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New York BBB Wise Giving Report for
Youth Service Opportunities Project (YSOP)

A BBB Accredited charity

 



Expiration Date:
11/2014
Name:
Youth Service Opportunities Project
Address:
15 Rutherford Place
New York, NY 10003
Phone:
212-598-0973
Year, State Incorporated:
1983, New York
Affiliates:
None
Stated Purpose:
" To provide service-learning experiences to young people and to help hungry and homeless people in larger metropolitan communities (currently NYC and Washington, DC). "





Evaluation Conclusions
 

              
Youth Service Opportunities Project (YSOP) meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.




Programs
 

              
"YSOP is a nationally recognized leader in providing high-quality volunteer service experiences. YSOP has been a pioneer in the field of service, leading thousands of young people and adults in programs to encourage community participation and engaged citizenship through direct service to homeless and hungry people. Last year (2010-2011) 4,639 participants served more than 504,740 hungry and homeless men, women and children in New York City and Washington, DC. YSOP hosts middle school and high school groups, college students, faith-based groups serving on mission trips and community organizations."



Governance
 

              
Chief Executive Officer:
Edward Doty, Executive Director
Compensation*:
$89,982
Chair of the Board:
Roosevelt Callahan
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:
Clerk
Board Size:
24
Paid Staff Size:
45



*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 23.3% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $445,388, 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 YSOP's Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2011.

Source of Funds  

Program fees

$411,424

Government grants

141,390

Donated facilities and other contributions

124,936

Individual contributions

88,648

Corporation contributions

64,493

Foundation contributions

19,266

Religious organization contributions

6,655

Other income

517

Total Income

$857,329

Program Expenses  

Salaries

$310,634

Workcamp expenses

122,416

Rent donated

54,250

Special projects

26,080

Payroll taxes

25,098

Rent

25,042

Employee benefits

23,561

Workcamp donated travel

18,831

Insurance

11,642

Professional fees

10,820

Pension expense

10,346

Depreciation expense

10,072

Telephone

6,439

Supplies

5,899

Repair and maintenance

4,398

Printing, copying and publication

4,095

Moving expense

3,636

Workcamp donated supplies

3,310

Postage

3,003

Meetings and conferences

2,191

Travel

2,138

Utilities

1,803

Payroll service expense

1,679

Interest expense

1,315

Bank charge

1,063

Dues and subscriptions

890
Total Program Expenses:
Fund Raising Expenses
Administrative Expenses

Total expenses

Income in Excess of Expenses

690,651
103,924
46,039

$840,614

$16,715




Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses


Programs: 82%  Fund Raising: 12%  Administrative 6% 
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Beginning net assets $112,398
Ending net assets 129,113
Total liabilities 160,572

Total assets

$289,685






 

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