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New York BBB Wise Giving Report for
Green Guerillas

A BBB Accredited charity

 



Expiration Date:
08/2015
Name:
Green Guerillas
Address:
NBHD Preservation Center
232 East 11th Street
New York, NY 10003
Phone:
212-594-2155
Year, State Incorporated:
1976, New York
Affiliates:
None
Stated Purpose:
" Enables people to realize their dreams of turning vacant rubble-strewn lots into vibrant community gardens. "





Evaluation Conclusions
 

              
Green Guerillas meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.




Programs
 

              
Green Guerillas helps people grow food, plant flowers, educate youth, paint colorful murals, and preserve their gardens as vital community centers for future generations.



Governance
 

              
Chief Executive Officer:
Mr. Steven Frillmann, Executive Director
Compensation*:
$88,260
Chair of the Board:
Mr. David Sherman
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:
Retired Attorney
Board Size:
8
Paid Staff Size:
17



*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 4.7% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $349,462, 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 Green Guerillas' Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2012.

Source of Funds  

Foundation Support

$315,548

Membership Dues and other Support

86,806

Annual Benefit

20,414

Government Grants

13,500

Total Income

$436,268

Program Expenses  

Organizing Technical Assistance and Education

$225,748

Youth Program

149,130

Special Projects

30,610
Total Program Expenses:
Fund Raising Expenses
Administrative Expenses

Total expenses

Expenses in Excess of Income

405,488
16,455
14,531

$436,474

$(206)




Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses


Programs: 93%  Fund Raising: 4%  Administrative 3% 
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Beginning net assets $429,131
Ending net assets 446,604
Total liabilities 41,988

Total assets

$488,592






 

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