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New York BBB Wise Giving Report for
Long Island Advocacy Center

A BBB Accredited charity

 



Expiration Date:
07/2015
Name:
Long Island Advocacy Center
Address:
999 Herricks Road
#108
New Hyde Park, NY 11040
Phone:
516-248-2222
Web Site:
Year, State Incorporated:
1984, New York
Affiliates:
None
Stated Purpose:
" The Long Island Advocacy Center (LIAC) is a private non-profit agency dedicated to protecting the legal rights of students and individuals with disabilities. "





Evaluation Conclusions
 

              
Long Island Advocacy Center (LIAC) meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.




Programs
 

              
Long Island Advocacy Center ensures that individuals with disabilities receive the maximum service to which they are entitled under the law through trained attorneys and paraprofessionals. This organization offers programs such as Educational Advocacy, Medicaid Service Coordination/Family Support Services, and Educational Advocacy Training. These programs provide advice and representation at school-related meetings, information and referral services and training for students, parents, educators and other professionals.



Governance
 

              
Chief Executive Officer:
Linda Milch, Executive Director
Compensation*:
$89,125
Chair of the Board:
Joanne Sgambati, PhD
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:
Genesis School
Board Size:
5
Paid Staff Size:
36



*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
Fund raising costs were 11.3% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $7,945, 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 LIAC's Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2011.

Source of Funds  

Grants and contracts

$1,692,273

Fees

27,665

Fundraising

5,480

Contributions

2,465

Interest

1,981

Total Income

$1,729,864

Program Expenses  

Program Services

$1,674,587
Total Program Expenses:
Fund Raising Expenses
Administrative Expenses

Total expenses

Income in Excess of Expenses

1,674,587
900
17,772

$1,693,259

$36,605




Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses


Programs: 99%  Fund Raising: %  Administrative 1% 
Roll the cursor over the pie chart to see the dollar amounts.


Beginning net assets $641,820
Ending net assets 678,425
Total liabilities 229,272

Total assets

$907,697






 

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