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New York BBB Wise Giving Report for
Literacy Suffolk

A BBB Accredited charity

 



Expiration Date:
07/2016
Name:
Literacy Suffolk
Address:
627 North Sunrise Service Road P.O. Box 9000
Bellport, NY 11713
Phone:
631-286-1649
Year, State Incorporated:
1978, New York
Affiliates:
None
Stated Purpose:
" Literacy Suffolk, Inc. effects countywide change by improving individual literacy skills through the valuable use of trained volunteers and by expanding community awareness. "





Evaluation Conclusions
 

              
Literacy Suffolk meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.




Programs
 

              
Provides free one-to-one and small group literacy tutoring. Recruits and trains adult learners and volunteers. Trains volunteer tutors. Offers confidential student-centered instruction. Provides ongoing support to tutors and students. Increases public awareness of literacy.



Governance
 

              
Chief Executive Officer:
Ms. Gini Booth, Executive Director
Compensation*:
$75,612
Chair of the Board:
Dr. Aldustus E. Jordan
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:
Associate Dean, Stony Brook University School of Medicine
Board Size:
10
Paid Staff Size:
5



*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 .9% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $252,896, 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 Literacy Suffolk's Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2013.

Source of Funds  

NYS Adult Literacy Education Grant

$194,419

Corporate / Foundation Gifts & Donations

20,768

Special Events (net benefits to donors of $62)

13,227

Town of Huntington Grant

10,241

Individual Gifts & Donations

9,245

Registration Fees

3,690

Other Grant

2,500

Town of Brookhaven Grant

2,496

Miscellaneous

988

Interest Income

5

Total Income

$257,579

Program Expenses  

Tutoring at Public Libraries

$194,266

Tutoring in the Workplace

982

Health Literacy Initiative

538
Total Program Expenses:
Fund Raising Expenses
Administrative Expenses

Total expenses

Income in Excess of Expenses

195,786
2,332
55,214

$253,332

$4,247




Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses


Programs: 77%  Fund Raising: 1%  Administrative 22% 
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Beginning net assets $(117,291)
Ending net assets (113,044)
Total liabilities 155,471

Total assets

$42,427






 

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