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Lawyers Alliance for New York

Connection lawyers, nonprofits, and communities

four stars

90.38

171 Madison Avenue New York, NY 10016
tel: (212) 219-1800   Web Site
EIN: 13-2666432

Board Leadership
Peter M. Labonski
Chair

CEO
Elizabeth M. Guggenheimer
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.38 four stars
  Financial 87.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Lawyers Alliance for New York is the leading provider of business and transactional legal services for nonprofit organizations that are improving the quality of life in New York City neighborhoods. Our network of pro bono lawyers from law firms and corporations and staff of experienced attorneys collaborate to deliver expert corporate, tax, real estate, employment, intellectual property, and other legal services to community organizations. By connecting lawyers, nonprofits, and communities, we help nonprofits to develop affordable housing, stimulate economic development, promote community arts, strengthen urban health, and operate and advocate for vital programs for children and young people, the elderly, and other low-income New Yorkers.

Lawyers Alliance for New York is the leading provider of business and transactional legal services for nonprofit organizations that are improving the quality of life in New York City neighborhoods. Our network of pro bono lawyers from law firms and corporations and staff of experienced attorneys collaborate to deliver expert corporate, tax, real estate, employment, intellectual property, and other legal services to community organizations. By connecting lawyers, nonprofits, and communities, we help nonprofits to develop affordable housing, stimulate economic development, promote community arts, strengthen urban health, and operate and advocate for vital programs for children and young people, the elderly, and other low-income New Yorkers.

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Financial

three stars

87.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
75.4%
  Administrative Expenses 12.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.05
  Program Expenses Growth 7.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lawyers Alliance for New York on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lawyers Alliance for New York on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Lawyers Alliance for New York (NY) 90.38 four stars
National Center for Law and Economic Justice (NY) 86.98 three stars
And Justice for All (UT) 92.09 four stars
Centro Legal De La Raza (CA) 90.58 four stars
National Immigration Law Center (CA) 98.84 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,539,331
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $783,052
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $425,000
Total Contributions $5,747,383
   Program Service Revenue $296,530
Total Primary Revenue $6,043,913
   Other Revenue $103,425
TOTAL REVENUE $6,147,338
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,684,454
   Administrative Expenses $451,103
   Fundraising Expenses $466,814
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,602,371
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,544,967
   
Net Assets $8,029,633

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
2019-06 11/01/2020 90.38 four stars
2018-06 07/01/2019 87.89 three stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 87.33 three stars
2016-06 04/01/2017 87.62 three stars
2015-06 12/21/2016 88.81 three 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 13-2666432
Name in IRS Master File LAWYERS ALLIANCE FOR NEW YORK
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 (462) Legal aid to indigents
(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 September, 1984
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
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$240,857 6.68% Sean Delany Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Lawyers Alliance for New York (NY) 90.38 four stars
Public Law Center (CA) 88.36 three stars
Bet Tzedek (CA) 96.69 four stars
National Consumer Law Center (MA) 92.47 four stars
Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia (DC) 95.95 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Lawyers Alliance for New York
171 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10016
tel: (212) 219-1800
fax: (212) 941-7458
EIN: 13-2666432

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Board Leadership

Peter M. Labonski
Chair

CEO

Elizabeth M. Guggenheimer
Executive Director

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