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New York Cares

The way to volunteer

three stars

89.98

65 Broadway 19th Floor
New York, NY 10006
tel: (212) 228-5000   Web Site
EIN: 13-3444193

Board Leadership
Paul J. Taubman
President

CEO
Gary Bagley
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.98 three stars
  Financial 85.83 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

New York Cares was founded in 1987 by a group of friends who wanted to take action against the serious social issues facing New York City. Like many other caring New York City residents, they searched in vain for an organization that offered hands-on volunteer opportunities that had a marked impact on the community and fit around their busy schedules. In response, they created New York Cares to address the problems from the ground up. Our mission: to meet pressing community needs by mobilizing caring New Yorkers in volunteer service. Today, New York Cares is the city's leading volunteer management organization. Our programs address urban poverty, with three overarching goals: (1) to meet immediate needs, such as providing meals to the hungry, (2) to improve educational outcomes for NYC students and adults, and 3) revitalize NYC's invaluable public spaces. This year, New York Cares will engage 64,000 volunteers on projects that will help 400,000 at-risk New Yorkers.

New York Cares was founded in 1987 by a group of friends who wanted to take action against the serious social issues facing New York City. Like many other caring New York City residents, they searched in vain for an organization that offered hands-on volunteer opportunities that had a marked impact on the community and fit around their busy schedules. In response, they created New York Cares to address the problems from the ground up. Our mission: to meet pressing community needs by mobilizing caring New Yorkers in volunteer service. Today, New York Cares is the city's leading volunteer management organization. Our programs address urban poverty, with three overarching goals: (1) to meet immediate needs, such as providing meals to the hungry, (2) to improve educational outcomes for NYC students and adults, and 3) revitalize NYC's invaluable public spaces. This year, New York Cares will engage 64,000 volunteers on projects that will help 400,000 at-risk New Yorkers.

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Financial

three stars

85.83

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
82.9%
  Administrative Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.82
  Program Expenses Growth -0.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by New York Cares on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by New York Cares on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
New York Cares (NY) 89.98 three stars
American Red Cross (DC) 89.76 three stars
Habitat for Humanity International (GA) 86.18 three stars
Convoy of Hope (MO) 95.47 four stars
Lions Clubs International Foundation (IL) 90.17 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $10,365,137
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,411,692
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $294,292
Total Contributions $13,071,121
   Program Service Revenue $3,900
Total Primary Revenue $13,075,021
   Other Revenue $148,349
TOTAL REVENUE $13,223,370
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,625,962
   Administrative Expenses $652,301
   Fundraising Expenses $1,153,250
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,431,513
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,791,857
   
Net Assets $8,839,421

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
Volunteer Mobilization and Distribution $8,625,962 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 10/01/2019 89.98 three stars
2017-09 12/01/2018 87.13 three stars
2016-09 12/01/2017 89.63 three stars
2015-09 10/01/2016 85.49 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 98.06 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 93.02 four stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 97.19 four stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 97.17 four stars
2011-06 11/06/2012 97.00 four stars
2010-06 04/01/2012 97.07 four stars
2010-06 12/23/2011 96.38 four stars
2009-06 10/01/2011 93.51 four stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 93.17 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 08/01/2010 90.83 four stars
2008-06 08/01/2009 93.20 four stars
2007-06 08/01/2008 87.67 three stars
2006-06 05/01/2007 83.28 three stars
2005-06 07/01/2006 84.09 three stars
2004-06 01/01/2006 80.39 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 13-3444193
Name in IRS Master File NEW YORK CARES INC
NTEE Code T40
NTEE Classification Voluntarism Promotion
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (408) Community service organization
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 December, 1990
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$246,789 2.36% Gary Bagley Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
New York Cares (NY) 89.98 three stars
SBP (LA) 100.00 four stars
Convoy of Hope (MO) 95.47 four stars
Good360 (VA) 89.13 three stars
American Red Cross (DC) 89.76 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

New York Cares
65 Broadway
19th Floor
New York, NY 10006
tel: (212) 228-5000
fax: (212) 228-6414
EIN: 13-3444193

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Board Leadership

Paul J. Taubman
President

CEO

Gary Bagley
Executive Director

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