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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Groundwork Hudson Valley

Changing Places. Changing Lives.

three stars

82.94

22 Main Street Second Floor
Yonkers, NY 10701
tel: (914) 375-2151   Web Site
EIN: 11-3579493

Board Leadership
Wendy Zimmermann
Chair

CEO
Brigitte Griswold
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.94 three stars
  Financial 77.25 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Groundwork Hudson Valley is an environmental justice non-profit that works with communities to improve their physical and social environment. This is done by collaborating on projects, among them: turning dangerous vacant lots into community gardens, planting trees, replacing graffiti with murals, and forming alliances within the community. Some of these projects are done through school programs and many of them are intergenerational. We are dedicated to environmental stewardship and community empowerment. All of our projects engage local residents in hands-on projects, from design to planting.

Groundwork Hudson Valley is an environmental justice non-profit that works with communities to improve their physical and social environment. This is done by collaborating on projects, among them: turning dangerous vacant lots into community gardens, planting trees, replacing graffiti with murals, and forming alliances within the community. Some of these projects are done through school programs and many of them are intergenerational. We are dedicated to environmental stewardship and community empowerment. All of our projects engage local residents in hands-on projects, from design to planting.

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Financial

two stars

77.25

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
72.3%
  Administrative Expenses 15.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.84
  Program Expenses Growth 3.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Groundwork Hudson Valley on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Groundwork Hudson Valley on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Groundwork Hudson Valley (NY) 82.94 three stars
Environmental Research and Education Foundation (NC) 95.61 four stars
National Environmental Education Foundation (DC) 89.30 three stars
Teton Science Schools (WY) 89.57 three stars
Second Nature (MA) 90.88 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $805,505
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $349,434
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,006,034
Total Contributions $2,160,973
   Program Service Revenue $77,554
Total Primary Revenue $2,238,527
   Other Revenue $-8,491
TOTAL REVENUE $2,230,036
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,199,497
   Administrative Expenses $180,586
   Fundraising Expenses $236,048
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,616,131
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $613,905
   
Net Assets $1,330,180

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Sustainability Education $597,283 49.8%
Transforming Public Spaces $403,940 33.7%
Youth Leadership $198,274 16.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 06/01/2020 82.94 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 11-3579493
Name in IRS Master File GROUNDWORK HUDSON VALLEY INC
NTEE Code T20
NTEE Classification Private Grantmaking Foundations
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date September, 2001
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$107,600 6.65% Brigitte Griswold Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Groundwork Hudson Valley (NY) 82.94 three stars
Acterra (CA) 90.16 four stars
Teton Science Schools (WY) 89.57 three stars
Center for Ecoliteracy (CA) 88.29 three stars
Environmental Research and Education Foundation (NC) 95.61 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Groundwork Hudson Valley
22 Main Street
Second Floor
Yonkers, NY 10701
tel: (914) 375-2151
fax: (914) 375-2153
EIN: 11-3579493

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Board Leadership

Wendy Zimmermann
Chair

CEO

Brigitte Griswold
Executive Director

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