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Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development

Fifth Avenue Committee

Our community. Our future.

three stars

86.48

621 DeGraw Street Brooklyn, NY 11217
tel: (718) 237-2017   Web Site
EIN: 11-2475743

Board Leadership
Melanie Ash and Erica Jo Gilles
Co-Chairs

CEO
Michelle de la Uz
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.48 three stars
  Financial 84.37 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Fifth Avenue Committee, (FAC) is a community-based organization in lower Park Slope and South Brooklyn. We are neighbors working together for a vibrant, diverse community where all residents have genuine opportunities to achieve their goals, as well as the power to shape the community's future. FAC's mission is to advance social and economic justice in South Brooklyn. We develop and manage affordable housing and community facilities, create economic opportunities, organize residents and workers, offer student-centered adult education and combat displacement caused by gentrification.

Fifth Avenue Committee, (FAC) is a community-based organization in lower Park Slope and South Brooklyn. We are neighbors working together for a vibrant, diverse community where all residents have genuine opportunities to achieve their goals, as well as the power to shape the community's future. FAC's mission is to advance social and economic justice in South Brooklyn. We develop and manage affordable housing and community facilities, create economic opportunities, organize residents and workers, offer student-centered adult education and combat displacement caused by gentrification.

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Financial

three stars

84.37

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

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)
87.9%
  Administrative Expenses 6.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.48
  Program Expenses Growth 6.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 46.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Fifth Avenue Committee on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Fifth Avenue Committee on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Fifth Avenue Committee (NY) 86.48 three stars
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Keep America Beautiful (CT) 90.65 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,928,016
   Federated Campaigns $100,000
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $225,725
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,430,617
Total Contributions $3,684,358
   Program Service Revenue $2,994,453
Total Primary Revenue $6,678,811
   Other Revenue $225,713
TOTAL REVENUE $6,904,524
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,621,017
   Administrative Expenses $320,011
   Fundraising Expenses $356,873
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,297,901
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $606,623
   
Net Assets $2,768,941

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
Housing Development & Management $2,935,948 52.2%
Adult Education $1,131,600 20.1%
Workforce Development $940,826 16.7%
Advocacy Organizing $612,643 10.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 08/01/2019 86.48 three stars
2017-06 11/01/2018 85.83 three stars
2016-06 03/01/2018 83.90 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 86.73 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 84.13 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 87.99 three stars
2013-06 02/01/2015 88.61 three stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 86.46 three stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 85.03 three stars
2010-06 12/01/2011 81.44 three stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 90.37 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 02/01/2011 88.32 three stars
2008-06 03/01/2010 87.65 three stars
2007-06 08/01/2008 74.65 two stars
2006-06 07/01/2007 66.43 one star
2005-06 09/01/2006 75.15 two stars
2004-06 07/01/2005 85.15 three stars
2003-06 01/05/2005 82.34 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 11-2475743
Name in IRS Master File FIFTH AVENUE COMMITTEE INCORPORATED
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (400) Area development, redevelopment of renewal
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 April, 1979
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$181,004 2.87% Michelle de la Uz Executive Director

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Fifth Avenue Committee (NY) 86.48 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

Fifth Avenue Committee
621 DeGraw Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217
tel: (718) 237-2017
fax: (718) 237-5366
EIN: 11-2475743

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Board Leadership

Melanie Ash and Erica Jo Gilles
Co-Chairs

CEO

Michelle de la Uz
Executive Director

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