Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Figure Skating in Harlem

Helping girls transform their lives and grow in confidence, leadership and academic achievement

three stars

88.09

361 West 125th Street 4th Floor
New York, NY 10027
tel: (646) 698-3440   Web Site
EIN: 13-3945168

Board Leadership
Ellen Lowey
Chair

CEO
Sharon Cohen
Founder, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.09 three stars
  Financial 87.25 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Figure Skating in Harlem helps girls transform their lives and grow in confidence, leadership and academic achievement. We are the only organization for girls of color that combines the power of education with access to the artistic discipline of figure skating to build champions in life. Our vision is to empower every young girl with the skills and foundation to achieve her dreams. She will be a powerful speaker, an effective leader, live a healthy and financially independent lifestyle, and be a global citizen. We aim to bring the benefits of our model program to even more children by creating chapters in other communities.

Figure Skating in Harlem helps girls transform their lives and grow in confidence, leadership and academic achievement. We are the only organization for girls of color that combines the power of education with access to the artistic discipline of figure skating to build champions in life. Our vision is to empower every young girl with the skills and foundation to achieve her dreams. She will be a powerful speaker, an effective leader, live a healthy and financially independent lifestyle, and be a global citizen. We aim to bring the benefits of our model program to even more children by creating chapters in other communities.

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Financial

three stars

87.25

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
75.4%
  Administrative Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.59
  Program Expenses Growth 10.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Figure Skating in Harlem on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Figure Skating in Harlem on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,246,603
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,048,666
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $55,000
Total Contributions $2,350,269
   Program Service Revenue $209,791
Total Primary Revenue $2,560,060
   Other Revenue $1,089
TOTAL REVENUE $2,561,149
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,819,323
   Administrative Expenses $218,889
   Fundraising Expenses $391,091
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,429,303
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $131,846
   
Net Assets $1,278,652

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$163,576 6.73% Sharon Cohen Founder & CEO

Mission

Figure Skating in Harlem helps girls transform their lives and grow in confidence, leadership and academic achievement. We are the only organization for girls of color that combines the power of education with access to the artistic discipline of figure skating to build champions in life. Our vision is to empower every young girl with the skills and foundation to achieve her dreams. She will be a powerful speaker, an effective leader, live a healthy and financially independent lifestyle, and be a global citizen. We aim to bring the benefits of our model program to even more children by creating chapters in other communities.

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Charity Contact Info

Figure Skating in Harlem
361 West 125th Street
4th Floor
New York, NY 10027
tel: (646) 698-3440
EIN: 13-3945168

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Board Leadership

Ellen Lowey
Chair

CEO

Sharon Cohen
Founder, CEO