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Grand Street Settlement

A family, a community

four stars

93.98

80 Pitt Street New York, NY 10002
tel: (212) 674-1740   Web Site
EIN: 13-5562230

Board Leadership
Andrew G. Celli, Jr.
President

CEO
Robert Cordero
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.98 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since its founding in 1916, Grand St. Settlement has provided residents of the Lower East Side community with the tools and support they need to overcome challenging circumstances to build productive lives and futures. Its comprehensive and integrated array of culturally relevant programs and services assists more than 7,000 area residents of all ages annually, from toddlers in Early Head Start and Day Care to school-age youth, young adults, and senior citizens. Grand St. Settlement expands opportunities for low-income families and individuals by providing culturally relevant services that support community-building, advocacy, self-determination and an enriched quality of life.

Since its founding in 1916, Grand St. Settlement has provided residents of the Lower East Side community with the tools and support they need to overcome challenging circumstances to build productive lives and futures. Its comprehensive and integrated array of culturally relevant programs and services assists more than 7,000 area residents of all ages annually, from toddlers in Early Head Start and Day Care to school-age youth, young adults, and senior citizens. Grand St. Settlement expands opportunities for low-income families and individuals by providing culturally relevant services that support community-building, advocacy, self-determination and an enriched quality of life.

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Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
86.0%
  Administrative Expenses 10.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.37
  Program Expenses Growth 13.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 19.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Grand Street Settlement on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Grand Street Settlement on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Constituent Voice

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How is the organization collecting feedback?
Paper surveys, Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person), Case management notes, Community meetings or town halls, Constituent (client or resident, etc) advisory committees
How is the organization using feedback?
To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
Our staff, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners
What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?
We don't have the right technology to collect and aggregate feedback efficiently, It is difficult to find the ongoing funding to support feedback collection, Staff find it hard to prioritize feedback collection and review due to lack of time
Describe a recent change in your organization that resulted from feedback.
During our most recent strategic planning process, we heard feedback from our participants on the Lower East Side that they were challenged by food security and affordability As a direct result, our Director of Senior Services undertook a project to partner with City Harvest to provide a monthly food pantry, where at least 10,000 lbs of free fresh food is distributed to the community every month The food pantry has been very successful and impactful
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Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Grand Street Settlement (NY) 93.98 four stars
The Family Center (GA) 85.38 three stars
Middle Tyger Community Center (SC) 89.15 three stars
Family Pathways (MN) 88.32 three stars
West Side Catholic Center (OH) 96.17 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,840,948
   Federated Campaigns $419,026
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $339,090
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $18,378,782
Total Contributions $20,977,846
   Program Service Revenue $149,702
Total Primary Revenue $21,127,548
   Other Revenue $43,159
TOTAL REVENUE $21,170,707
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $17,224,654
   Administrative Expenses $2,922,751
   Fundraising Expenses $828,581
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $20,975,986
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $194,721
   
Net Assets $10,899,709

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
Early Childhood Services $8,751,092 50.8%
Youth & Community Development $7,466,746 43.3%
Senior Services $756,954 4.4%

Ratings History
Grand Street Settlement has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 08/01/2019 93.98 four stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 93.98 four stars
2016-06 12/01/2017 92.38 four stars
2015-06 02/01/2017 93.02 four stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 89.94 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 88.96 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 87.29 three stars
2013-06 03/01/2015 85.24 three stars
2012-06 04/01/2014 86.89 three stars
2012-06 12/01/2013 85.99 three stars
2011-06 12/20/2012 89.07 three stars
2011-06 12/01/2012 87.69 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 86.18 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 10/01/2010 70.14 two stars
2008-06 12/01/2009 80.49 three stars
2007-06 07/01/2009 95.62 four stars
2006-06 10/01/2007 94.88 four stars
2005-06 02/01/2007 95.59 four stars
2004-06 11/01/2005 88.91 three 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 13-5562230
Name in IRS Master File GRAND STREET SETTLEMENT INC
NTEE Code P20
NTEE Classification Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (298) Training in sports
(325) Camp
(154) Health clinic
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, 1927
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
$280,013 1.33% Robert Cordero Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Grand Street Settlement (NY) 93.98 four stars
Wilkinson Center (TX) 86.83 three stars
Father Joe's Villages (CA) 87.41 three stars
Friendly House (OR) 88.07 three stars
Henry Street Settlement (NY) 91.34 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Grand Street Settlement
80 Pitt Street
New York, NY 10002
tel: (212) 674-1740
EIN: 13-5562230

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Board Leadership

Andrew G. Celli, Jr.
President

CEO

Robert Cordero
Executive Director

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