Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Groundwork Hudson Valley

Changing Places. Changing Lives.

three stars

82.94

22 Main Street Second Floor
Yonkers, NY 10701
tel: (914) 375-2151   Web Site
EIN: 11-3579493

Board Leadership
Wendy Zimmermann
Chair

CEO
Brigitte Griswold
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.94 three stars
  Financial 77.25 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Groundwork Hudson Valley is an environmental justice non-profit that works with communities to improve their physical and social environment. This is done by collaborating on projects, among them: turning dangerous vacant lots into community gardens, planting trees, replacing graffiti with murals, and forming alliances within the community. Some of these projects are done through school programs and many of them are intergenerational. We are dedicated to environmental stewardship and community empowerment. All of our projects engage local residents in hands-on projects, from design to planting.

Groundwork Hudson Valley is an environmental justice non-profit that works with communities to improve their physical and social environment. This is done by collaborating on projects, among them: turning dangerous vacant lots into community gardens, planting trees, replacing graffiti with murals, and forming alliances within the community. Some of these projects are done through school programs and many of them are intergenerational. We are dedicated to environmental stewardship and community empowerment. All of our projects engage local residents in hands-on projects, from design to planting.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2019
Total pounds of debris collected
8,885
Number of trees planted
460
Acres of natural habitat restored
298
Pounds of trash removed from rivers and streams and/or from riparian habitat
8,885
Acres of brownfields/derelict land improved
4
Number of youth under 18 years of age actively engaged in community involvement and education
5,124
Percentage of student hours of climate-related environmental education
201
Average number of hours each youth participated in program over summer
210
Number of employment placements defined as part-time (less than 35 hours per week)
17
Total square footage of garden beds provided
104
This impact information is current as of August 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

two stars

77.25

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 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)
72.3%
  Administrative Expenses 15.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.84
  Program Expenses Growth 3.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Groundwork Hudson Valley on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Groundwork Hudson Valley on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $805,505
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $349,434
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,006,034
Total Contributions $2,160,973
   Program Service Revenue $77,554
Total Primary Revenue $2,238,527
   Other Revenue $-8,491
TOTAL REVENUE $2,230,036
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,199,497
   Administrative Expenses $180,586
   Fundraising Expenses $236,048
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,616,131
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $613,905
   
Net Assets $1,330,180

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$107,600 6.65% Brigitte Griswold Executive Director

Mission

Groundwork Hudson Valley is an environmental justice non-profit that works with communities to improve their physical and social environment. This is done by collaborating on projects, among them: turning dangerous vacant lots into community gardens, planting trees, replacing graffiti with murals, and forming alliances within the community. Some of these projects are done through school programs and many of them are intergenerational. We are dedicated to environmental stewardship and community empowerment. All of our projects engage local residents in hands-on projects, from design to planting.

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Charity Contact Info

Groundwork Hudson Valley
22 Main Street
Second Floor
Yonkers, NY 10701
tel: (914) 375-2151
fax: (914) 375-2153
EIN: 11-3579493

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Board Leadership

Wendy Zimmermann
Chair

CEO

Brigitte Griswold
Executive Director