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Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development

New Jersey Future

Working for Smart Growth: More Livable Places and Open Spaces

90.44

16 W. Lafayette Street Trenton, NJ 08608
tel: (609) 393-0008   Web Site
EIN: 22-2879323

Board Leadership
Kathleen Ellis
Chair

CEO
Peter Kasabach
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.44
  Financial 92.14
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00
This rating was published 07/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1987, New Jersey Future is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that promotes sensible growth, redevelopment, and infrastructure investments to foster vibrant cities and towns, protect natural lands and waterways, enhance transportation choices, provide access to safe, affordable, and aging-friendly neighborhoods, and fuel a strong economy. New Jersey Future does this through original research, innovative policy development, coalition-building, advocacy, and hands-on strategic assistance. Embracing differences and advancing fairness is central to New Jersey Future's mission and operations. New Jersey Future is firmly committed to pursuing greater justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion through its programs, internal operations, and external communications.

Founded in 1987, New Jersey Future is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that promotes sensible growth, redevelopment, and infrastructure investments to foster vibrant cities and towns, protect natural lands and waterways, enhance transportation choices, provide access to safe, affordable, and aging-friendly neighborhoods, and fuel a strong economy. New Jersey Future does this through original research, innovative policy development, coalition-building, advocacy, and hands-on strategic assistance. Embracing differences and advancing fairness is central to New Jersey Future's mission and operations. New Jersey Future is firmly committed to pursuing greater justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion through its programs, internal operations, and external communications.

Financial

92.14

Accountability & Transparency

89.00

This rating was published 07/01/2021 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)
91.4%
  Administrative Expenses 5.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.40
  Program Expenses Growth 2.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by New Jersey Future on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by New Jersey Future on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
New Jersey Future (NJ) 90.44
Community Coalition (CA) 91.65
Enlace Chicago (IL) 91.98
Local Initiatives Support Corporation (NY) 88.77
Puente (CA) 92.86

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,175,699
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,175,699
   Program Service Revenue $478,126
Total Primary Revenue $2,653,825
   Other Revenue $26,333
TOTAL REVENUE $2,680,158
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,646,527
   Administrative Expenses $102,416
   Fundraising Expenses $74,900
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,823,843
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $856,315
   
Net Assets $2,465,932

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
Smart Growth $1,094,639 66.5%
Events $164,056 10.0%

Ratings History
New Jersey Future has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 07/01/2021 90.44
2018-12 05/01/2020 91.50
2017-12 03/01/2019 92.21
2016-12 04/01/2018 89.24
2015-12 05/01/2017 88.81
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.22
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 91.34
2012-12 12/20/2013 84.68
2011-12 03/01/2013 94.26

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

EIN 22-2879323
Name in IRS Master File NEW JERSEY FUTURE INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
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, 1988
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$119,034 6.52% Peter Kasabach Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
New Jersey Future (NJ) 90.44
MEDA (MN) 86.39
Beyond Housing (MO) 90.04
Citizens Committee for New York City (NY) 95.19
Foundation for the Mid South (MS) 91.90

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Charity Contact Info

New Jersey Future
16 W. Lafayette Street
Trenton, NJ 08608
tel: (609) 393-0008
fax: (609) 360-8478
EIN: 22-2879323

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Board Leadership

Kathleen Ellis
Chair

CEO

Peter Kasabach
Executive Director

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