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New York BBB Wise Giving Report for
Court Appointed Special Advocates

A BBB Accredited charity

 


  • Meets all standards

Expiration Date:
05/2016
Name:
Court Appointed Special Advocates
Address:
48 Wall Street
Suite 1100
New York, NY 10005
Phone:
212-334-4010
Year, State Incorporated:
1983, New York
Affiliates:
None
Stated Purpose:
" All children deserve to grow up in safe, permanent homes where they can thrive. CASA plays a vital role in making this happen. Our staff recruit and train volunteer advocates to provide individualized attention to each child in need. Most important, CASA gives voice to the child in court. "






Evaluation Conclusions
 

              
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA-NYC) meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.




Programs
 

              
CASA-NYC provides one-on-one advocacy for children and youth in foster care. Launched in 1979, our primary mission is to protect the needs and well-being of this most vulnerable population, seeking appropriate treatment intervention and timely case resolution. CASA originally worked out of a single room in the Manhattan Family Courthouse. We have since expanded our offices to Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx, and currently serve all five boroughs.



Governance
 

              
Chief Executive Officer:
Dr. Peggy Grauwiler, Executive Director
Compensation*:
$115,500
Chair of the Board:
Ms. Kimberly Summe, Esq.
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:
General Council at Partner Fund Management, LP
Board Size:
17
Paid Staff Size:
12



*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
Fund raising costs were 5.7% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $1,020,561, 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 CASA-NYC's Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013.

Source of Funds  

Government

$365,337

Foundation

312,250

Individual and other

145,669

Special events income (net of costs of direct benefits to donors of $34,961)

135,595

Donated facilities and services

40,710

Corporate

21,000

Investment income

1,018

Total Income

$1,021,579

Program Expenses  

Program services

$860,742
Total Program Expenses:
Fund Raising Expenses
Administrative Expenses

Total expenses

Expenses in Excess of Income

860,742
57,761
158,131

$1,076,634

$(55,055)




Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses


Programs: 80%  Fund Raising: 5%  Administrative 15% 
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Beginning net assets $699,154
Ending net assets 644,099
Total liabilities 131,036

Total assets

$775,135






 

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