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New York Cares

The way to volunteer

three stars

87.13

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 87.13 three stars
  Financial 81.81 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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.

Financial

three stars

81.81

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
82.6%
  Administrative Expenses 6.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.57
  Program Expenses Growth -2.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.6%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
New York Cares (NY) 87.13 three stars
God's Pit Crew (VA) 93.91 four stars
American Red Cross (DC) 88.71 three stars
Churches of Christ Disaster Relief Effort (TN) 85.15 three stars
Convoy of Hope (MO) 96.46 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $8,919,509
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,617,072
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $262,225
Total Contributions $10,798,806
   Program Service Revenue $63,100
Total Primary Revenue $10,861,906
   Other Revenue $327,856
TOTAL REVENUE $11,189,762
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,980,865
   Administrative Expenses $722,839
   Fundraising Expenses $1,191,464
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,895,168
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $294,594
   
Net Assets $6,235,851

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 $8,980,865 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
$287,536 2.63% Gary Bagley Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
New York Cares (NY) 87.13 three stars
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Delivering Good (NY) 94.69 four stars
Good360 (VA) 91.02 four 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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