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New York BBB Wise Giving Report for
Volunteer Referral Center

A BBB Accredited charity

 



Expiration Date:
09/2014
Name:
Volunteer Referral Center
Address:
161 Madison Avenue
5 SW
New York, NY 10016
Phone:
212-889-4805
Year, State Incorporated:
1989, New York
Affiliates:
None
Stated Purpose:
" The Volunteer Referral Center (VRC) is a not-for-profit organization established to function as an effective liaison in the New York community between volunteers and non-profit organizations in need of volunteer services. Such organizations include health and human service agencies, art and cultural institutions and community services, among others. The Volunteer Referral Center is committed to providing an effective service to as many volunteers as possible. "





Evaluation Conclusions
 

              
Volunteer Referral Center meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.




Programs
 

              
The Volunteer Referral Center (VRC) is a service organization with a dual role: serving both the needs of volunteers and not-for-profit agencies. As a matchmaker VRC matches volunteers with the non-profit agencies in NYC that need them.



Governance
 

              
Chief Executive Officer:
Ms. Patricia Girardi, Executive Director / Volunteer Referral Center
Compensation*:
$47,648
Chair of the Board:
Ms. Elaine Orr
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:
Retired
Board Size:
20
Paid Staff Size:
2



*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, print advertisements (newspapers, magazines, etc.), grant proposals.
Fund raising costs were 6.8% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $89,757, 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 Volunteer Referral Center's Unaudited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2010.

Source of Funds  

Individual Contributions

$33,288

Special Events

32,969

Corporation and Foundation Contributions

18,500

Government Grants

5,000

Interest and Dividends

1,174

Agency Fees

300

Miscellaneous Income

200

Total Income

$91,431

Program Expenses  

Program Expenses

$100,414
Total Program Expenses:
Fund Raising Expenses
Administrative Expenses

Total expenses

Expenses in Excess of Income

100,414
6,145
20,527

$127,086

$(35,655)




Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses


Programs: 79%  Fund Raising: 5%  Administrative 16% 
Roll the cursor over the pie chart to see the dollar amounts.


Beginning net assets $90,468
1,077
Ending net assets 55,890
Total liabilities

Total assets

$55,890






 

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