Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

DreamYard Project

The art of inspiring education.

four stars

94.74

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 94.74 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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.

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Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
85.5%
  Administrative Expenses 8.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.54
  Program Expenses Growth 17.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.7%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,170,969
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $907,184
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $433,771
Total Contributions $4,511,924
   Program Service Revenue $1,408,158
Total Primary Revenue $5,920,082
   Other Revenue $40,035
TOTAL REVENUE $5,960,117
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,318,772
   Administrative Expenses $388,722
   Fundraising Expenses $262,437
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,969,931
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-9,814
   
Net Assets $2,778,739

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$133,749 2.24% Thomas Lord Co-Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$125,004 2.09% Jason Duchin Co-Executive Director

Mission

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.

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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