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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Red Hook Initiative

Empowering youth to overcome systemic inequality.

three stars

89.94

767 Hicks Street Brooklyn, NY 11231
tel: (718) 858-6782   Web Site
EIN: 20-3904662

Board Leadership
Chris Cardona
Board President

CEO
Jill Eisenhard
Founder, Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.94 three stars
  Financial 88.25 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

RHI believes that social change to overcome systemic inequities begins with empowered youth. In partnership with community adults, we nurture young people in Red Hook to be inspired, resilient, and healthy, and to envision themselves as co-creators of their lives, community and society. RHI has three programs that we have strategically designed to support young people through their middle school, high school, and young adult years. Our fourth program focuses on building a healthy and sustainable Red Hook community. We envision a Red Hook where all young people can pursue their dreams and grow into independent adults who contribute to their families and community.

RHI believes that social change to overcome systemic inequities begins with empowered youth. In partnership with community adults, we nurture young people in Red Hook to be inspired, resilient, and healthy, and to envision themselves as co-creators of their lives, community and society. RHI has three programs that we have strategically designed to support young people through their middle school, high school, and young adult years. Our fourth program focuses on building a healthy and sustainable Red Hook community. We envision a Red Hook where all young people can pursue their dreams and grow into independent adults who contribute to their families and community.

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Financial

three stars

88.25

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
80.5%
  Administrative Expenses 9.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.63
  Program Expenses Growth 8.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Red Hook Initiative on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Red Hook Initiative on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc), Paper surveys, Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person), Case management notes, Community meetings or town halls
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To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve
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The people we serve, Our staff, Our board
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Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Red Hook Initiative (NY) 89.94 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis (MO) 96.04 four stars
Boy Scouts of America, Greater Niagara Frontier Council (NY) 86.25 three stars
Girl Scouts of Central Maryland (MD) 85.29 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Wichita Falls (TX) 87.71 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,163,240
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $119,490
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $540,347
Total Contributions $2,823,077
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,823,077
   Other Revenue $27,103
TOTAL REVENUE $2,850,180
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,615,351
   Administrative Expenses $338,424
   Fundraising Expenses $355,584
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,309,359
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-459,179
   
Net Assets $1,997,537

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 10/01/2019 89.94 three stars
2017-06 05/01/2018 90.14 four stars
2015-12 12/21/2016 91.25 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.88 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 90.82 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 20-3904662
Name in IRS Master File RED HOOK INITIATIVE
NTEE Code P80
NTEE Classification Services to Promote the Independence of Specific Populations
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 June, 2006
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$135,540 4.09% Jill Eisenhard Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Red Hook Initiative (NY) 89.94 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metropolitan Phoenix (AZ) 94.94 four stars
Friends of Island Academy (NY) 88.29 three stars
Futures and Options (NY) 92.28 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Marcos (CA) 93.19 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Red Hook Initiative
767 Hicks Street
Brooklyn, NY 11231
tel: (718) 858-6782
fax: (718) 852-4984
EIN: 20-3904662

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Board Leadership

Chris Cardona
Board President

CEO

Jill Eisenhard
Founder, Executive Director

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