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New York BBB Wise Giving Report for
Care for the Homeless

A BBB Accredited charity

 



Expiration Date:
03/2015
Name:
Care for the Homeless
Address:
30 East 33 Street
5th Floor
New York, NY 10016
Phone:
212-366-4459
Year, State Incorporated:
1992, New York
Affiliates:
None
Stated Purpose:
" Care for Homeless responds to the devastating effects of homelessness in New York City both by ensuring a wide array of high-quality support services to homeless children, women, and men, and by helping to improve the policies and programs affecting them. "





Evaluation Conclusions
 

              
Care for the Homeless meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.




Programs
 

              
Care for the Homeless is committed to responding to and ending homelessness through: A full range of medical and social services for homeless individuals and families provided without regard to ability to pay, health education and outreach, working to promote and ensure homeless individuals and at-risk adults and children receive health care, emergency and transitional housing, and other benefits that will help prevent future homelessness.



Governance
 

              
Chief Executive Officer:
G. Robert Watts, Executive Director
Compensation*:
$206,080
Chair of the Board:
Harry Rosen
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:
Professor / Baruch College
Board Size:
15
Paid Staff Size:
93



*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, grant proposals, and internet.
Fund raising costs were 14.5% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $1,618,702, 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 the organization's Audited Financial Statements - Consolidated for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2011.

Source of Funds  

NYC Department of Homeless Services

$6,286,407

Public Health Solutions Section 330(h)

3,655,794

Medicaid and Medicare Fees

1,938,228

NYS Department of Health-Indigent Care

511,676

Ryan White Title III

463,125

Salvation Army

392,250

Contributions

201,379

Miscellaneous grant revenues

192,196

Doe Fund

141,135

Ryan White Rapid Testing income

131,480

Special Events

97,137

H.E.L.P. U.S.A.

91,909

Citizens Advice Bureau income

40,200

Common Ground

34,560

Neighborhood Coalition Services

10,537

Investment income

1,336

Total Income

$14,189,349

Program Expenses  

Residential services at Susan's Place

$7,536,904

Medical clinics

6,672,375
Total Program Expenses:
Fund Raising Expenses
Administrative Expenses

Total expenses

Expenses in Excess of Income

14,209,279
234,679
1,965,788

$16,409,746

$(2,220,397)




Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses


Programs: 87%  Fund Raising: 1%  Administrative 12% 
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Beginning net assets $2,770,401
Ending net assets 1,307,643
Total liabilities 12,574,099

Total assets

$13,881,742






 

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