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Advocates for Children of New York

Promoting access to the best education New York can provide for all students

four stars

94.73

151 West 30th Street 5th Floor
New York, NY 10001
tel: (212) 947-9779   Web Site
EIN: 11-2247307

Board Leadership
Eric F. Grossman
President

CEO
Kim Sweet
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.73 four stars
  Financial 97.47 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Advocates for Children (AFC) of New York promotes access to the best education New York can provide for all students, especially students of color and students from low-income backgrounds. We use uniquely integrated strategies to advance systemic reform, empower families and communities, and advocate for the educational rights of individual students. Our services include individual case advocacy, a helpline to assist parents and professionals, and workshops.

Advocates for Children (AFC) of New York promotes access to the best education New York can provide for all students, especially students of color and students from low-income backgrounds. We use uniquely integrated strategies to advance systemic reform, empower families and communities, and advocate for the educational rights of individual students. Our services include individual case advocacy, a helpline to assist parents and professionals, and workshops.

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Financial

four stars

97.47

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 08/01/2018 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)
84.9%
  Administrative Expenses 7.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.26
  Program Expenses Growth 10.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Advocates for Children of New York on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Advocates for Children of New York on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Advocates for Children of New York (NY) 94.73 four stars
Immigrant Legal Resource Center (CA) 92.02 four stars
Institute for Free Speech (VA) 97.05 four stars
Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia (DC) 95.73 four stars
Justice in Aging (DC) 99.51 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,840,605
   Federated Campaigns $263
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,914,210
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,946,741
Total Contributions $5,701,819
   Program Service Revenue $482,043
Total Primary Revenue $6,183,862
   Other Revenue $146,746
TOTAL REVENUE $6,330,608
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,922,850
   Administrative Expenses $529,278
   Fundraising Expenses $451,003
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,903,131
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-572,523
   
Net Assets $8,029,993

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
Case Advocacy and Parent Training $4,969,872 83.9%
Public Policy and Research $756,789 12.8%
Impact Litigation $196,189 3.3%

Ratings History
Advocates for Children of New York has received 7 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 08/01/2018 94.73 four stars
2016-06 10/01/2017 96.55 four stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 91.92 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 96.19 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 91.82 four stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 94.29 four stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 92.48 four stars
2011-06 03/01/2013 94.52 four stars
2011-06 07/01/2012 93.83 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 88.10 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 08/01/2010 96.21 four stars
2008-06 10/01/2009 93.57 four stars
2007-06 10/01/2008 96.45 four stars
2005-06 08/01/2007 92.00 four 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 11-2247307
Name in IRS Master File ADVOCATES FOR CHILDREN OF NY INC
NTEE Code I80
NTEE Classification Legal Services
NTEE Type Crime, Legal-Related
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (179) Other health services
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 July, 1972
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$155,064 2.24% Kimberly Sweet Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Advocates for Children of New York (NY) 94.73 four stars
Institute for Free Speech (VA) 97.05 four stars
Her Justice (NY) 85.13 three stars
CARPLS (IL) 90.17 four stars
Legal Action Center of the City of New York (NY) 86.67 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Advocates for Children of New York
151 West 30th Street
5th Floor
New York, NY 10001
tel: (212) 947-9779
fax: (212) 947-9790
EIN: 11-2247307

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Board Leadership

Eric F. Grossman
President

CEO

Kim Sweet
Executive Director

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