America's worst charities

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

The solicitorsCrown Management


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 Operation Lookout National Center for Missing Youth $11,926 $9,971 $1,955 16.40% fundraising & call to action
2010 Operation Lookout National Center for Missing Youth $53,812 $46,886 $6,926 12.87% fundraising & call to action
2010 Firefighters Assistance Fund $36,898 $30,256 $6,642 18.00%
2011 Operation Lookout National Center for Missing Youth $32,713 $27,462 $5,251 16.10% fundraising and call to action
TOTALS $135,349 $114,575 $20,774 15%

Last updated 07/17/2014 © 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.