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Regional Plan Association

Improving the quality of life of the New York-New Jersey-Connecticut region

three stars

89.86

One Whitehall Street 16th Floor
New York, NY 10004
tel: (212) 253-2727   Web Site
EIN: 13-1624154

Board Leadership
Scott Rechler
Chairman

CEO
Thomas K. Wright
President

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.86 three stars
  Financial 87.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1922, Regional Plan Association (RPA) is an independent regional planning organization that improves the quality of life and the economic competitiveness of the 31-county New York-New Jersey-Connecticut region through research, planning, and advocacy. For more than 80 years, RPA has been shaping transportation systems, protecting open spaces, and promoting better community design for the region's continued growth. We anticipate the challenges the region will face in the years to come, and we mobilize the region's civic, business, and government sectors to take action. RPA's current work is focused in five project areas: community design, open space, transportation, workforce and the economy, and housing.

Founded in 1922, Regional Plan Association (RPA) is an independent regional planning organization that improves the quality of life and the economic competitiveness of the 31-county New York-New Jersey-Connecticut region through research, planning, and advocacy. For more than 80 years, RPA has been shaping transportation systems, protecting open spaces, and promoting better community design for the region's continued growth. We anticipate the challenges the region will face in the years to come, and we mobilize the region's civic, business, and government sectors to take action. RPA's current work is focused in five project areas: community design, open space, transportation, workforce and the economy, and housing.

Financial

three stars

87.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 06/01/2017 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)
85.8%
  Administrative Expenses 7.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.92
  Program Expenses Growth -1.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Regional Plan Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Regional Plan Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Regional Plan Association (NY) 89.86 three stars
Initiative Foundation (MN) 87.24 three stars
Beyond Housing (MO) 91.92 four stars
Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation (MN) 89.62 three stars
Community Action Services and Food Bank (UT) 87.30 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,293,764
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $270,950
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $178,444
Total Contributions $5,743,158
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $5,743,158
   Other Revenue $82,806
TOTAL REVENUE $5,825,964
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,887,163
   Administrative Expenses $392,669
   Fundraising Expenses $328,982
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,608,814
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,217,150
   
Net Assets $6,079,778

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
Fourth Plan $1,967,195 50.6%
Jamaica Vision Implementation Strategies $106,885 2.7%
Suffolk On-Call $66,219 1.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 06/01/2017 89.86 three stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 96.66 four stars
2015-06 09/01/2016 92.02 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 89.24 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 89.07 three stars
2013-06 12/22/2014 88.52 three stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 82.19 three stars
2011-06 08/01/2012 80.02 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 84.44 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 08/01/2010 96.38 four stars
2008-06 09/01/2009 93.71 four stars
2007-06 10/01/2008 93.36 four stars
2006-06 07/01/2007 86.03 three stars
2005-06 09/01/2006 94.03 four stars
2004-06 10/01/2005 95.42 four stars
2003-06 11/01/2004 90.34 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 13-1624154
Name in IRS Master File REGIONAL PLAN ASSOCIATION INC
NTEE Code S05
NTEE Classification Research Institutes and/or Public Policy Analysis
NTEE Type Community Improvement, Capacity Building
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related 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 December, 1929
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$244,583 5.30% Thomas K. Wright President
Other Salaries of Note
$195,750 4.24% Robert D. Yaro Former President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Regional Plan Association (NY) 89.86 three stars
Enterprise Community Partners (MD) 98.67 four stars
Funders' Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities (FL) 90.91 four stars
Chicago Cares (IL) 91.08 four stars
MEDA (MN) 88.36 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Regional Plan Association
One Whitehall Street
16th Floor
New York, NY 10004
tel: (212) 253-2727
fax: (212) 253-5666
EIN: 13-1624154

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Board Leadership

Scott Rechler
Chairman

CEO

Thomas K. Wright
President

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