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Human Services : Social Services

Search and Care

No one should fall through the cracks

87.47

1844 Second Avenue New York, NY 10128
tel: (212) 289-5300   Web Site
EIN: 23-7444790

Board Leadership
Orla Coleman
President

CEO
Brian Kravitz
Executive Director

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.47
  Financial 83.33
  Accountability & Transparency 94.00
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Search and Care's mission is to seek out older people in the community who need help in managing life's daily activities or accessing essential services, and to provide them the support and companionship they require to live with security and dignity in the manner they choose. For over 45 years, Search and Care's hallmark is providing older men and women with compassionate and personalized comprehensive care, that also manages to be cost effective. Many of our clients are frail, and often low income, isolated and homebound. Accepting the help of Search and Care is often preferred over the necessity to relocate to an alternative housing setting such as assisted, enriched, or nursing facilities. We have served over 15,000 clients who live in the communities of Yorkville, Carnegie Hill and East Harlem.

Search and Care's mission is to seek out older people in the community who need help in managing life's daily activities or accessing essential services, and to provide them the support and companionship they require to live with security and dignity in the manner they choose. For over 45 years, Search and Care's hallmark is providing older men and women with compassionate and personalized comprehensive care, that also manages to be cost effective. Many of our clients are frail, and often low income, isolated and homebound. Accepting the help of Search and Care is often preferred over the necessity to relocate to an alternative housing setting such as assisted, enriched, or nursing facilities. We have served over 15,000 clients who live in the communities of Yorkville, Carnegie Hill and East Harlem.

Financial

83.33

Accountability & Transparency

94.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
76.9%
  Administrative Expenses 8.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.43
  Program Expenses Growth 0.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Search and Care on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Search and Care on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Constituent Feedback

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Here's how this organization is listening and learning from the people they serve:
How is the organization collecting feedback?
Paper surveys, Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person), Constituent (client or resident, etc) advisory committees, Formal evaluation
How is the organization using feedback?
To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our funders
What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?
It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback, It is difficult to find the ongoing funding to support feedback collection
Describe a recent change in your organization that resulted from feedback.
Note: This organization did not answer this question
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Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Search and Care (NY) 87.47
Senior Services (NC) 91.40
Pro Seniors Inc. (OH) 86.75
Help At Your Door (MN) 88.05
Friends of Yad Sarah (NY) 96.66

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $0
   Federated Campaigns $764,336
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $284,555
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,048,891
   Program Service Revenue $177,366
Total Primary Revenue $1,226,257
   Other Revenue $197,897
TOTAL REVENUE $1,424,154
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,032,293
   Administrative Expenses $119,236
   Fundraising Expenses $201,202
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,352,731
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $71,423
   
Net Assets $4,668,526

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 06/01/2020 87.47
2018-06 06/01/2019 90.95
2017-06 06/01/2018 94.70
2016-06 07/01/2017 94.79
2015-06 07/01/2016 93.16
2014-06 06/01/2016 94.08
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 92.79
2013-06 06/01/2014 93.89
2012-06 09/01/2013 90.83
2012-06 08/01/2013 89.53
2011-06 04/01/2013 92.69
2011-06 12/01/2012 91.82

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

EIN 23-7444790
Name in IRS Master File SEARCH AND CARE INC
NTEE Code P81
NTEE Classification Senior Centers, Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (575) Services for the aged (see also 153 ad 382)
(569) Referral service (social agencies)
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 April, 1975
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$150,386 11.11% Brian Kravitz Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Search and Care (NY) 87.47
Masonic Homes of California (CA) 89.12
Senior Concerns (CA) 85.98
Juliette Fowler Communities (TX) 90.89
AARP Foundation (DC) 89.07

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Charity Contact Info

Search and Care
1844 Second Avenue
New York, NY 10128
tel: (212) 289-5300
fax: (212) 289-5232
EIN: 23-7444790

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Board Leadership

Orla Coleman
President

CEO

Brian Kravitz
Executive Director

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