Post 200 The guide to the region's top businesses

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Rank   Name   Money spent on programs ($)   Total employees   Local employees  
None American Red Cross 3091878966 32087 2388
None Population Services International 401729342 9000 230
None Smithsonian Institution 627025125 6400 4700
None AARP 702491841 2173 1385
None American Chemical Society 428843613 1942 548
None American Institutes for Research 245707412 1600 765
None National Geographic Society 422470720 997 964
None Legal Services Corp. 397188864 125 125
None Neighborhood Reinvestment Corp. 336223127 322 186
None Corporation for Public Broadcasting 478761137 116 116

Research, relief, media and advocacy groups help make up the list of Washington’s largest nonprofit organizations. They were ranked by the amount of money they spent on programs in 2011, based on an analysis of available data by the research group GuideStar USA.

NOTE: Our methodology for the rankings.