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New York BBB Wise Giving Report for

A BBB Accredited charity


  • Meets all standards

Expiration Date:
676A Ninth Avenue
Suite 111
New York, NY 10036
Year, State Incorporated:
1992, New York
Stated Purpose:
" Lifebeat mobilizes the talents and resources of the music industry to raise awareness and provide support to the HIV/AIDS community. "

Evaluation Conclusions

Lifebeat meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.


Lifebeat is dedicated to reaching America’s youth with the message of HIV/AIDS prevention. Working with the music industry, Lifebeat hosts both a Local Tour Outreach program and a National Tour Outreach program. Through these programs Lifebeat is able to reach at-risk youth in clubs and concert venues throughout the New York Metropolitan area, as well as on a national level. Volunteers provide concert-goers with important HIV/AIDS literature, condoms, and information on testing and counseling services in their area. Lifebeat's Hearts and Voices Progam is an on-going live performance series for people living with HIV/AIDS.


Chief Executive Officer:
Mr. Nick Cucci, Executive Director
Chair of the Board:
Mr. Gary Dell'Abate
Board Size:
Paid Staff Size:

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

Fund Raising

Method(s) Used:

Fundraising costs were 20.4% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $571,166, 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 Lifebeat's Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2012.

Source of Funds  

Public Contributions


Special Event


Interest Income


Loss on sale of donated inventory


Total Income


Program Expenses  

Outreach and Education


Support and Grants

Total Program Expenses:
Fund Raising Expenses
Administrative Expenses

Total expenses

Income in Excess of Expenses




Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 68%  Fund Raising: 21%  Administrative 10% 
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Beginning net assets $644,169
Ending net assets 658,177
Total liabilities 9,538

Total assets



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