Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

GrowNYC

Promoting environmental awareness and developing solutions to environmental problems

four stars

94.69

100 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
President/CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.69 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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!

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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Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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 6.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.49
  Program Expenses Growth 15.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 28.5%
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 $2,604,483
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $4,207,269
Total Contributions $6,811,752
   Program Service Revenue $6,748,341
Total Primary Revenue $13,560,093
   Other Revenue $298,449
TOTAL REVENUE $13,858,542
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $11,875,891
   Administrative Expenses $879,999
   Fundraising Expenses $626,422
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $13,382,312
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $476,230
   
Net Assets $5,700,355

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$212,968 1.59% 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
100 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
President/CEO