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Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Robin Hood Foundation

Targeting poverty in New York City

four stars

92.38

826 Broadway 9th Floor
New York, NY 10003
tel: (212) 227-6601   Web Site
EIN: 13-3441066

Board Leadership
John Griffin
Chair

CEO
Derek Ferguson
Interim Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.38 four stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since 1988, the Robin Hood Foundation has targeted poverty in New York City. By applying sound investment principles to philanthropy, we've helped the best programs save lives and change fates. Robin Hood's work comes in many forms. We partner with more than 240 of the best poverty-fighting nonprofit organizations in New York City. We initiate and run projects when we see unmet community needs. And we created and operate a 9/11 Relief Fund. While there is great diversity among these programs, they all have one thing in common: They work.

Since 1988, the Robin Hood Foundation has targeted poverty in New York City. By applying sound investment principles to philanthropy, we've helped the best programs save lives and change fates. Robin Hood's work comes in many forms. We partner with more than 240 of the best poverty-fighting nonprofit organizations in New York City. We initiate and run projects when we see unmet community needs. And we created and operate a 9/11 Relief Fund. While there is great diversity among these programs, they all have one thing in common: They work.

Financial

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2021 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)
90.9%
  Administrative Expenses 3.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.85
  Program Expenses Growth -0.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 18.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Robin Hood Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Robin Hood Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Robin Hood Foundation (NY) 92.38 four stars
UpTogether (CA) 87.80 three stars
Regional Plan Association (NY) 86.06 three stars
Community Action Services and Food Bank (UT) 88.29 three stars
Enterprise Community Partners, Inc. (MD) 100.00 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $101,980,721
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $54,969,489
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $156,950,210
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $156,950,210
   Other Revenue $-4,602,862
TOTAL REVENUE $152,347,348
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $125,150,975
   Administrative Expenses $5,971,030
   Fundraising Expenses $8,888,450
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $140,010,455
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $12,336,893
   
Net Assets $297,186,305

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
Core Grantmaking $123,190,530 98.4%
Capital Grants $837,862 0.7%
Management and Technical Assistance $657,940 0.5%

Ratings History
Robin Hood Foundation has received 19 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 06/01/2021 92.38 four stars
2018-12 05/01/2020 97.02 four stars
2017-12 06/01/2019 92.38 four stars
2016-12 12/01/2018 94.26 four stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 90.73 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 93.87 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 99.40 four stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 99.39 four stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 97.25 four stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 99.37 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 95.01 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 99.13 four stars
2008-12 07/01/2010 99.26 four stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 94.42 four stars
2006-12 04/01/2008 96.74 four stars
2005-12 12/15/2006 94.27 four stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 91.91 four stars
2003-12 02/01/2005 94.38 four stars
2002-12 01/01/2004 96.70 four stars
2000-12 10/15/2002 96.51 four 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 13-3441066
Name in IRS Master File ROBIN HOOD FOUNDATION
NTEE Code T70
NTEE Classification Fund Raising Organizations That Cross Categories
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
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, 1989
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
$875,068 0.62% Wes Moore CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Robin Hood Foundation (NY) 92.38 four stars
Local Initiatives Support Corporation (NY) 88.42 three stars
Foundation for the Mid South (MS) 91.90 four stars
Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation (MN) 92.16 four stars
Mountain Association for Community Economic Development (KY) 94.54 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Robin Hood Foundation
826 Broadway
9th Floor
New York, NY 10003
tel: (212) 227-6601
fax: (212) 227-6698
EIN: 13-3441066

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Board Leadership

John Griffin
Chair

CEO

Derek Ferguson
Interim Chief Executive Officer

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