Go to the Internet websites of any five of the charitable organizations listed in Illustration 14-7 and search for financial information and performance measures they may disclose. ( Salvation Army & Goodwill Industries International)
- Calculate for the most recent year provided on the organization’s Web site, the program effectiveness ratio for each organization (as a percentage of total expenses) as well as the fund-raising ratio (contributions 2 fund- raising costs/ contributions). How do the ratios you calculated compare to the values provided in Illustration 14-7?
- Select other financial performance measures from Illustration 14-6 and calculate those measures.
- Prepare a table showing the five charities and the performance measures calculated for each.