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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center

Providing a home for the birth, nurture and celebration of LGBT organizations

four stars

92.81

208 West Thirteenth Street New York, NY 10011
tel: (212) 620-7310   Web Site
EIN: 13-3217805

Board Leadership
Brad Jakeman & Claire M. Shanley
Co-Chairs

CEO
Glennda Testone
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.81 four stars
  Financial 89.84 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center provides a home for the birth, nurture and celebration of our organizations, institutions and culture; cares for our individuals and groups in need; educates the public and our community; and empowers our individuals and groups to achieve their fullest potential. Established in 1983, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center has grown to become the largest LGBT multi-service organization on the East Coast and second largest LGBT community center in the world. Every week, 6,000 people visit the Center, and more than 300 groups meet here. We provide groundbreaking social service, public policy, educational and cultural/recreational programs.

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center provides a home for the birth, nurture and celebration of our organizations, institutions and culture; cares for our individuals and groups in need; educates the public and our community; and empowers our individuals and groups to achieve their fullest potential. Established in 1983, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center has grown to become the largest LGBT multi-service organization on the East Coast and second largest LGBT community center in the world. Every week, 6,000 people visit the Center, and more than 300 groups meet here. We provide groundbreaking social service, public policy, educational and cultural/recreational programs.

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Financial

three stars

89.84

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
75.7%
  Administrative Expenses 10.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.19
  Program Expenses Growth 18.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center (NY) 92.81 four stars
OutRight Action International (NY) 85.97 three stars
The San Diego LGBT Community Center (CA) 88.43 three stars
OutServe-SLDN (DC) 86.77 three stars
Affirmations (MI) 88.23 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,912,711
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $264,354
   Fundraising Events $3,118,426
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $4,489,271
Total Contributions $13,784,762
   Program Service Revenue $1,125,695
Total Primary Revenue $14,910,457
   Other Revenue $94,850
TOTAL REVENUE $15,005,307
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,705,572
   Administrative Expenses $1,386,729
   Fundraising Expenses $1,519,927
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $12,612,228
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,393,079
   
Net Assets $24,352,104

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
LGBT People & Substance Use $4,858,470 50.1%
LGBT Youth and LGBT Families $2,797,828 28.8%
Arts & Culture $2,049,274 21.1%

Ratings History
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 10/01/2019 92.81 four stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 90.68 four stars
2016-06 10/01/2017 90.24 four stars
2015-06 05/01/2017 88.60 three stars
2015-06 04/01/2017 88.26 three stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 87.57 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 82.73 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/01/2015 85.23 three stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 85.54 three stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 77.69 two stars
2011-06 07/01/2012 83.26 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 85.63 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 04/01/2011 81.36 three stars
2008-06 10/01/2009 79.77 two stars
2007-06 07/01/2008 74.93 two stars
2006-06 11/01/2007 69.85 one star
2005-06 11/01/2006 65.29 one star
2004-06 07/01/2005 56.43 one star
2003-06 10/01/2004 67.88 one star
2002-06 10/01/2003 80.62 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 13-3217805
Name in IRS Master File LESBIAN AND GAY COMMUNITY SERVICES CENTER INC
NTEE Code P80
NTEE Classification Services to Promote the Independence of Specific Populations
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (179) Other health services
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, 1985
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$254,123 2.01% Glennda Testone Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center (NY) 92.81 four stars
GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) (MA) 90.21 four stars
The New York City Gay & Lesbian Anti-Violence Project (NY) 87.74 three stars
Keshet (MA) 94.18 four stars
Los Angeles LGBT Center (CA) 93.20 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center
208 West Thirteenth Street
New York, NY 10011
tel: (212) 620-7310
fax: (212) 924-2657
TTY: (800) 662-1220
EIN: 13-3217805

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Board Leadership

Brad Jakeman & Claire M. Shanley
Co-Chairs

CEO

Glennda Testone
Executive Director

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