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New York BBB Wise Giving Report for
DOROT

A BBB Accredited charity

 



Expiration Date:
08/2016
Name:
DOROT
Address:
171 West 85th Street
New York, NY 10024
Phone:
212-769-2850
Year, State Incorporated:
1983, New York
Affiliates:
None
Stated Purpose:
" Alleviates social isolation among the elderly and provides services to help them live independently as valued members of the community. Serves the Jewish and wider community, bringing the generations together in a mutually beneficial partnership of elders, volunteers and professionals. Provides an effective model for others. "





Evaluation Conclusions
 

              
DOROT meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.




Programs
 

              
Founded in 1976, DOROT is a multi-service not-for-profit that creates a dynamic partnership of volunteers, professionals, and seniors dedicated to enhancing the lives of the elderly. Services include home-delivered meals, shopping and escort services, homelessness prevention, health and wellness activities, telephone-based classes for the home bound, friendly visiting programs, and intergenerational activities, all of which combat social isolation. DOROT's programs serve the entire person: our social workers assess seniors carefully to ascertain their needs and ensure that they are being met, referring them within the agency and to other organizations. DOROT promotes volunteerism, and educates and informs young people about the needs of the aged, preparing them for future leadership roles in service of the elderly.



Governance
 

              
Chief Executive Officer:
Mr. Mark L. Meridy, CEO
Compensation*:
$280,483
Chair of the Board:
Ms. Nancy Rankin
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:
c/o Vice President of Policy Research & Advocacy/Community Service Society of New York
Board Size:
19
Paid Staff Size:
61



*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 8.1% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $7,294,258, are donations received as a result of fund raising activities.)
This organization incurred joint costs of $323,082. Of those costs $161,541 was allocated to program expenses, $149,296 was allocated to fund raising expenses, $12,245 was allocated to fund administrative expenses.




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 DOROT's Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2013.

Source of Funds  

Private Gift and Grants

$3,530,379

Bequests and legacies

2,837,371

Special Event, net

364,010

Investment revenue, net

242,079

UJA/Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of New York, Inc,

239,566

Government grants

191,930

Donated goods and services

131,002

Proceeds from insurance claim

104,615

Rental

9,288

Total Income

$7,650,240

Program Expenses  

Concrete services

$1,932,572

Community servcies

1,392,736

Socialization services

1,244,900

Education services

948,985
Total Program Expenses:
Fund Raising Expenses
Administrative Expenses

Total expenses

Income in Excess of Expenses

5,519,193
592,819
501,608

$6,613,620

$1,036,620




Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses


Programs: 84%  Fund Raising: 9%  Administrative 8% 
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Beginning net assets $16,597,154
Ending net assets 17,633,774
Total liabilities 385,884

Total assets

$18,019,658






 

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