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New York BBB Wise Giving Report for
Phoenix House Foundation

A BBB Accredited charity


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Phoenix House Foundation
164 West 74th Street
New York, NY 10023
Year, State Incorporated:
1967, New York
Phoenix House Development Fund, The American Council for Drug Education, Inc, Center on Addiction and Families, Phoenix House Mid-Atlantic Property Management, Inc., and 11 chapters
Stated Purpose:
" Commited to protecting and supporting individuals, families, and communities affected by substance abuse and dependancy. Realizes mission through: a focus on the distinct needs of every person; a holistic approach that seeks to address mental, physical, and social health; the innovation of best-in-class prevention, treatment, and recovery programs; and the promotion of greater understanding of addiction. "

Evaluation Conclusions

Phoenix House Foundation meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.


At Phoenix House, a leading nonprofit provider of substance abuse services since 1967, our programs meet the needs of each individual client, and we are known for a willingness to embrace new research-tested treatment methods and practices. Our more than 120 programs in eleven states lead individuals and families affected by addiction from disruptive to productive lives. We welcome clients from every level of society and address an array of problems.


Chief Executive Officer:
Mr. Howard Meitiner, President
Chair of the Board:
Mr. Thomas W. Jasper
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:
Managing Partner, Manursing Partners, LLC
Board Size:
Paid Staff Size:

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

Fund Raising

Method(s) Used:

Direct Mail Appeals, Invitations To Fundraising Events, Print Advertisements (Newspapers, Magazines, Etc.), Grant Proposals.
Fund raising costs were 17.2% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $9,792,131, 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 Phoenix House Foundation's Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2013.

Source of Funds  

Government Contract Revenue


Client & Third-Party Revenue


Grants & Contributions


Donated Goods & Services


Investment Income


Special Event Revenue, net cost of $335,000


Government Grants for capital assets


Other Revenue


Change in Beneficial Interest in Phoenix House Development Fund, Inc.


Total Income


Program Expenses  

Residential Treatment Services


Ambulatory Treatment Services


Heathcare Services


Prevention & Education Services

Total Program Expenses:
Fund Raising Expenses
Administrative Expenses
Other Expenses

Total expenses

Income in Excess of Expenses




Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 80%  Fund Raising: 1%  Administrative 18%  Other Expenses: 1%
Roll the cursor over the pie chart to see the dollar amounts.

Beginning net assets $54,151,740
Ending net assets 54,975,004
Total liabilities 39,246,706

Total assets



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