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Legal Outreach

Raising the Bar

91.20

36-14 35th Street Long Island City, NY 11106
tel: (718) 752-0222   Web Site
EIN: 13-3214627

Board Leadership
Sintelle Taylor
Chairperson

CEO
James O'Neal
Co-Founder and Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.20
  Financial 88.23
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

88.23

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 02/01/2017 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)
79.8%
  Administrative Expenses 7.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.87
  Program Expenses Growth 4.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Legal Outreach on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Legal Outreach on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Legal Outreach (NY) 91.20
Mikva Challenge (IL) 88.99
College Bound, MO (MO) 92.89
Philadelphia Futures (PA) 91.23
Communities In Schools of Houston (TX) 92.65

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Legal Outreach prepares urban youth from underserved communities in New York City to compete at high academic levels by using intensive legal and educational programs as tools for fostering vision, developing skills, enhancing confidence, and facilitating the pursuit of higher education. We use law to attract junior high school students to academic programs that inspire and motivate them to strive for academic success. From the 8th through 12th grades, students work after school, on weekends, and during summers to build the skills and confidence they need to achieve their goals. Once in college, students who wish to pursue law school are eligible to participate in our College to Law School Pipeline Diversity Program.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,927,108
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $96,600
Total Contributions $2,023,708
   Program Service Revenue $64,206
Total Primary Revenue $2,087,914
   Other Revenue $44,945
TOTAL REVENUE $2,132,859
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,021,216
   Administrative Expenses $213,116
   Fundraising Expenses $263,632
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,497,964
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-365,105
   
Net Assets $4,563,193

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
Education Support $2,021,216 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-08 02/01/2017 91.20
2014-08 06/01/2016 89.34
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 02/01/2016 86.40
2014-08 12/22/2015 86.11
2014-08 11/01/2015 85.53
2013-08 11/01/2014 90.89

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

EIN 13-3214627
Name in IRS Master File LEGAL OUTREACH 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 (123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
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 August, 1984
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
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  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
  • August, 2012
  • August, 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
$171,309 6.85% James Bo'Neal Executive Director

Legal Outreach prepares urban youth from underserved communities in New York City to compete at high academic levels by using intensive legal and educational programs as tools for fostering vision, developing skills, enhancing confidence, and facilitating the pursuit of higher education. We use law to attract junior high school students to academic programs that inspire and motivate them to strive for academic success. From the 8th through 12th grades, students work after school, on weekends, and during summers to build the skills and confidence they need to achieve their goals. Once in college, students who wish to pursue law school are eligible to participate in our College to Law School Pipeline Diversity Program.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Legal Outreach (NY) 91.20
New Heights Youth, Inc. (NY) 89.86
New Jersey SEEDS (NJ) 94.13
LEAP (CT) 89.07
CollegeBound Foundation (MD) 87.03

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Charity Contact Info

Legal Outreach
36-14 35th Street
Long Island City, NY 11106
tel: (718) 752-0222
fax: (718) 752-0020
EIN: 13-3214627

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Board Leadership

Sintelle Taylor
Chairperson

CEO

James O'Neal
Co-Founder and Executive Director

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