Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

GrowNYC

Promoting environmental awareness and developing solutions to environmental problems

four stars

96.46

10 Gold Street Suite 3300
New York, NY 10038
tel: (212) 788-7900   Web Site
EIN: 13-2765465

Board Leadership
Robert J. Kafin
Chair

CEO
Marcel Van Ooyen
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.46 four stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
89.1%
  Administrative Expenses 6.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.54
  Program Expenses Growth 16.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 26.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by GrowNYC on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by GrowNYC on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,552,412
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $3,620,177
Total Contributions $6,172,589
   Program Service Revenue $5,950,591
Total Primary Revenue $12,123,180
   Other Revenue $263,774
TOTAL REVENUE $12,386,954
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $10,220,252
   Administrative Expenses $687,034
   Fundraising Expenses $502,286
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,409,572
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $977,382
   
Net Assets $5,451,824

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$197,973 1.73% Marcel Van Ooyen Executive Director

Mission

GrowNYC (formerly Council on the Environment of New York City), founded in 1970, is a hands-on non-profit which improves New York City's quality of life through environmental programs that transform communities block by block and empower all New Yorkers to secure a clean and healthy environment for future generations.

Over the past 40 years we've worked to become more engaged with New York City and its citizens. Whether it's operating the world famous Union Square Greenmarket, building a new community garden, teaching young people about the environment, or improving recycling awareness, if you're a New Yorker, GrowNYC is working near you!

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Charity Contact Info

GrowNYC
10 Gold Street
Suite 3300
New York, NY 10038
tel: (212) 788-7900
fax: (212) 788-7913
EIN: 13-2765465

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Board Leadership

Robert J. Kafin
Chair

CEO

Marcel Van Ooyen
Executive Director

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