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New York BBB Wise Giving Report for
Catalog for Giving of New York City

A BBB Accredited charity

 



Expiration Date:
02/2015
Name:
The Catalog for Giving of New York City
Address:
1115 Broadway
Suite 1200
New York, NY 10010
Phone:
212-765-8212
Web Site:
Year, State Incorporated:
1995, New York
Affiliates:
None
Stated Purpose:
" The Catalog for Giving is a nonprofit organization dedicated to transforming the lives of New York City children adversely affected by poverty, drugs, crime, and violence. The Catalog identifies, funds, and supports innovative, commnunity-based start-up organizations providing valuable skills to disadvantaged youth, and in doing so, sets them on new paths to success. Through creativity and the efforts of many volunteers, these organizations deliver extraordinary rewards to the youth and communities they serve. "





Evaluation Conclusions
 

              
The Catalog for Giving of New York City meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.




Programs
 

              
The Catalog for Giving of New York City funds extracurricular programs that work to create safe and new opportunities for children and teens within the city who have been affected by poverty, drugs, alcohol, and violence. Programs are funded for three years until they become self-sustaining. The organization's funding is focused on start up organizations with the greatest potential to become fixtures within their respective communities, in order to expand local services.



Governance
 

              
Chief Executive Officer:
Florence Wiener, Executive Director
Compensation*:
$96,346
Chair of the Board:
Kenneth Horn
Board Size:
24
Paid Staff Size:
3



*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 20.8% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $290,364, 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 Catalog for Giving of New York City's Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2011.

Source of Funds  

Grants and contributions

$235,124

Net proceeds retained to offset indirect special event program expenses

83,805

Donated facilities

55,240

Net assets released from restriction

10,000

Miscellaneous income

393

Total Income

$384,562

Program Expenses  

Program Services

$210,601
Total Program Expenses:
Fund Raising Expenses
Administrative Expenses

Total expenses

Income in Excess of Expenses

210,601
60,457
105,683

$376,741

$7,821




Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses


Programs: 56%  Fund Raising: 16%  Administrative 28% 
Roll the cursor over the pie chart to see the dollar amounts.


Beginning net assets $263,496
Ending net assets 256,317
Total liabilities 69,935

Total assets

$326,252






 

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