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New York BBB Wise Giving Report for
Sexuality Information & Education Council of the United States

A BBB Accredited charity

 


  • Meets all standards

Expiration Date:
07/2014
Name:
Sexuality Information & Education Council of the United States
Formerly known as:
(SIECUS)
Address:
also known as: (SIECUS)
Phone:
90 John Street
Suite 402
New York, NY 10038
212-819-9770
Web Site:
Year, State Incorporated:
1965, Delaware
Affiliates:
None
Stated Purpose:
" To create a world that ensures social justice and sexual rights. To affirm that sexuality is a fundamental part of being human, one that is worthy of dignity and respect. To advocate for the right of all people to accurate information, comprehensive education about sexuality, and sexual health services. "





Evaluation Conclusions
 

              
Sexuality Information & Education Council of the United States (SIECUS) meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.




Programs
 

              
SIECUS provides information, resources, technical assistance, and training on sexuality-related issues to individuals and organizations, including educators, school health professionals, students, parents, and news outlets worldwide. The organization also leads a proactive agenda to advance policies related to sexuality at the local, state, national, and international levels.



Governance
 

              
Chief Executive Officer:
Monica Rodriguez, President and CEO
Compensation*:
$130,000
Chair of the Board:
Elizabeth Casparian
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:
HITOPS
Board Size:
12
Paid Staff Size:
6



*Compensation includes annual salary and, if applicable, benefit plans, expense accounts, and other allowances.




Fund Raising
 

              
Method(s) Used:


Direct mail appeals, print advertisements (newspapers, magazines, etc.), grant proposals, internet.
Fund raising costs were 15.8% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $1,056,443, are donations received as a result of fund raising activities.)




Tax Status
 

              
This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.




Financial
 

              
The following information is based on SIECUS's Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2011.

Source of Funds  

Foundation Grants

$452,367

Contributions

196,984

Organizational Grants

186,157

Government Grant Income

170,715

Bequests

50,220

Publications and other earned income

7,540

Miscellaneous Income

3,903

Interest Income

649

Total Income

$1,068,535

Program Expenses  

Public Policy

$367,595

Education

345,907

Information and Communication

53,821
Total Program Expenses:
Fund Raising Expenses
Administrative Expenses

Total expenses

Expenses in Excess of Income

767,323
167,441
182,195

$1,116,959

$(48,424)




Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses


Programs: 69%  Fund Raising: 15%  Administrative 16% 
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Beginning net assets $160,058
Ending net assets 111,634
Total liabilities 71,648

Total assets

$183,282






 

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