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Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

DreamYard Project

The art of inspiring education.

three stars

86.67

1085 Washington Avenue Ground Floor
Bronx, NY 10456
tel: (718) 588-8007   Web Site
EIN: 13-3759661

Board Leadership
Patricia Perez
President

CEO
Tim Lord & Jason Duchin
Co-Founders & Co-Executive Directors

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.67 three stars
  Financial 94.40 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 82.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

DreamYard collaborates with Bronx youth, families and schools to build pathways to equity and opportunity through the arts.

DreamYard programs develop artistic voice, nurture young peoples' desire to make change and cultivate the skills necessary to reach positive goals. By committing to sustained learning opportunities along an educational pathway, we support young people as they work toward higher learning, meaningful careers and social action. We believe that young people in the Bronx need a continuous set of supports to help them towards positive outcomes as they navigate their educational pathway. We have every expectation that through offering sustained and meaningful supports our youth will develop the tools to become creative and engaged citizens, life-long learners and the leaders and innovators of the 21st century.

DreamYard collaborates with Bronx youth, families and schools to build pathways to equity and opportunity through the arts.

DreamYard programs develop artistic voice, nurture young peoples' desire to make change and cultivate the skills necessary to reach positive goals. By committing to sustained learning opportunities along an educational pathway, we support young people as they work toward higher learning, meaningful careers and social action. We believe that young people in the Bronx need a continuous set of supports to help them towards positive outcomes as they navigate their educational pathway. We have every expectation that through offering sustained and meaningful supports our youth will develop the tools to become creative and engaged citizens, life-long learners and the leaders and innovators of the 21st century.

Financial

four stars

94.40

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

82.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 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)
82.9%
  Administrative Expenses 10.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.62
  Program Expenses Growth 12.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by DreamYard Project on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by DreamYard Project on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
DreamYard Project (NY) 86.67 three stars
Midori & Friends (NY) 92.43 four stars
Little Kids Rock (NJ) 89.88 three stars
The Art Institute of Chicago (IL) 89.06 three stars
MacPhail Center for Music (MN) 90.56 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,196,499
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $864,364
Total Contributions $5,060,863
   Program Service Revenue $867,943
Total Primary Revenue $5,928,806
   Other Revenue $674,482
TOTAL REVENUE $6,603,288
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,234,228
   Administrative Expenses $506,898
   Fundraising Expenses $341,437
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,082,563
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,520,725
   
Net Assets $2,790,743

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
In School Programs $1,963,176 46.4%
Art Center Programs $1,187,243 28.0%
Prep High School $386,667 9.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 02/01/2019 86.67 three stars
2016-06 12/01/2017 89.99 three stars
2016-06 07/01/2017 87.67 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 85.36 three stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 81.46 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 82.30 three stars
2013-06 04/01/2015 81.35 three stars
2012-06 12/01/2013 81.07 three stars
2011-06 05/01/2013 77.84 two 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 13-3759661
Name in IRS Master File DREAMYARD PROJECT INC
NTEE Code A25
NTEE Classification Arts Education
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(59) Other school related 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 September, 1994
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, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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
$124,325 2.44% Jason Duchin Co-Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$124,325 2.44% Thomas P. Lord Co-Executive Director
$250 0.00% Renee Watson Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
DreamYard Project (NY) 86.67 three stars
Kaufman Music Center (NY) 85.13 three stars
Interlochen Center for the Arts (MI) 86.94 three stars
Young Audiences of Oregon & SW Washington (OR) 89.24 three stars
Free Spirit Media (IL) 92.74 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

DreamYard Project
1085 Washington Avenue
Ground Floor
Bronx, NY 10456
tel: (718) 588-8007
EIN: 13-3759661

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Board Leadership

Patricia Perez
President

CEO

Tim Lord & Jason Duchin
Co-Founders & Co-Executive Directors

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