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10 Charities Overpaying their For-Profit Fundraisers

 
 

These 10 charities spend more than 50% of their budgets 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 Cancer Survivors' Fund 8.5% 88.1%
2 The Committee for Missing Children 7.0% 84.4%
3 Childhood Leukemia Foundation 17.4% 79.0%
4 Firefighters Charitable Foundation 9.3% 77.6%
5 Kids Wish Network 14.1% 63.2%
6 HonorBound Foundation 17.7% 54.2%
7 Purple Heart Foundation 23.6% 51.7%
8 Veterans Support Foundation 25.1% 43.4%
9 Find the Children 29.6% 39.2%
10 National Association of Chiefs of Police 41.9% 37.0%

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