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2017 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 62 largest charities in Nashville exhibited the following:

Rating Dimensions Nashville National*
Financial Score 85.81 87.18
A&T Score 89.00 92.00
Overall Score 87.15 87.77
Financial Metrics Nashville National*
Program Expenses 81.4% 81.4%
Administrative Expenses 9.9% 9.4%
Fundraising Expenses 8.4% 7.9%
Fundraising Efficiency $0.110 $0.090
Program Expense Growth 4.1% 4.4%
Working Capital Ratio 1.29 1.12
Liabilities to Assets Ratio 9.3% 9.7%
Accountability & Transparency Metrics Nashville National*
Any Donor Privacy Policy 32.4% 38.6%
Strict Donor Privacy Policy 29.4% 34.0%
Form 990 Made Public 39.7% 52.8%
Audited Financials Made Public 36.8% 50.0%
Board Members Listed 92.6% 92.0%
Key Staff Listed 92.6% 92.7%
Size Metrics Nashville National*
Excess (or deficit) $-39,493 $106,260
Total Assets $5,641,571 $6,008,511
Total Contributions $2,691,954 $2,866,657
Total Revenue $3,448,926 $3,796,085
Total Expenses $3,283,538 $3,495,236
CEO Compensation $124,064 $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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