Financial accountability

Did you know that for each dollar donated, more than a dollar’s worth of help gets to children and families?
We’re always trying to keep our overhead rate low. In 2016, we used 85 percent of our total operating expenses for programs that benefit children, families, and communities.

Financial Highlights

Operating Expenses

Revenue and overhead trends (in millions)

Operating revenue for the organization declined by 3 percent during the year. While private cash and public grant donations declined, gift-in-kind revenue rose 10 percent.

Revenue and Overhead trends

Overhead Rate

Fundraising, management, and general expenses (sometimes called overhead expenses) decreased by 2 percent in 2015. Our overhead rate (overhead expenses as a percent of operating revenue) remained steady at 15 percent.

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