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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

DREAM

Play. Learn. Grow.

four stars

94.95

1991 Second Avenue Second Floor
New York, NY 10029
tel: (212) 722-0232   Web Site
EIN: 13-4025290

Board Leadership
Vik Sawhney
Chair

CEO
Richard Berlin
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.95 four stars
  Financial 92.87 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

DREAM provides youth with opportunities to play, learn, and grow. Our mission is to level the field by empowering all children to recognize their potential and realize their dreams.

DREAM provides youth with opportunities to play, learn, and grow. Our mission is to level the field by empowering all children to recognize their potential and realize their dreams.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2017
Number of participants engaged in programs
2,200
This impact information is current as of September 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

92.87

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
77.8%
  Administrative Expenses 12.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.29
  Program Expenses Growth 8.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 33.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by DREAM on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by DREAM on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
DREAM (NY) 94.95 four stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence Region (PA) 90.26 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Central New Hampshire (NH) 91.30 four stars
KIDS HOPE USA (MI) 85.26 three stars
Boys & Girls Club of Worcester (MA) 88.52 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $20,627,786
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $6,931,130
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,976,271
Total Contributions $29,535,187
   Program Service Revenue $774,217
Total Primary Revenue $30,309,404
   Other Revenue $987,904
TOTAL REVENUE $31,297,308
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $13,477,549
   Administrative Expenses $2,419,895
   Fundraising Expenses $1,695,395
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $17,592,839
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $13,704,469
   
Net Assets $53,355,135

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
Youth Development $12,703,332 94.3%
DREAM Charter School $774,217 5.7%

Ratings History
DREAM has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 09/03/2019 94.95 four stars
2017-06 04/01/2019 91.42 four stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 90.97 four stars
2016-06 10/01/2017 90.43 four stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 91.14 four stars
2014-06 09/01/2016 89.72 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 89.34 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 93.99 four stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 96.10 four stars
2012-06 06/01/2013 96.88 four stars
2011-06 03/01/2012 96.96 four stars
2010-06 11/01/2011 93.31 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 91.68 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 02/01/2011 90.55 four stars
2009-06 06/01/2010 90.55 four stars
2007-12 11/01/2008 87.80 three stars
2006-12 10/01/2007 90.44 four stars
2005-12 10/01/2006 90.39 four stars
2004-12 12/01/2005 95.17 four stars
2003-12 10/01/2004 93.15 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 13-4025290
Name in IRS Master File HARLEM RBI INCORPORATED
NTEE Code T30
NTEE Classification Public Foundations
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 January, 1999
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
$387,791 2.20% Richard Berlin Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
DREAM (NY) 94.95 four stars
Boy Scouts of America, Greater St. Louis Area Council (MO) 86.08 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Memphis (TN) 95.79 four stars
Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich (CT) 92.44 four stars
Camp Fire Green Country (OK) 87.59 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

DREAM
1991 Second Avenue
Second Floor
New York, NY 10029
tel: (212) 722-0232
fax: (212) 722-1862
EIN: 13-4025290

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Board Leadership

Vik Sawhney
Chair

CEO

Richard Berlin
Executive Director

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