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Quick Look: Days of Cash on Hand
for Reporting Public Charities in CLP (Latest Returns)

Days of Cash on Hand is measured as the organization's cash plus savings divided by total spending less depreciation, all multiplied by 365.
It is a measure of the organization's ability to sustain operations with existing cash, to meet current liabilities without having to borrow to finance these liabilities.

A note on IRS Form 990 financial ratios:  Although useful and informative as indicators, ratios are only one type of measure of the financial health and operations of a nonprofit. Financial ratios cannot tell you the full story of nonprofit's operations and impact. Click here to learn more.
Ratios are calculated as the ratio of state totals of the numerator and denominator for each ratio — not as medians or average of each organization.