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New York City Police Foundation

Invest in a safe city

four stars

90.19

555 Fifth Avenue 15th Floor
New York, NY 10017
tel: (212) 751-8170   Web Site
EIN: 13-2711338

Board Leadership
H. Dale Hemmerdinger
Chairman

CEO
Susan L. Birnbaum
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.19 four stars
  Financial 88.68 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

88.68

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 07/01/2017 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)
80.1%
  Administrative Expenses 12.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.97
  Program Expenses Growth < 0.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by New York City Police Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by New York City Police Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
New York City Police Foundation (NY) 90.19 four stars
Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation (FL) 94.34 four stars
Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation (NY) 91.09 four stars
New Orleans Police and Justice Foundation (LA) 91.77 four stars
FDNY Foundation (NY) 98.23 four stars

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The New York City Police Foundation, Inc. was established in 1971 by business and civic leaders as an independent organization to promote excellence in the NYPD and improve public safety in New York City. The Police Foundation supports programs designed to help the NYPD keep pace with rapidly evolving technology, strategies and training. The New York City Police Foundation: provides resources that are not readily available through other means - to date $100 million has been invested in 400 innovative NYPD programs; serves as a vehicle for tax-exempt gifts and grants from individuals, businesses, and philanthropies; is the first municipal foundation of its kind in the country, and serves as a model for similar organizations in other cities; and is the only organization authorized to raise funds on behalf of the NYPD.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,104,420
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $3,185,275
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,289,695
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $7,289,695
   Other Revenue $646,692
TOTAL REVENUE $7,936,387
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,280,040
   Administrative Expenses $757,514
   Fundraising Expenses $424,780
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,462,334
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $474,053
   
Net Assets $12,067,138

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
Law Enforcement Studies and Programs $4,970,990 79.1%
Personnel Development $864,870 13.8%
Community Understanding & Support $444,180 7.1%

Ratings History
New York City Police Foundation has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 07/01/2017 90.19 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 90.57 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 84.21 three stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 96.14 four stars
2012-06 07/01/2013 94.56 four stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 94.31 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 81.86 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 74.86 two stars
2009-06 07/01/2010 90.53 four stars
2008-06 02/01/2010 90.16 four stars
2007-06 12/01/2008 88.79 three stars
2006-06 09/01/2007 78.49 two stars
2005-06 10/01/2006 98.91 four stars
2004-06 01/01/2006 98.45 four stars
2003-06 03/01/2005 99.30 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 13-2711338
Name in IRS Master File NEW YORK CITY POLICE FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code I60
NTEE Classification Law Enforcement Agencies (Police Departments)
NTEE Type Crime, Legal-Related
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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, 1971
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$226,840 3.03% Susan L. Birnbaum President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$199,627 2.67% Gregg Roberts Executive Director

The New York City Police Foundation, Inc. was established in 1971 by business and civic leaders as an independent organization to promote excellence in the NYPD and improve public safety in New York City. The Police Foundation supports programs designed to help the NYPD keep pace with rapidly evolving technology, strategies and training. The New York City Police Foundation: provides resources that are not readily available through other means - to date $100 million has been invested in 400 innovative NYPD programs; serves as a vehicle for tax-exempt gifts and grants from individuals, businesses, and philanthropies; is the first municipal foundation of its kind in the country, and serves as a model for similar organizations in other cities; and is the only organization authorized to raise funds on behalf of the NYPD.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
New York City Police Foundation (NY) 90.19 four stars
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100 Club of Arizona (AZ) 95.47 four stars
New Orleans Police and Justice Foundation (LA) 91.77 four stars
National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (MD) 92.92 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

New York City Police Foundation
555 Fifth Avenue
15th Floor
New York, NY 10017
tel: (212) 751-8170
fax: (212) 750-7616
EIN: 13-2711338

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Board Leadership

H. Dale Hemmerdinger
Chairman

CEO

Susan L. Birnbaum
President & CEO

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