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New York BBB Wise Giving Report for
Lawyers Alliance for New York

A BBB Accredited charity

 


  • Meets all standards

Expiration Date:
01/2017
Name:
Lawyers Alliance for New York
Address:
171 Madison Ave
6th Floor
New York, NY 10016
Phone:
212-219-1800
Year, State Incorporated:
1984, New York
Affiliates:
None
Stated Purpose:
" Lawyers Alliance for New York is the leading provider of business and transactional legal services for nonprofit organizations that are improving the quality of life in New York City neighborhoods. "






Evaluation Conclusions
 

              
Lawyers Alliance for New York meet the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.




Programs
 

              
Lawyers Alliance offers legal services such as direct legal representation, resource call hotlines and educational programs. Direct legal representation is available for nonprofits on legal matters. Resource call hotlines provide general information over the telephone on legal issues, and education programs present workshops and publications on a broad range of legal topics relevant to nonprofit managers, board members and the attorneys who represent them.



Governance
 

              
Chief Executive Officer:
Mr. Sean Delany, Executive Director
Compensation*:
$219,591
Chair of the Board:
Mr. John D. Lobrano
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
Board Size:
26
Paid Staff Size:
20



*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 10.9% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $3,061,938, 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 Lawyers Alliance for New York's Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2014.

Source of Funds  

Contributions

$1,215,109

Grants

1,174,500

Special events, net of expenses of $152,561

672,329

Legal fees

204,119

Investment return

98,990

Workshops

22,495

Sale of special publications

12,387

Other revenue

1,202

Contracts


Total Income

$3,401,131

Program Expenses  

Program services

$2,361,466
Total Program Expenses:
Fund Raising Expenses
Administrative Expenses

Total expenses

Income in Excess of Expenses

2,361,466
334,373
425,047

$3,120,886

$280,245




Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses


Programs: 76%  Fund Raising: 11%  Administrative 14% 
Roll the cursor over the pie chart to see the dollar amounts.


Beginning net assets $4,232,709
Ending net assets 4,697,139
Total liabilities 331,838

Total assets

$5,028,977






 

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