America's worst charities

Our ranking based on cash paid to solicitors in the past decade

The solicitorsCivic Development Group

Also doing business as: CDG, CIVIC DEVELOPMENT GROUP LLC

Address: 425 Raritan Center Parkway Ste A, Edison NJ


Known state disciplinary actions

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States bringing actions Number of known actions Outcomes Total fines
California, Colorado, New Hampshire, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Vermont 14 Consent/settlement, Fine/penalties, Pending, Suspension $20,291,250

Fundraising history

Amounts cover only the years and charities shown and are not a full accounting of fundraising activity.

Year Client charity Cash raised Cash to solicitor Cash to charity % to charity Activity
2009 Firefighters Charitable Foundation $581,493 $494,269 $87,224 15.00% fundraising
TOTALS $581,493 $494,269 $87,224 15%

Last updated 12/09/2014 © 2014 All Rights Reserved

America’s Worst Charities is the result of a yearlong collaboration between the Tampa Bay Times and the California-based Center for Investigative Reporting, the nation’s largest and longest serving nonprofit newsroom dedicated to watchdog journalism. CNN joined the partnership in March 2013.