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New York BBB Wise Giving Report for
Women's City Club of New York

A BBB Accredited charity

 



Expiration Date:
11/2014
Name:
Women's City Club of New York
Address:
307 Seventh Avenue, Suite 1403
New York, NY 10001
Phone:
212-353-8070
Web Site:
Year, State Incorporated:
1915, New York
Affiliates:
None
Stated Purpose:
" To improve the quality of life for all New Yorkers and to shape public policy to promote responsive government through education, issue analysis, advocacy, and civic participation. "





Evaluation Conclusions
 

              
Women's City Club of New York (WCC) meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.




Programs
 

              
The WCC is a member-driven civic organization that brings together over 650 women from diverse backgrounds. The WCC provides opportunities for members to be heard as voices of experience and to contribute their unique perspectives to the policy debates that affect them, their families, and their communities. They educate members and the general public about issues that concern their daily lives, advocate for policies that ensure equality and fairness and promote civic participation by offering members numerous ways to become involved in policy dialogues and debates.



Governance
 

              
Chief Executive Officer:
Ms. Ruth Acker, President
Compensation*:
$
Chair of the Board:
Ms. Helen D. Reavis
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:
Attorney / Reavis Parent Lehrer LLP
Board Size:
43
Paid Staff Size:
5



*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, and grant proposals.
Fund raising costs were 6.5% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $235,270, 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 WCC's Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ended April 30, 2011.

Source of Funds  

Contributions and Bequests

$159,224

Special Events: Fundraising

76,046

Investment Return

63,981

Membership Dues

39,269

Special Events: Program Services

10,595

Miscellaneous Income

121

Net Income from Book Sales

(164)

Total Income

$349,072

Program Expenses  

Education and Information

$196,505

Internship Program

10,399

95th Anniversary Opening Program

6,162

Kempton Projects

906
Total Program Expenses:
Fund Raising Expenses
Administrative Expenses

Total expenses

Income in Excess of Expenses

213,972
15,283
45,160

$274,415

$74,657




Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses


Programs: 78%  Fund Raising: 6%  Administrative 17% 
Roll the cursor over the pie chart to see the dollar amounts.


Beginning net assets $840,160
Ending net assets 914,817
Total liabilities 44,093

Total assets

$958,910






 

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