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Human Services : Social Services

Bottomless Closet

To reduce the barriers New York City women face in the search for employment.

89.70

16 East 52nd Street 15th Floor
New York, NY 10022
tel: (212) 563-2499   Web Site
EIN: 13-4037622

Board Leadership
Lisa Primeggia
Chair

CEO
Melissa S. Norden
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.70
  Financial 87.83
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00
This rating was published 10/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Bottomless Closet's mission is to be the connection that inspires and guides disadvantaged New York City women to enter the workforce and achieve success. From our grassroots beginnings, we have grown into an organization that has served nearly 40,000 women in need, amassed nearly 200 dedicated volunteers and 150 referral partners, and has had over 1,000 workshop attendees just last year. As we look to the future, our founding principles of helping and empowering women in need still guide our daily work.

Bottomless Closet's mission is to be the connection that inspires and guides disadvantaged New York City women to enter the workforce and achieve success. From our grassroots beginnings, we have grown into an organization that has served nearly 40,000 women in need, amassed nearly 200 dedicated volunteers and 150 referral partners, and has had over 1,000 workshop attendees just last year. As we look to the future, our founding principles of helping and empowering women in need still guide our daily work.

Financial

87.83

Accountability & Transparency

92.00

This rating was published 10/01/2021 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)
77.7%
  Administrative Expenses 11.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.96
  Program Expenses Growth 7.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Bottomless Closet on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Bottomless Closet on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Bottomless Closet (NY) 89.70
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JVS (CA) 88.47
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Uplift Northwest (WA) 90.76

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $680,821
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $333,950
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $4,775
Total Contributions $1,019,546
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,019,546
   Other Revenue $374,424
TOTAL REVENUE $1,393,970
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,217,420
   Administrative Expenses $167,869
   Fundraising Expenses $160,851
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,546,140
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-152,170
   
Net Assets $1,463,958

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
2019-12 10/01/2021 89.70
2018-12 07/01/2020 88.89

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 13-4037622
Name in IRS Master File BOTTOMLESS CLOSET
NTEE Code P50
NTEE Classification Personal Social Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 April, 1999
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$183,485 11.86% Melissa Norden Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Bottomless Closet (NY) 89.70
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Prison Entrepreneurship Program (TX) 87.29
Jobs for the Future (MA) 85.06
The HOPE Program (NY) 90.82

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Charity Contact Info

Bottomless Closet
16 East 52nd Street
15th Floor
New York, NY 10022
tel: (212) 563-2499
fax: (646) 355-0176
EIN: 13-4037622

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Board Leadership

Lisa Primeggia
Chair

CEO

Melissa S. Norden
Executive Director

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