
Excess (or deficit) $51,747 $106,260
Total Assets $8,892,126 $6,008,511
Total Contributions $3,186,567 $2,866,657
Total Revenue $4,981,520 $3,796,085
Total Expenses $4,665,952 $3,495,236
CEO Compensation $145,701 $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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