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Randall's Island Park Alliance

Realizing Randall's Island's unique potential

four stars

90.67

24 West 61st Street 4th Floor
New York, NY 10023
tel: (212) 830-7722   Web Site
EIN: 13-3787630

Board Leadership
Jon May & Nancy F. Neff
Co-Chairs

CEO
Aimee Boden
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.67 four stars
  Financial 87.16 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Randall's Island Park Alliance (RIPA), formerly known as the Randall's Island Sports Foundation (RISF), was founded in 1992 as a public-private partnership to work on behalf of Randall's Island Park, located in the East River between East Harlem, the South Bronx and Astoria, Queens.
The Alliance works with the City and local communities to provide an innovative and exciting destination through a wide range of sports venues, cultural events and environmental exploration. As the dedicated steward of Randall's Island Park, the Alliance sustains, maintains, develops and programs the Park to support the wellbeing of all New Yorkers.

Randall's Island Park Alliance (RIPA), formerly known as the Randall's Island Sports Foundation (RISF), was founded in 1992 as a public-private partnership to work on behalf of Randall's Island Park, located in the East River between East Harlem, the South Bronx and Astoria, Queens.
The Alliance works with the City and local communities to provide an innovative and exciting destination through a wide range of sports venues, cultural events and environmental exploration. As the dedicated steward of Randall's Island Park, the Alliance sustains, maintains, develops and programs the Park to support the wellbeing of all New Yorkers.

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Financial

three stars

87.16

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
81.3%
  Administrative Expenses 10.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.97
  Program Expenses Growth 8.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Randall's Island Park Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Randall's Island Park Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Randall's Island Park Alliance (NY) 90.67 four stars
Forest Park Forever (MO) 91.55 four stars
Mill River Park Collaborative (CT) 90.67 four stars
Discovery Green Conservancy (TX) 97.17 four stars
Riverfront Recapture (CT) 89.70 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,747,603
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,024,192
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,771,795
   Program Service Revenue $4,847,680
Total Primary Revenue $8,619,475
   Other Revenue $72,991
TOTAL REVENUE $8,692,466
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,440,884
   Administrative Expenses $1,102,161
   Fundraising Expenses $649,542
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,192,587
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,500,121
   
Net Assets $8,755,269

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
Maintenance and Improvement of Randall's Island Park $3,895,323 46.1%
Supplemental Maintenance and Park Enforcement $2,674,813 31.7%
Athletic, Environmental, and Cultural Programming $1,870,748 22.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 02/01/2020 90.67 four stars
2017-12 10/01/2018 89.46 three stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 92.72 four stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 92.08 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.12 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 93.13 four stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 83.31 three stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 90.76 four stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 80.65 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 86.94 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 78.64 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 70.88 two stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 74.55 two stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 70.99 two stars
2006-12 04/01/2008 91.17 four stars
2005-12 03/01/2007 93.29 four stars
2004-12 04/01/2006 91.68 four stars
2003-12 04/01/2005 89.42 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 13-3787630
Name in IRS Master File RANDALLS ISLAND PARK ALLIANCE INC
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 (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(297) Community recreational facilities (park, playground, etc)
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 October, 1994
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$255,856 2.51% Aimee Boden President, Park Administrator

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Randall's Island Park Alliance (NY) 90.67 four stars
San Francisco Parks Alliance (CA) 90.74 four stars
Central Park Conservancy (NY) 87.31 three stars
Minneapolis Parks Foundation (MN) 87.25 three stars
Austin Parks Foundation (TX) 93.32 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Randall's Island Park Alliance
24 West 61st Street
4th Floor
New York, NY 10023
tel: (212) 830-7722
fax: (212) 830-7710
EIN: 13-3787630

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Board Leadership

Jon May & Nancy F. Neff
Co-Chairs

CEO

Aimee Boden
President

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