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New York BBB Wise Giving Report for
Lenox Hill Neighborhood House

A BBB Accredited charity

 



Expiration Date:
09/2016
Name:
Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, Inc.
Address:
331 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021
Phone:
212-744-5022
Year, State Incorporated:
1911, New York
Affiliates:
The Caring Neighbor, Inc. (TCN), Casa Mutua Limited Partnership , 159-61 East 102nd Street Housing Development Fund Corporation
Stated Purpose:
" Lenox Hill Neighborhood House provides an extensive array of effective and integrated services—social, educational, legal, health, housing, mental health, nutritional and fitness— which significantly improve the lives of 20,000 people in need each year, ages 3 to 103, on the East Side of Manhattan. "





Evaluation Conclusions
 

              
Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, Inc. (LHNH) meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.




Programs
 

              
Lenox Hill Neighborhood House is a multi-service community-based organization. Founded in 1894 as a free kindergarten for the children of indigent immigrants and as one of the first settlement houses in the nation, Lenox Hill Neighborhood House is the oldest and largest provider of social, legal and educational services on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. They operate out of five East Side sites located between 54th Street and 102nd Street, with their headquarters located on East 70th Street, offer programs at dozens of East Side locations and deliver services to thousands of homebound clients in their own homes. Clients range in age from 3 to 103, represent dozens of races, ethnicities and countries of origin and include indigent families and the working-poor who live in the East Side's housing projects and tenements or who travel to the Upper East Side to work in low-wage jobs such as cashiers, housekeepers, nannies and laborers; 10,000 seniors; and hundreds of mentally ill homeless and formerly homeless adults.



Governance
 

              
Chief Executive Officer:
Mr. Warren B. Scharf , Executive Director
Compensation*:
$252,234
Chair of the Board:
Ms. Elizabeth P. Munson
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:
Rockefeller Trust Company, N.A.
Board Size:
33
Paid Staff Size:
159



*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, print advertisements (newspapers, magazines, etc.), and grant proposals.
Fund raising costs were 6% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $5,644,236, 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 LHNH's Audited Financial Statements - Consolidated for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2013.

Source of Funds  

Government agencies

$8,754,292

Contributions

2,423,871

Bequests

1,726,447

Dues and fees

1,453,238

Investment income

1,280,502

Special events, net

985,748

Rental income

491,113

Restricted endowment gifts

452,170

Foundation capital gifts

56,000

Interest

4,065

Total Income

$17,627,446

Program Expenses  

Homeless and Housing

$3,745,335

Older Adults

3,301,146

Children and Family

2,567,609

Legal Advocacy and Organizing

794,012

Fitness

681,512

Visual and Performing Arts

647,080

Adult Education

99,880
Total Program Expenses:
Fund Raising Expenses
Administrative Expenses

Total expenses

Income in Excess of Expenses

11,836,574
337,360
1,798,424

$13,972,358

$3,655,088




Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses


Programs: 85%  Fund Raising: 2%  Administrative 13% 
Roll the cursor over the pie chart to see the dollar amounts.


Beginning net assets $18,130,341
Ending net assets 21,785,429
Total liabilities 4,751,516

Total assets

$26,536,945






 

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