Where Do Your Gift Dollars Go?
Examining 10 Community Nonprofits
When planning your charitable giving—particularly during these parlous economic times—it is wise to know what percentage of your gift dollars goes where.
To this end, Lavender examined the tax returns of 10 local nonprofit organizations, on file for public perusal at the Office of the Attorney General, Charitable Organization Division, St. Paul. We plan to do so annually.
In the chart below, the final percentages represent the total percentage of salaries plus benefits compared to revenue.