America's worst charities

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

The solicitorsCorporations For Character

Also doing business as: CFC, Corporations For Character LC,


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
2010 Cancer Fund of America $452,537 $375,606 $76,931 17.00% telemarketing
2011 Operation Lookout National Center for Missing Youth $76,277 $64,858 $11,419 15.00% fundraising and call to action
TOTALS $528,814 $440,464 $88,350 16%

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.