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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Pajama Program

Good Nights Are Good Days

four stars

98.13

114 East 39th Street New York, NY 10016
tel: (212) 716-9757   Web Site
EIN: 02-0588068

Board Leadership
Ruchi Pinniger
President

CEO
Jamie Dyce
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 98.13 four stars
  Financial 97.36 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Pajama Program is a national 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that promotes and supports a comforting bedtime routine for children to help them thrive. Since 2001, we have provided over 6 million inspiring storybooks and cozy pajamas to children nationwide who are experiencing challenges beyond their control, as well as critical resources for caregivers to support children at bedtime. Through our network of 4,000 Community Partners, 60+ volunteer Chapter Presidents, and Reading Centers in New York and Atlanta, our goal is to create "good nights for good days" for all children, everywhere.

Pajama Program is a national 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that promotes and supports a comforting bedtime routine for children to help them thrive. Since 2001, we have provided over 6 million inspiring storybooks and cozy pajamas to children nationwide who are experiencing challenges beyond their control, as well as critical resources for caregivers to support children at bedtime. Through our network of 4,000 Community Partners, 60+ volunteer Chapter Presidents, and Reading Centers in New York and Atlanta, our goal is to create "good nights for good days" for all children, everywhere.

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Financial

four stars

97.36

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 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)
90.0%
  Administrative Expenses 5.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.76
  Program Expenses Growth 9.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pajama Program on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pajama Program on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Pajama Program (NY) 98.13 four stars
New Mexico Christian Children's Home (NM) 91.57 four stars
Hope Cottage (TX) 91.73 four stars
My Stuff Bags Foundation (CA) 100.00 four stars
Amara (WA) 92.08 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,411,211
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,411,211
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $5,411,211
   Other Revenue $309,592
TOTAL REVENUE $5,720,803
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,099,112
   Administrative Expenses $353,707
   Fundraising Expenses $263,003
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,715,822
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $4,981
   
Net Assets $3,916,870

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
Provide Pajamas and Books $5,099,112 100.0%

Ratings History
Pajama Program has received 10 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 04/01/2019 98.13 four stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 93.63 four stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 93.18 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.80 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 91.05 four stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 91.90 four stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 91.29 four stars
2011-12 11/06/2012 94.32 four stars
2010-12 11/01/2011 92.49 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 94.25 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 91.87 four stars
2008-12 03/01/2010 92.76 four stars
2007-12 12/01/2008 85.49 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 02-0588068
Name in IRS Master File PAJAMA PROGRAM INC
NTEE Code P30
NTEE Classification Children's, Youth Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
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 November, 2002
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$167,917 2.93% Jamie Dyce Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$163,288 2.85% Genevieve Piturro Founder

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Pajama Program (NY) 98.13 four stars
Hope Cottage (TX) 91.73 four stars
Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition (MO) 94.25 four stars
The Maine Children's Home for Little Wanderers (ME) 92.02 four stars
Amara (WA) 92.08 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Pajama Program
114 East 39th Street
New York, NY 10016
tel: (212) 716-9757
EIN: 02-0588068

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Board Leadership

Ruchi Pinniger
President

CEO

Jamie Dyce
Executive Director

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