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New York BBB Wise Giving Report for
Greyston Foundation

A BBB Accredited charity


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Greyston Foundation
21 Park Avenue
Yonkers, NY 10703
Year, State Incorporated:
1993, New York
Greyston Bakery Inc.
Stated Purpose:
" Grounded in a whole-person approach, which we call PathMaking, Greyston Foundation, a pioneer in social enterprise, creates jobs and provides integrated programs for individuals and their families to move forward on their path to self-sufficiency. "

Evaluation Conclusions

Greyston Foundation meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.


Greyston Foundation provides management services and raises funds for programs that provide community services throughout Yonkers, NY. Specifically, Greyston Family Inn of Yonkers provides permanent housing to community residents ranging in age from infancy to twenty-two years old and formerly homeless persons. The Inn also provides workforce development, child care, and technology programs. Greyston Health Services provides housing and community services to homeless persons living with HIV and AIDS. Another program provides affordable housing to low income families. The organization operates Greyston Bakery, which operates as a fully functioning bakery in Yonkers.


Chief Executive Officer:
Mr. Mike Brady, President, Greyston Bakery
Chair of the Board:
Ms. Deborah Stewart
Board Size:
Paid Staff Size:

*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 20.9% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $2,580,706, 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.


The following information is based on Greyston Bakery Inc.'s Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2013.

Source of Funds  

Sales - for profit operations net


Service fees


Government grants






Interest and other


Management fees


Total Income


Program Expenses  

Program services

Total Program Expenses:
Fund Raising Expenses
Administrative Expenses

Total expenses

Income in Excess of Expenses




Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 78%  Fund Raising: 8%  Administrative 14% 
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Beginning net assets $10,069,961
Ending net assets 9,618,515
Total liabilities 10,356,395

Total assets



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