How does your city’s charities stand up?

Charity Navigator just published their most recent Metro Market Study – a report that compares the financial performance, the size, the accountability and the transparency of the largest nonprofits in the 30 largest metropolitan markets represented in our database of 6,000+ charities.

The 30 Metro Markets are: Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Colorado Springs, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Miami, Milwaukee, Minneapolis/ St. Paul, Nashville, New York City, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Portland, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, St. Louis, Tampa/St. Petersburg, Washington, DC.

In terms of their overall Financial Health and commitment to Accountability & Transparency, the study’s highest and lowest rated charitable communities are:

Highest Rated
Current Ranking Previous Ranking
1) San Diego 1) Houston
2) Houston 2) Kansas City
3) Kansas City 3) St. Louis
4) Cincinnati 4) Cincinnati
5) San Francisco 5) Portland
Lowest Rated          
Current Ranking Previous Ranking
30) Indianapolis 30) Orlando
29) Orlando 29) Tampa/ St. Petersburg
28) Nashville 28) Indianapolis
27) Atlanta 27) Milwaukee
26) Miami 26) Miami