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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Make the Road New York

Promoting economic justice, equity and opportunity for all New Yorkers

three stars

89.10

301 Grove Street Brooklyn, NY 11237
tel: (718) 418-7690   Web Site
EIN: 11-3344389

Board Leadership
Natalia Audi & Gladys Puglla
Co-Chairs

CEO
Deborah Axt & Javier H. Valdés
Co-Executive Directors

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.10 three stars
  Financial 86.84 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

86.84

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
82.7%
  Administrative Expenses 9.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.29
  Program Expenses Growth 15.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 41.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Make the Road New York on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Make the Road New York on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make the Road New York (NY) 89.10 three stars
Roger Baldwin Foundation of ACLU (IL) 91.69 four stars
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press (DC) 89.38 three stars
Latino Policy Forum (IL) 86.10 three stars
Freedom From Religion Foundation (WI) 97.17 four stars

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Make the Road New York promotes economic justice, equity and opportunity for all New Yorkers through community and electoral organizing, strategic policy advocacy, leadership development, youth and adult education, and high quality legal and support services. Created in 2007 by the coming together of Make the Road by Walking and the Latin American Integration Center, Make the Road New York is an effort to build power for New York City's low-income and immigrant majority. Make the Road by Walking was founded in 1997 in a Bushwick church basement by local residents to address the potentially devastating effects of welfare reform on America's poor and immigrant communities.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,774,137
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $84,355
   Fundraising Events $222,802
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $5,030,867
Total Contributions $13,112,161
   Program Service Revenue $273,430
Total Primary Revenue $13,385,591
   Other Revenue $43,133
TOTAL REVENUE $13,428,724
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $10,937,905
   Administrative Expenses $1,152,424
   Fundraising Expenses $671,748
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $12,762,077
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $666,647
   
Net Assets $3,095,187

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
Organizing Projects $4,716,086 43.1%
Legal and Support Services $3,501,667 32.0%
Education $1,644,343 15.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.10 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 82.49 three stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 81.56 three stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 82.44 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 83.12 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 83.15 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 03/01/2011 93.77 four stars
2008-12 03/01/2010 93.91 four stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 93.40 four stars
2006-12 03/01/2008 93.82 four stars
2004-12 04/01/2006 88.09 three stars
2003-12 06/01/2005 82.25 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 11-3344389
Name in IRS Master File MAKE THE ROAD NEW YORK
NTEE Code I80
NTEE Classification Legal Services
NTEE Type Crime, Legal-Related
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
(462) Legal aid to indigents
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, 1998
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, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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
$108,296 0.84% Javier Valdes Co-Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$107,018 0.83% Deborah Axt Co-Executive Director
$12,337 0.09% Ana Maria Archila Former Co-Executive Director
$640 0.00% Keeshan Harley Board Member
$240 0.00% Jonathtan Jimenez Board Member

Make the Road New York promotes economic justice, equity and opportunity for all New Yorkers through community and electoral organizing, strategic policy advocacy, leadership development, youth and adult education, and high quality legal and support services. Created in 2007 by the coming together of Make the Road by Walking and the Latin American Integration Center, Make the Road New York is an effort to build power for New York City's low-income and immigrant majority. Make the Road by Walking was founded in 1997 in a Bushwick church basement by local residents to address the potentially devastating effects of welfare reform on America's poor and immigrant communities.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make the Road New York (NY) 89.10 three stars
Freedom From Religion Foundation (WI) 97.17 four stars
Treatment Advocacy Center (VA) 89.32 three stars
Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law (IL) 89.64 three stars
American Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation (CA) 91.45 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Make the Road New York
301 Grove Street
Brooklyn, NY 11237
tel: (718) 418-7690
fax: (718) 418-9635
EIN: 11-3344389

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Board Leadership

Natalia Audi & Gladys Puglla
Co-Chairs

CEO

Deborah Axt & Javier H. Valdés
Co-Executive Directors

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