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New York BBB Wise Giving Report for
Henry Street Settlement

A BBB Accredited charity


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Henry Street Settlement
265 Henry Street
New York, NY 10002
Year, State Incorporated:
1893, New York
The Boys and Girls Rebublic ( BGR ), Health Unlimited ( HUL ), and 2 chapters
Stated Purpose:
" Henry Street Settlement opens doors of opportunities for Lower East Side residents and other New Yorkers through social services, arts, and health care programs. "

Evaluation Conclusions

Henry Street Settlement meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.


Henry Street Settlement programs reach 50,000 New Yorkers annually and serve clients throughout the life cycle, are offered in four areas: Transitional and Supportive Housing: including a shelter for survivors of domestic violence, transitional residences for homeless families and single women, and supportive services. Health and Wellness: State-licensed mental health and primary health care clinics, supported housing for the mentally ill and individuals living with HIV/AIDS, a parent center, home care services, a senior center and senior services, and the Health Care Access health insurance enrollment program. Youth and Workforce Development: Two day care centers; after- school and camping programs, youth employment, college preparation, counseling and leadership development programs; and a workforce development center for adults. Visual and Performing Arts at HSS`s Abrons Arts Center: Affordable cutting-edge performance and exhibitions; classes in dance, theater, music, and the visual arts for all ages and skill levels; art-in-education programs for public school, and a residency program for emerging artists. To make services easily accessible for everyone, the Neighborhood Resource Center provides a user-friendly and central site where clients receive expert screenings, and if necessary, crisis intervention services, and are connected to all HSS programs and other community-based partners.


Chief Executive Officer:
Mr. David Garza, Executive Vice President & CEO
Chair of the Board:
Mr. Philip T. Ruegger, III
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:
Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett LLP
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, internet, planned giving arrangements, cause-related marketing (i.e. affinity credit cards, consumer product sales, etc. that indicate purchases will benefit your organization)
Fund raising costs were 1.3% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $37,579,092, 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 Henry Street Settlement`s Audited Financial Statement - Consolidated for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012.

Source of Funds  

Grants and Fees from Contracting Agencies


Foundations Contributions


General Public Contributions


Program Service Fees


Net Revenues from Special Events


Rental Income


Interest and Dividends


Other Income


Gain on Sale of Investments


Legacies and Bequests


Unrealized Gains on Investments


Total Income


Program Expenses  

Social Participation Programs


Youth Programs


Arts Center Programs


Employment Training Programs

Total Program Expenses:
Fund Raising Expenses
Administrative Expenses

Total expenses

Income in Excess of Expenses




Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 89%  Fund Raising: 1%  Administrative 10% 
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Beginning net assets $28,633,469
Ending net assets 30,152,270
Total liabilities 23,520,559

Total assets



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