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2016 Metro Market Study


Charitable Sector Profile: Washington, DC

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 679 largest charities in Washington, DC exhibited the following:

Rating Dimensions Washington, DC National*
Financial Score 85.49 87.13
A&T Score 93.00 92.00
Overall Score 87.35 87.64
Financial Metrics Washington, DC National*
Program Expenses 81.7% 81.5%
Administrative Expenses 8.9% 9.3%
Fundraising Expenses 7.8% 7.8%
Fundraising Efficiency $0.080 $0.090
Program Expense Growth 4.1% 4.3%
Working Capital Ratio 0.86 1.13
Liabilities to Assets Ratio 13.5% 10.0%
Accountability & Transparency Metrics Washington, DC National*
Any Donor Privacy Policy 40.1% 35.6%
Strict Donor Privacy Policy 32.3% 31.3%
Form 990 Made Public 59.4% 52.1%
Audited Financials Made Public 54.8% 49.2%
Board Members Listed 92.5% 91.5%
Key Staff Listed 94.6% 92.0%
Size Metrics Washington, DC National*
Excess (or deficit) $101,285 $115,783
Total Assets $5,635,123 $6,037,946
Total Contributions $3,784,135 $2,894,014
Total Revenue $4,938,479 $3,795,549
Total Expenses $4,727,844 $3,491,505
CEO Compensation $181,945 $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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