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New York BBB Wise Giving Report for
92nd Street Y

A BBB Accredited charity


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92nd Street Y
Formerly known as:
- formerly known as: The Young Men's and Young Women's Hebrew Association
1395 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10128
Web Site:
Year, State Incorporated:
1874, New York
Stated Purpose:
" The 92nd Street Y promotes individual and family development and participation in civic life within the context of Jewish values and American pluralism. "

Evaluation Conclusions

92nd Street Y (92Y) meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.


The 92nd Street Y is a community and cultural center which seeks to provide and disseminate programs of distinction that foster the physical and mental health of human beings throughout their lives, their educational and spiritual growth, and their enjoyment. The 92nd Street Y reaches out to serve people of diverse racial, religious, ethnic and economic backgrounds, and provides scholarships to people of all ages throughout New York City. 92Y's headquarters boast a concert hall, fitness center, classrooms, art, music and dance studios, and a residence. 92Y's facilities also include 92YTribeca at 200 Hudson Street and the Rockland County campgrounds. As an essential resource of New York City, the organization houses modern dance and poetry, provides family support services with the Parenting Center, and offers the Ford Motor Company International Fellowship of the 92nd Street Y.


Chief Executive Officer:
Mr. Henry Timms, Executive Director
Chair of the Board:
Mr. Thomas Kaplan
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:
Owner/ Leiden Gallery
Co-Chair of the Board :
Mr. Michael Goldstein
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:
Former President and CEO of Toys 'R Us
Co-Chair of the Board :
Ms. Lori A. Kasowitz
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:
Board Size:
Paid Staff Size:

*Compensation includes annual salary and, if applicable, benefit plans, expense accounts, and other allowances.

Fund Raising

Method(s) Used:

Direct mail appeals, telephone appeals, invitations to fund raising events, grant proposals, internet
Fund raising costs were 14.2% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $18,960,000, 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.


The following information is based on 92Y's Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2014.

Source of Funds  

Program service revenue


Contributions and grants


Rental income


Investment income


Annual events


Total Income


Program Expenses  

Lilian and Sol Goldman Family Center for Youth and Family


May Center for Health, Fitness and Sport


Charles Simon Center for Adult Life and Learning


School of the Arts


Tisch Center for the Arts


Bronfman Center for Jewish Life


Innovation and Social Impact


Maskor/ Steinhardt Center Agency Wide Initiatives


Educational Outreach


Milstein and Rosenthal Center for Media & Technology

Total Program Expenses:
Fund Raising Expenses
Administrative Expenses
Other Expenses

Total expenses

Expenses in Excess of Income




Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 86%  Fund Raising: 4%  Administrative 7%  Other Expenses: 2%
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Beginning net assets $62,239,000
Ending net assets 61,260,000
Total liabilities 18,012,000

Total assets



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