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Greater Newark Conservancy

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

four stars

90.07

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

Board Leadership
Neal Zimmermann & Frank Adamo
Co-Chairs

CEO
Robin L. Dougherty
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.07 four stars
  Financial 86.54 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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.

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Financial

three stars

86.54

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

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)
79.1%
  Administrative Expenses 11.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.57
  Program Expenses Growth 0.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.1%
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 $1,085,453
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $204,388
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $361,338
Total Contributions $1,651,179
   Program Service Revenue $285,050
Total Primary Revenue $1,936,229
   Other Revenue $9,070
TOTAL REVENUE $1,945,299
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,721,135
   Administrative Expenses $251,131
   Fundraising Expenses $248,602
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,220,868
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-275,569
   
Net Assets $10,281,738

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$115,000 5.17% 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

Neal Zimmermann & Frank Adamo
Co-Chairs

CEO

Robin L. Dougherty
Executive Director