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New York BBB Wise Giving Report for
The Jed Foundation

A BBB Accredited charity

 



Expiration Date:
05/2016
Name:
The Jed Foundation
Address:
1140 Broadway, Suite 803
New York, NY 10001
Phone:
212-647-7544
Year, State Incorporated:
2000, New York
Affiliates:
None
Stated Purpose:
" Seeks to reduce the rate of suicide and incidence of emotional disorders among college and university students nationwide through collaboration with the public and leaders in higher education, mental health, and research. "





Evaluation Conclusions
 

              
The Jed Foundation meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.




Programs
 

              
The Jed Foundation works to prevent suicide and reduce emotional distress among college students. The organization's major initiatives are rooted in the "Prescription for Prevention" model that targets a full-range of audiences to influence college mental health. Their programs include ULifeline, an anonymous and confidential online resource center for college students, and Campus Care, a joint initiative with the Education Development Center and the Suicide Prevention Resource Center that teaches college administrators and clinical staff the skills necessary to address mental health on campus. The Jed Foundation’s most active program is the Half of Us campaign, which raises awareness about the prevalence of emotional disorders on college campuses and connects students with the appropriate resources.



Governance
 

              
Chief Executive Officer:
Mr. John MacPhee, Chief Executive Officer
Compensation*:
$172,000
Chair of the Board:
Mr. Phillip M. Satow
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:
Chairman, Nutrition21 LLC
Board Size:
16
Paid Staff Size:
8



*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, internet, planned giving arrangements
Fund raising costs were 12.2% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $2,376,931, 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 Jed Foundation's Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2013.

Source of Funds  

Special Events, net proceeds

$903,263

Contributed Services

892,126

Contributions

571,132

Program Service Revenue

107,850

Contributed Materials

10,410

Dividends & Interest

1,163

Total Income

$2,485,944

Program Expenses  

Jed Campus

$668,550

Other Programs

441,182

Love is Louder

435,460

Half of Us

230,065

ULifeline

229,519

Student Veterans

8,426
Total Program Expenses:
Fund Raising Expenses
Administrative Expenses

Total expenses

Expenses in Excess of Income

2,013,202
290,164
255,522

$2,558,888

$(72,944)




Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses


Programs: 79%  Fund Raising: 11%  Administrative 10% 
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Beginning net assets $1,857,002
Ending net assets 1,784,058
Total liabilities 137,713

Total assets

$1,921,771






 

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