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10 Charities Overpaying their For-Profit Fundraisers

These 10 charities spend 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 Cancer Survivors' Fund 8.4% 87.8%
2 Firefighters Charitable Foundation 7.3% 87.0%
3 The Association for Firefighters & Paramedics 5.3% 80.2%
4 California Police Youth Charities 17.6% 77.8%
5 Childhood Leukemia Foundation 23.1% 68.1%
6 HonorBound Foundation 26.3% 66.4%
7 Kids Wish Network 19.7% 61.0%
8 Police Athletic League of New Jersey 28.7% 60.9%
9 California Police Activities League 32.2% 56.6%
10 Find the Children 27.6% 52.6%

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