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2016 Metro Market Study


Charitable Sector Profile: Nashville

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 68 largest charities in Nashville exhibited the following:

Rating Dimensions Nashville National*
Financial Score 87.50 87.13
A&T Score 89.00 92.00
Overall Score 88.04 87.64
Financial Metrics Nashville National*
Program Expenses 81.6% 81.5%
Administrative Expenses 10.7% 9.3%
Fundraising Expenses 8.0% 7.8%
Fundraising Efficiency $0.100 $0.090
Program Expense Growth 4.0% 4.3%
Working Capital Ratio 1.37 1.13
Liabilities to Assets Ratio 9.0% 10.0%
Accountability & Transparency Metrics Nashville National*
Any Donor Privacy Policy 30.2% 35.6%
Strict Donor Privacy Policy 28.6% 31.3%
Form 990 Made Public 38.1% 52.1%
Audited Financials Made Public 38.1% 49.2%
Board Members Listed 90.5% 91.5%
Key Staff Listed 90.5% 92.0%
Size Metrics Nashville National*
Excess (or deficit) $-17,224 $115,783
Total Assets $5,667,434 $6,037,946
Total Contributions $2,371,831 $2,894,014
Total Revenue $3,549,050 $3,795,549
Total Expenses $3,116,570 $3,491,505
CEO Compensation $124,167 $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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