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New York BBB Wise Giving Report for
Sikh Coalition

A BBB Accredited charity

 



Expiration Date:
11/2015
Name:
Sikh Coalition
Address:
50 Broad Street, Suite 1537
New York, NY 10004
Phone:
212-655-3095
Year, State Incorporated:
2001, New York
Affiliates:
None
Stated Purpose:
" Works toward a world where Sikhs can freely practice and enjoy their faith while fostering strong relations with their local community. "





Evaluation Conclusions
 

              
The Sikh Coalition meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.




Programs
 

              
The Sikh Coalition is a community-based organization that strives towards the realization of civil and human rights for all people. The Sikh Coalition pursues this mission by providing direct legal services to persons whose civil or human rights are violated, advocating for law and policies that are respectful of fundamental rights, promoting appreciation for diversity through education, and fostering civil engagement in order to promote community empowerment.



Governance
 

              
Chief Executive Officer:
Ms. Sapreet Kaur, Executive Director
Compensation*:
$67,902
Chair of the Board:
Mr. Narinder Singh
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:
Chief Strategy Officer / Appirio
Board Size:
7
Paid Staff Size:
11



*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 11% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $1,574,708, 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 Sikh Coalition's Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2011.

Source of Funds  

Contributions

$847,371

Grants

641,240

Donated services

86,097

Interest and dividends

21,008

Realized gains

6,905

Unrealized loss on investments

(15,589)

Total Income

$1,587,032

Program Expenses  

Program services

$845,047
Total Program Expenses:
Fund Raising Expenses
Administrative Expenses

Total expenses

Income in Excess of Expenses

845,047
172,632
54,356

$1,072,035

$514,997




Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses


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


Beginning net assets $1,102,166
Ending net assets 1,617,163
Total liabilities 60,430

Total assets

$1,677,593






 

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