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NEO Philanthropy

Bringing together and strengthening the work of public institutions

three stars

80.85

45 West 36th Street 6th Floor
New York, NY 10018
tel: (212) 378-2800   Web Site
EIN: 13-3191113

Board Leadership
John Gilroy
President

CEO
Michele Lord
Presidents

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.85 three stars
  Financial 85.72 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 77.00 two stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Launched in 1983 as Public Interest Projects, NEO Philanthropy (NEO) brings together and strengthens the work of philanthropic institutions, nonprofit groups and other public interest organizations sharing a vision of a society that ensures justice, dignity and opportunity for all people. NEO operates grantmaking, technical assistance and strategic-planning programs for institutional donors interested in social justice and human rights issues. By developing sustainable partnerships among donors, grantees and allied groups, NEO seeks to foster a movement for positive social change resulting in equality, fairness and a stronger participatory democracy.

Launched in 1983 as Public Interest Projects, NEO Philanthropy (NEO) brings together and strengthens the work of philanthropic institutions, nonprofit groups and other public interest organizations sharing a vision of a society that ensures justice, dignity and opportunity for all people. NEO operates grantmaking, technical assistance and strategic-planning programs for institutional donors interested in social justice and human rights issues. By developing sustainable partnerships among donors, grantees and allied groups, NEO seeks to foster a movement for positive social change resulting in equality, fairness and a stronger participatory democracy.

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Financial

three stars

85.72

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

77.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
92.6%
  Administrative Expenses 5.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.49
  Program Expenses Growth -0.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by NEO Philanthropy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by NEO Philanthropy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
NEO Philanthropy (NY) 80.85 three stars
The Heritage Foundation (DC) 85.16 three stars
Food Research & Action Center (DC) 89.87 three stars
Sightline Institute (WA) 91.45 four stars
Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement (IA) 88.07 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $37,899,323
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $37,899,323
   Program Service Revenue $394,370
Total Primary Revenue $38,293,693
   Other Revenue $80,494
TOTAL REVENUE $38,374,187
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $35,727,525
   Administrative Expenses $2,140,567
   Fundraising Expenses $689,369
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $38,557,461
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-183,274
   
Net Assets $20,639,757

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
Four Freedoms Fund $12,170,063 34.1%
State Infrastructure Fund $7,809,089 21.9%
Asian American Pacific Islander Civic Engagement Fund $2,055,341 5.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 06/01/2018 80.85 three stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 90.77 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 94.07 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 93.91 four stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 95.13 four stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 85.95 three stars
2010-12 05/01/2012 93.41 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 93.69 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 94.46 four stars
2008-12 10/01/2010 96.86 four 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 13-3191113
Name in IRS Master File NEO PHILANTHROPY INC
NTEE Code W99
NTEE Classification Public, Society Benefit - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C.
NTEE Type Public, Society Benefit - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (529) Ecology or conservation
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 July, 1984
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 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 Compensation from Affiliates
$202,833 0.52% Michele Lord President $40,725
Other Salaries of Note
$114,861 0.29% Berta Colon Former President --

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
NEO Philanthropy (NY) 80.85 three stars
Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (DC) 88.74 three stars
Families USA Foundation (DC) 85.73 three stars
Creative Commons (CA) 89.05 three stars
The Independent Institute (CA) 94.30 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

NEO Philanthropy
45 West 36th Street
6th Floor
New York, NY 10018
tel: (212) 378-2800
fax: (212) 378-2801
EIN: 13-3191113

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Board Leadership

John Gilroy
President

CEO

Michele Lord
Presidents

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