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Lawyers Alliance for New York

Connection lawyers, nonprofits, and communities

three stars

87.89

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

Board Leadership
Peter M. Labonski
Chair

CEO
Sean Delany
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.89 three stars
  Financial 84.86 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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

84.86

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
76.0%
  Administrative Expenses 12.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.36
  Program Expenses Growth 3.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.7%
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) 87.89 three stars
The Florence Project (AZ) 89.16 three stars
Inner City Law Center (CA) 93.15 four stars
Legal Information for Families Today (LIFT) (NY) 86.20 three stars
Ayuda (DC) 92.24 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,526,767
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $583,818
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $421,250
Total Contributions $2,531,835
   Program Service Revenue $380,277
Total Primary Revenue $2,912,112
   Other Revenue $84,787
TOTAL REVENUE $2,996,899
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,526,004
   Administrative Expenses $423,220
   Fundraising Expenses $434,883
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,384,107
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-387,208
   
Net Assets $5,392,992

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 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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$233,603 6.90% Sean Delany Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Lawyers Alliance for New York (NY) 87.89 three stars
National Consumer Law Center (MA) 90.64 four stars
Catholic Legal Immigration Network. Inc. (CLINIC) (MD) 97.17 four stars
Public Counsel (CA) 92.07 four stars
Advocates for Children of New York (NY) 95.74 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

Sean Delany
Executive Director

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