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New York BBB Wise Giving Report for
United Neighborhood Houses of New York

A BBB Accredited charity

 



Expiration Date:
06/2015
Name:
United Neighborhood Houses of New York
Address:
70 West 36th Street
Suite 503
New York, NY 10018
Phone:
212-967-0322
Web Site:
Year, State Incorporated:
1919, New York
Affiliates:
37 chapters
Stated Purpose:
" UNH Promotes and strengthens the neighborhood-based, multi-service approach to improving the lives of New Yorkers in need and the communities in which they live. A membership organization rooted in the history and values of the settlement house movement, UNH supports its members through policy development, advocacy and capacity-building services. "





Evaluation Conclusions
 

              
United Neighborhood Houses of New York (UNH) meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.




Programs
 

              
United Neighborhood Houses of New York (UNH) conducts public policy research and analysis, provides technical assistance and funding, and promotes program replication and collaboration among its members. UNH also advocates on major policy issues, such as hunger and homelessness, youth development, and technology and the arts, which affect New York's low and moderate income communities. UNH's membership comprises one of the largest human service systems in New York City, providing social, educational, and recreational services and activities to half a million New Yorkers annually.



Governance
 

              
Chief Executive Officer:
Nancy Wackstein, Chief Executive Officer
Compensation*:
$206,100
Chair of the Board:
Lewis Kramer
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:
Ernst & Young (retired)
Board Size:
39
Paid Staff Size:
17



*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, donor envelope included with printed newsletter
Fund raising costs were 22.6% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $2,251,865, 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 UNH's Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2011.

Source of Funds  

Contributions - Foundations and trusts

$1,451,829

Special events (net of direct expenses of $43,630)

569,134

Membership dues

337,250

Contributions - Corporations and individuals

167,902

Interest and investment income

135,620

Contributions - Government agencies

45,000

Contributions - In-kind services

18,000

Miscellaneous

12,720

Total Income

$2,737,455

Program Expenses  

Member services

$807,776

Policy and public education

724,669

Special projects

247,660

Direct member agency support

119,500
Total Program Expenses:
Fund Raising Expenses
Administrative Expenses
Other Expenses

Total expenses

Income in Excess of Expenses

1,899,605
509,846
241,650
18,000

$2,669,101

$68,354




Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses


Programs: 71%  Fund Raising: 19%  Administrative 9%  Other Expenses: 1%
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Beginning net assets $6,080,725
Ending net assets 6,370,423
Total liabilities 221,381

Total assets

$6,591,804






 

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