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10 Charities Overpaying their For-Profit Fundraisers

 
 

These 10 charities are not living up to their missions. Each spends more than 50% of its budget paying for-profit fundraising professionals to solicit your hard-earned money. They are ranked by the percentage of their total functional expenses spent on professional fundraising fees. As a result, very little of the charity's spending is directed towards its programs and services.

Rank Charity Program Expenses Professional Fundraising Fees
1 Disabled Police and Sheriff's Foundation 5.8% 90.5%
2 Cancer Survivors' Fund 8.4% 87.8%
3 Firefighters Charitable Foundation 7.3% 87.0%
4 The Association for Firefighters & Paramedics 5.3% 80.2%
5 California Police Youth Charities 17.1% 77.9%
6 Childhood Leukemia Foundation 23.1% 68.1%
7 Disabled Police Officers of America 7.8% 64.9%
8 National Veterans Services Fund 28.1% 60.3%
9 Kids Wish Network 22.3% 55.5%
10 Find the Children 30.0% 52.6%

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