Environment : Botanical Gardens, Parks, and Nature Centers

City Parks Foundation

Creating programs for NYC parks

four stars

94.26

830 Fifth Avenue Room 280
New York, NY 10065
tel: (212) 360-1399   Web Site
EIN: 13-3561657

Board Leadership
John Troubh
Chair

CEO
Heather Lubov
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.26 four stars
  Financial 92.95 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

City Parks Foundation (CPF) is the only independent, nonprofit organization whose mission is to offer programs in public parks throughout the five boroughs of New York City. City Parks Foundation helps turn New York City's parks into centers of community development. We have four core program areas that provide New York's diverse neighborhoods - with an emphasis on those that are underserved - with access to free programming, including performing arts, beginner and advanced sports instruction, environmental education programs, and technical assistance and leadership development for community groups and individual volunteers who are interested in becoming stewards for their local parks and other green spaces. Our ethos is simple: we believe thriving parks reflect thriving communities.

City Parks Foundation (CPF) is the only independent, nonprofit organization whose mission is to offer programs in public parks throughout the five boroughs of New York City. City Parks Foundation helps turn New York City's parks into centers of community development. We have four core program areas that provide New York's diverse neighborhoods - with an emphasis on those that are underserved - with access to free programming, including performing arts, beginner and advanced sports instruction, environmental education programs, and technical assistance and leadership development for community groups and individual volunteers who are interested in becoming stewards for their local parks and other green spaces. Our ethos is simple: we believe thriving parks reflect thriving communities.

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Financial

four stars

92.95

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 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)
88.1%
  Administrative Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.00
  Program Expenses Growth 5.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by City Parks Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by City Parks Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $11,290,592
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,023,774
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $3,179,971
Total Contributions $15,494,337
   Program Service Revenue $5,575,416
Total Primary Revenue $21,069,753
   Other Revenue $1,750,160
TOTAL REVENUE $22,819,913
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $17,714,604
   Administrative Expenses $1,580,995
   Fundraising Expenses $977,501
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $20,273,100
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,546,813
   
Net Assets $40,896,344

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$267,072 1.31% Heather Lubov Executive Director

Mission

City Parks Foundation (CPF) is the only independent, nonprofit organization whose mission is to offer programs in public parks throughout the five boroughs of New York City. City Parks Foundation helps turn New York City's parks into centers of community development. We have four core program areas that provide New York's diverse neighborhoods - with an emphasis on those that are underserved - with access to free programming, including performing arts, beginner and advanced sports instruction, environmental education programs, and technical assistance and leadership development for community groups and individual volunteers who are interested in becoming stewards for their local parks and other green spaces. Our ethos is simple: we believe thriving parks reflect thriving communities.

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City Parks Foundation (NY) 94.26 four stars
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Friends of the Urban Forest (CA) 87.89 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

City Parks Foundation
830 Fifth Avenue
Room 280
New York, NY 10065
tel: (212) 360-1399
fax: (212) 360-8283
EIN: 13-3561657

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Board Leadership

John Troubh
Chair

CEO

Heather Lubov
Executive Director