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New York BBB Wise Giving Report for
National Multiple Sclerosis Society - NYC Chapter

A BBB Accredited charity

 


  • Meets all standards

Expiration Date:
08/2015
Name:
National Multiple Sclerosis Society - NYC Chapter
Address:
733 Third Avenue
3rd Floor
New York, NY 10017-3288
Phone:
212-463-7787
Web Site:
Year, State Incorporated:
1946, New York
Affiliates:
None
Stated Purpose:
" We mobilize people and resources to drive research for a cure and to address the challenges of everyone affected by MS. "






Evaluation Conclusions
 

              
National Multiple Sclerosis Society - NYC Chapter meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.




Programs
 

              
The New York City - Southern New York Chapter of the National MS Society provides hundreds of annual programs and services to empower and support people living with MS, their friends and families in the five boroughs and Westchester, Putnam, Rockland, Orange and Sullivan counties. Programs include advocacy efforts, counseling, case management, education and awareness programs, employment assistance, financial assistance and support groups.



Governance
 

              
Chief Executive Officer:
Ms. Robin Einbinder, President
Compensation*:
$221,160
Chair of the Board:
Mr. Michael L. Norton
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:
Tishman & Speyer, Managing Director
Board Size:
25
Paid Staff Size:
40



*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 23.2% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $10,974,086, 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 .'s Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2012.

Source of Funds  

Special Events (includes in-kind contributions of $784,572)

$9,040,418

Contributions from members and others (includes in-kind contributions of $166,140)

2,183,977

Legacies & Bequests

580,198

Net realized and unrealized gain on investments

360,607

Contributions received indirectly at National Headquarters

207,847

Interest & Dividends

84,285

Federated fundraising organization

21,342

Combined federated campaigns

11,282

Service Program Fees

4,998

Direct benefit to donor costs

(1,070,978)

Total Income

$11,423,976

Program Expenses  

Client Programs

$2,329,357

Research

2,322,084

Public support for national activities

1,667,352

Public Education

1,109,914

Community Programs

980,646

Professional Education and Training

171,632
Total Program Expenses:
Fund Raising Expenses
Administrative Expenses

Total expenses

Income in Excess of Expenses

8,580,985
2,543,969
297,323

$11,422,277

$1,699




Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses


Programs: 75%  Fund Raising: 22%  Administrative 3% 
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Beginning net assets $2,199,263
Ending net assets 2,200,962
Total liabilities 2,495,873

Total assets

$4,696,835






 

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