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The 52nd Street Project

Bringing together kids with theater professionals to create original theater.

four stars

91.78

789 Tenth Avenue New York, NY 10019
tel: (212) 333-5252   Web Site
EIN: 13-3467948

Board Leadership
Cathy Dantchick & Louis P. Friedman
Co-Chairs

CEO
Carol Ochs
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.78 four stars
  Financial 89.10 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

89.10

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 07/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
76.8%
  Administrative Expenses 13.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 10.26
  Program Expenses Growth 3.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The 52nd Street Project on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The 52nd Street Project on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The 52nd Street Project (NY) 91.78 four stars
Boy Scouts of America, Alamo Area Council (TX) 88.36 three stars
Holy Family Ministries (IL) 92.92 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee (TN) 97.50 four stars
Boy Scouts of America, Circle Ten Council (TX) 85.61 three stars

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The 52nd Street Project (The Project) is dedicated to the creation and production of new plays for, and often by, kids between the ages of nine and eighteen that reside in the Hell's Kitchen neighborhood in New York City. The Project does this through a series of unique mentoring programs that match kids with professional theater artists. The Project was founded in 1981 by actor/playwright Willie Reale in response to a deepening need to improve the quality of life for the kids of Hell's Kitchen. The Project is about making children proud of themselves. The Project is not about teaching children to act, although they will learn to. It is not about teaching them to write plays, although they will learn that as well. What it is about is giving a kid an experience of success.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,462,927
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $336,323
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $291,250
Total Contributions $2,090,500
   Program Service Revenue $151,613
Total Primary Revenue $2,242,113
   Other Revenue $439,640
TOTAL REVENUE $2,681,753
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,492,006
   Administrative Expenses $274,174
   Fundraising Expenses $218,002
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,984,182
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $697,571
   
Net Assets $19,656,452

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.

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Ratings History
The 52nd Street Project has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 07/01/2016 91.78 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 91.56 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 83.93 three stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 88.55 three stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 92.12 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 13-3467948
Name in IRS Master File 52ND STREET PROJECT INC
NTEE Code A65
NTEE Classification Theater
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (88) Community theatrical group
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 December, 1993
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$123,296 6.21% Carol Ochs Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$142,349 7.17% Gus Rogerson Artistic Director

The 52nd Street Project (The Project) is dedicated to the creation and production of new plays for, and often by, kids between the ages of nine and eighteen that reside in the Hell's Kitchen neighborhood in New York City. The Project does this through a series of unique mentoring programs that match kids with professional theater artists. The Project was founded in 1981 by actor/playwright Willie Reale in response to a deepening need to improve the quality of life for the kids of Hell's Kitchen. The Project is about making children proud of themselves. The Project is not about teaching children to act, although they will learn to. It is not about teaching them to write plays, although they will learn that as well. What it is about is giving a kid an experience of success.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The 52nd Street Project (NY) 91.78 four stars
Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club (NY) 94.11 four stars
Donald W. Reynolds Boys & Girls Club (AR) 85.45 three stars
Girl Scouts of Greater New York (NY) 88.75 three stars
Boys & Girls Club of Fall River (MA) 85.65 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The 52nd Street Project
789 Tenth Avenue
New York, NY 10019
tel: (212) 333-5252
EIN: 13-3467948

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Board Leadership

Cathy Dantchick & Louis P. Friedman
Co-Chairs

CEO

Carol Ochs
Executive Director

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