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New York BBB Wise Giving Report for
Harlem Center for Education

A BBB Accredited charity

 


  • Meets all standards

Expiration Date:
08/2015
Name:
Harlem Center for Education
Address:
One East 104th Street
Room 303
New York, NY 10029
Phone:
212-348-9200
Year, State Incorporated:
1970, New York
Affiliates:
None
Stated Purpose:
" Aids economically disadvantaged youth in New York City in the pursuit of higher education and career achievement by providing them with knowledge, skills, guidance and understanding. "






Evaluation Conclusions
 

              
Harlem Center for Education meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.




Programs
 

              
The Harlem Center for Education offers educational programs and career counseling for middle and high school students and adults. The Talent Search Middle School program is an after school program that serves seventh and eighth graders and offers tutoring, career and personal counseling, high school selection advisement, high school/college campus tours and cultural/educational trips. Additionally, the program has a summer computer camp and summer engineering lab for students. The Talent Search High School and Re-Entry to School program provides services for current high school students, those interested in returning to high school or college, and students enrolled in a GED program. The program offers tutoring, college, financial aid and career counseling, SAT prep classes, curriculum advisement and college tours. The Summer Scholars program assists rising seniors in the college application process during a six-week program. Shooting Stars is a basketball clinic for juniors that allows participants to engage in tournaments, in addition to receiving academic assistance. The Educational Opportunity Center program is for adults interested in obtaining a GED. The center offers GED preparation classes, tutoring, college advisement and an ESL component. The new math/science program serves over 150 9th graders by providing hands-on activities such as field trips, tutoring, speakers and advising.



Governance
 

              
Chief Executive Officer:
Paula J. Martin, Executive Director/CEO
Compensation*:
$82,000
Chair of the Board:
Lewis P. Jones III
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:
Managing Principal, 5 Stone Green Capital, LLC
Board Size:
6
Paid Staff Size:
26



*Compensation includes annual salary and, if applicable, benefit plans, expense accounts, and other allowances.




Fund Raising
 

              
Method(s) Used:


Grant proposals
Fund raising costs were 2% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $1,211,790, 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 Harlem Center for Education's Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ended August 31, 2012.

Source of Funds  

Grants

$1,199,041

Contributions- corporate and foundations

12,270

Interest and other income

510

Contributions- individuals

479

Campaign income

413

Total Income

$1,212,713

Program Expenses  

College Counseling

$319,664

Financial aid counseling

273,994

Academic classes

148,414

Career counseling

125,582

Tutoring

114,166

PSAT/SAT

91,332

Program design improvement and oversight

45,665

Computer Class

22,834
Total Program Expenses:
Fund Raising Expenses
Administrative Expenses

Total expenses

Income in Excess of Expenses

1,141,651
23,780
23,790

$1,189,221

$23,492




Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses


Programs: 96%  Fund Raising: 2%  Administrative 2% 
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Beginning net assets $139,417
Ending net assets 162,909
Total liabilities 50,820

Total assets

$213,729






 

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