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|Don't Judge a Not-For-Profit by Its Profits
Unlike for-profit businesses, charities do not exist for the purpose of accumulating assets and turning profits to enrich their shareholders. So when judging a charity's financial stability, it is not the case that the charity with the most assets is the one most worthy of your donations. At the same time, many donors want to avoid giving to a charity that is about to go under since their contributions will more likely be used to pay past debts than to forward the charitable programs they are intending to support. CharityWatch encourages donors to consider the following Tips when factoring a charity's financial stability into their giving decisions: