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Human Services : Social Services

DOROT

Generations helping generations

four stars

95.69

171 West 85th Street New York, NY 10024
tel: (212) 769-2850   Web Site
EIN: 13-3264005

Board Leadership
Donna Jakubovitz
President

CEO
Mark L. Meridy
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.69 four stars
  Financial 94.70 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1976, DOROT's mission is to enhance the lives of Jewish and other elderly in the greater New York metropolitan area through a dynamic partnership of volunteers, professionals, and elders; to foster mutually beneficial interaction between the generations; and to provide education, guidance and leadership in developing volunteer-based programs for the elderly nationally and internationally. DOROT's programs address basic needs of the elderly, such as food and housing, health and wellness services, and life management skills; provide social, cultural, religious, and educational activities to alleviate isolation and to bring the generations together; promote an ethic of volunteerism; and foster respect for human dignity among people of all ages in accordance with Jewish values.

Founded in 1976, DOROT's mission is to enhance the lives of Jewish and other elderly in the greater New York metropolitan area through a dynamic partnership of volunteers, professionals, and elders; to foster mutually beneficial interaction between the generations; and to provide education, guidance and leadership in developing volunteer-based programs for the elderly nationally and internationally. DOROT's programs address basic needs of the elderly, such as food and housing, health and wellness services, and life management skills; provide social, cultural, religious, and educational activities to alleviate isolation and to bring the generations together; promote an ethic of volunteerism; and foster respect for human dignity among people of all ages in accordance with Jewish values.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of formerly homeless seniors who participated in DOROT’s Homelessness Prevention Program’s Aftercare Services.
96
Number of older adults who participated in DOROT’s Wellness Program for Seniors.
315
Number of participant hours completed by seniors enrolled in DOROT’s Wellness Program for Seniors.
5,314
Number of youth volunteers.
2,646
This impact information is current as of January 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

94.70

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

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)
81.6%
  Administrative Expenses 8.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.31
  Program Expenses Growth 8.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by DOROT on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by DOROT on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
DOROT (NY) 95.69 four stars
FiftyForward (TN) 87.24 three stars
Meals on Wheels Diablo Region (CA) 94.01 four stars
Masonic Homes of California (CA) 93.16 four stars
H.O.M.E. (IL) 90.01 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,135,837
   Federated Campaigns $438,332
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $373,280
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $62,433
Total Contributions $8,009,882
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $8,009,882
   Other Revenue $1,474,465
TOTAL REVENUE $9,484,347
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $6,510,801
   Administrative Expenses $680,452
   Fundraising Expenses $854,113
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,045,366
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,438,981
   
Net Assets $26,337,103

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
Concrete Services $2,277,936 34.0%
Socialization Services $2,033,872 30.4%
Community Services $1,404,146 21.0%

Ratings History
DOROT has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 09/03/2019 95.69 four stars
2017-06 11/01/2018 92.96 four stars
2016-06 03/01/2018 95.78 four stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 92.07 four stars
2014-06 07/01/2016 92.57 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 91.71 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 88.06 three stars
2013-06 09/01/2014 89.16 three stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 80.91 three stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 80.55 three stars
2011-06 10/01/2012 85.51 three stars
2010-06 07/01/2012 84.39 three stars
2010-06 04/01/2012 83.63 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 82.79 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 12/22/2010 89.84 three stars
2008-06 12/01/2009 88.41 three stars
2007-06 11/01/2008 83.35 three stars
2006-06 10/01/2007 88.22 three stars
2005-06 11/01/2006 93.94 four stars
2004-06 11/01/2005 88.22 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 13-3264005
Name in IRS Master File DOROT INC
NTEE Code P81
NTEE Classification Senior Centers, Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
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 August, 1988
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$299,349 3.72% Mark Meridy Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
DOROT (NY) 95.69 four stars
Austin Groups for the Elderly (TX) 92.52 four stars
National Council on Aging (VA) 88.29 three stars
Bridgewater HealthCare Foundation (VA) 90.32 four stars
The Blue Card (NY) 90.47 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

DOROT
171 West 85th Street
New York, NY 10024
tel: (212) 769-2850
fax: (212) 769-4989
EIN: 13-3264005

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Board Leadership

Donna Jakubovitz
President

CEO

Mark L. Meridy
Executive Director

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