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Greater Newark Conservancy

Improving the quality of life in New Jersey's urban communities

88.75

32 Prince Street Newark, NJ 07103
tel: (973) 642-4646   Web Site
EIN: 22-2691309

Board Leadership
David Rosenberg & Karen Wexler
Co-Chairs

CEO
Ian J. Benjamin
Interim Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.75
  Financial 84.61
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 10/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Greater Newark Conservancy promotes environmental stewardship to improve the quality of life in New Jersey's urban communities. Founded in 1987, the Conservancy has four program areas--environmental education, community greening and gardening, job training and advocacy for environmental justice. Our guiding principle is to encourage and highlight community empowerment, pride and self-sufficiency and to foster a lifelong appreciation of our natural world for thousands of urban residents each year. Greatest emphasis is placed on working with schools, community groups, youth organizations, senior citizens, intergenerational groups and adolescent urban youth.

Greater Newark Conservancy promotes environmental stewardship to improve the quality of life in New Jersey's urban communities. Founded in 1987, the Conservancy has four program areas--environmental education, community greening and gardening, job training and advocacy for environmental justice. Our guiding principle is to encourage and highlight community empowerment, pride and self-sufficiency and to foster a lifelong appreciation of our natural world for thousands of urban residents each year. Greatest emphasis is placed on working with schools, community groups, youth organizations, senior citizens, intergenerational groups and adolescent urban youth.

Financial

84.61

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 10/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
74.9%
  Administrative Expenses 12.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 6.47
  Program Expenses Growth -15.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Greater Newark Conservancy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Greater Newark Conservancy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,914,989
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $88,667
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,003,656
   Program Service Revenue $157,566
Total Primary Revenue $3,161,222
   Other Revenue $35,450
TOTAL REVENUE $3,196,672
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,143,088
   Administrative Expenses $260,500
   Fundraising Expenses $259,560
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,663,148
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,533,524
   
Net Assets $12,896,559

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$103,105 6.19% Robin L. Dougherty Executive Director

Mission

Greater Newark Conservancy promotes environmental stewardship to improve the quality of life in New Jersey's urban communities. Founded in 1987, the Conservancy has four program areas--environmental education, community greening and gardening, job training and advocacy for environmental justice. Our guiding principle is to encourage and highlight community empowerment, pride and self-sufficiency and to foster a lifelong appreciation of our natural world for thousands of urban residents each year. Greatest emphasis is placed on working with schools, community groups, youth organizations, senior citizens, intergenerational groups and adolescent urban youth.

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Charity Contact Info

Greater Newark Conservancy
32 Prince Street
Newark, NJ 07103
tel: (973) 642-4646
fax: (973) 642-2218
EIN: 22-2691309

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Board Leadership

David Rosenberg & Karen Wexler
Co-Chairs

CEO

Ian J. Benjamin
Interim Executive Director