Program Efficiency

The program efficiency rating for Warren County Habitat for Humanity is 90.9%, meaning that almost 91 cents of every dollar donated is used for expenses addressing Affordable Housing issues. See the explanation below for further information.

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Program Efficiency Explained

According to Forbes, the Charitable Commitment, or Program Expense Percentage measures how much of a charity’s total expense went directly to the charitable purpose. The Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance recommends donating to charities with a Charitable Commitment no lower than 65%.  Forbes states that the average Charitable Commitment is 85%. Charity Navigator guidelines recommend averaging this measurement over a number of years. For Fiscal Years 2014, and 2015, this metric for Warren County Habitat for Humanity is equal to 90.9%.