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International : Development and Relief Services

Bridges to Community

Building communities, changing lives

two stars

78.28

480 North Bedford Road Chappaqua, NY 10514
tel: (914) 923-2200   Web Site
EIN: 13-3731405

Board Leadership
Nancy M. Doon
Chair

CEO
Julia Hadlock
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 78.28 two stars
  Financial 73.20 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1992, Bridges to Community (EIN: 13-3731405) develops poverty alleviation strategies with local communities in Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic. Within selected regions of the two countries, Bridges works closely with community leaders to help mitigate poverty in four distinct, but overlapping, program areas: health, education, housing and economic development. All our program areas are driven by volunteer participation that incorporates service learning into the volunteers' on-the-ground experience.

Founded in 1992, Bridges to Community (EIN: 13-3731405) develops poverty alleviation strategies with local communities in Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic. Within selected regions of the two countries, Bridges works closely with community leaders to help mitigate poverty in four distinct, but overlapping, program areas: health, education, housing and economic development. All our program areas are driven by volunteer participation that incorporates service learning into the volunteers' on-the-ground experience.

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Financial

two stars

73.20

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
78.7%
  Administrative Expenses 10.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.35
  Program Expenses Growth -1.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 30.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Bridges to Community on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Bridges to Community on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Bridges to Community (NY) 78.28 two stars
Village Enterprise (CA) 93.88 four stars
Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions (WI) 86.84 three stars
EMpower (NY) 92.01 four stars
Healing Waters International (CO) 86.53 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,129,398
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $250,468
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,379,866
   Program Service Revenue $989,029
Total Primary Revenue $2,368,895
   Other Revenue $-41,852
TOTAL REVENUE $2,327,043
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,795,315
   Administrative Expenses $270,651
   Fundraising Expenses $251,970
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,317,936
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $9,107
   
Net Assets $770,041

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
Housing $1,073,698 59.8%
Health $530,089 29.5%
Education $169,931 9.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 06/01/2019 78.28 two stars
2016-12 07/01/2018 80.01 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 13-3731405
Name in IRS Master File BRIDGES TO COMMUNITY 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 (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(402) Other activity aimed t combating community deterioration
(560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 May, 1994
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$100,560 4.33% John Hannan Former Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Bridges to Community (NY) 78.28 two stars
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Kids Around the World (IL) 96.46 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Bridges to Community
480 North Bedford Road
Chappaqua, NY 10514
tel: (914) 923-2200
fax: (914) 923-8396
EIN: 13-3731405

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Board Leadership

Nancy M. Doon
Chair

CEO

Julia Hadlock
Executive Director

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