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New York BBB Wise Giving Report for
Alley Pond Environmental Center

A BBB Accredited charity

 


  • Meets all standards

Expiration Date:
04/2015
Name:
Alley Pond Environmental Center
Address:
228-06 Northern Boulevard
Douglaston, NY 11362
Phone:
718-229-4000
Year, State Incorporated:
1976, New York
Affiliates:
None
Stated Purpose:
" The Alley Pond Environmental Center (APEC), a nonprofit environmental education organization, is dedicated to educating children and adults in the New York metropolitan area, protecting and preserving Alley Pond Park, open spaces and waterbodies, and advocating for sustainable environmental policies and practices. "






Evaluation Conclusions
 

              
Alley Pond Environmental Center meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.




Programs
 

              
Family Programs, School Programs and Stewardship



Governance
 

              
Chief Executive Officer:
Irene V. Scheid, Executive Director
Compensation*:
$88,144
Chair of the Board:
Rita Sherman
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:
Retired- NYC Dept of Education
Board Size:
15
Paid Staff Size:
23



*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
Fund raising costs were 3% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $440,263, 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
 

              

Source of Funds  

Education Program

$424,483

Grants

259,035

Special Events

70,626

Donated Facilites

55,500

Contributions

55,102

Membership Dues

25,744

Bird Seed

8,687

Interest Income

5,507

Gift Shop

3,891

Miscellaneous

2,741

Reimbursements

354

Total Income

$911,670

Program Expenses  
Total Program Expenses:
Fund Raising Expenses
Administrative Expenses

Total expenses

Income in Excess of Expenses


13,219
249,653

$852,589

$59,081




Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses


Programs: 69%  Fund Raising: 2%  Administrative 29% 
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Beginning net assets $802,872
Ending net assets 806,453
Total liabilities 31,994

Total assets

$838,447






 

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