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New York BBB Wise Giving Report for
Union Settlement Association

A BBB Accredited charity

 



Expiration Date:
07/2016
Name:
Union Settlement Association
Address:
237 East 104th Street
New York, NY 10029
Phone:
212-828-6000
Year, State Incorporated:
1902, New York
Affiliates:
None
Stated Purpose:
" Union Settlement Association is on-the-ground resource for East Harlem residents of all ages, and a passionate advocate for the needs of undeserved communities. Since opening our doors in 1895, we have brought education, wellness and community-building programs to our neighborhood, empowering New Yorkers with opportunities to better their lives. By helping our neighbors realize their goals, we build the vitality and success of East Harlem. "





Evaluation Conclusions
 

              
Union Settlement Association meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.




Programs
 

              
As East Harlem's largest social service agency, we serve more than 10,000 predominantly Latino and African-American residents each year with programs including: Early Childhood Education (seven childcare/Head Start centers and Family Childcare Network), Youth Programs (after-school and summer programs, Tech Lab, tutoring, college readiness, programs for young fathers and disconnected youth), Adult Education (Basic Education in Spanish and English, English for Speakers of Other Languages, citizenship, GED preparation), Senior Services (four Senior Centers, Meals on Wheels, Transportation Program), and Mental Health Counseling. We are a large local employer with 400 staff members, many from the community. Our array of programs plays a supportive role in the lives of East Harlem families from each generation to the next. Indeed, Union Settlement prides itself on serving community residents from birth through old age, beginning with daycare, proceeding through after-school programs, youth services and college preparation, and on to adult education classes, attending our cultural events, participating in individual or family counseling, and receiving free tax preparation assistance, all the way through to senior services, including congregate meals and group recreation trips.



Governance
 

              
Chief Executive Officer:
Mr. David Nocenti, CEO
Compensation*:
$185,000
Chair of the Board:
Mr. Reginald E. Harwell
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:
Financial Advisor, Citi Personal Wealth Management
Board Size:
30
Paid Staff Size:
360



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




Fund Raising
 

              
Method(s) Used:


Direct mail appeals, invitations to fund raising events, internet.
Fund raising costs were 7.2% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $5,636,711, 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 Union Settlement Association's Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2013.

Source of Funds  

Government grants and contracts

$11,182,661

Program revenues

4,360,025

Other community groups

1,686,104

Other revenues

952,740

In-kind space

901,945

In-kind contractor contribution

885,100

Foundations

767,395

Special events

581,129

In-kind services and supplies

328,768

Corporations

275,521

Individuals

210,749

Investment income

10,941

Total Income

$22,143,078

Program Expenses  

Early Learn

$7,976,527

Mental Health Counseling

4,278,538

Youth Services

2,947,942

Senior Services

2,323,472

Early Childhood Services

811,563

Head Start

659,456

Adult Education

340,129

Inter Program

153,013

Gym/Auditorium

20,453

Scholarship Funds

6,731
Total Program Expenses:
Fund Raising Expenses
Administrative Expenses
Other Expenses

Total expenses

Income in Excess of Expenses

19,517,824
405,591
1,533,807
285,964

$21,743,186

$399,892




Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses


Programs: 90%  Fund Raising: 2%  Administrative 7%  Other Expenses: 1%
Roll the cursor over the pie chart to see the dollar amounts.


Beginning net assets $(3,278,741)
358,660
Ending net assets (2,520,189)
Total liabilities 7,025,067

Total assets

$4,504,878


$358,660 represents other changes in Net Assets which composed of pension-related changes other than net periodic benefit cost.



 

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