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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

88.46

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

Board Leadership
Ana Maria Archila & Gladys Puglla
Co-Chairs

CEO
Jose Lopez & Arlenis Morel
Co-Executive Directors

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.46
  Financial 93.60
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00
This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

Financial

93.60

Accountability & Transparency

85.00

This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
81.9%
  Administrative Expenses 12.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.35
  Program Expenses Growth 9.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 38.5%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make the Road New York (NY) 88.46
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund (NY) 91.67
Southeastern Legal Foundation (GA) 91.36
American Immigration Council (DC) 92.05
Colorado Children's Campaign (CO) 90.47

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $13,034,709
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $42,245
   Fundraising Events $209,872
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $10,975,244
Total Contributions $24,262,070
   Program Service Revenue $443,334
Total Primary Revenue $24,705,404
   Other Revenue $234,307
TOTAL REVENUE $24,939,711
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $17,159,772
   Administrative Expenses $2,923,022
   Fundraising Expenses $1,053,094
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $21,135,888
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,803,823
   
Net Assets $25,231,546

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
Legal and Support Services $8,122,019 47.3%
Organizing Projects $4,742,810 27.6%
Adult Education $2,160,398 12.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 09/01/2021 88.46
2018-12 06/01/2020 86.43
2017-12 04/01/2019 86.98
2016-12 06/01/2018 86.19
2015-12 07/01/2017 87.25
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.10
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 82.49
2012-12 06/01/2014 81.56
2011-12 07/01/2013 82.44
2010-12 04/01/2012 83.12
2009-12 09/20/2011 83.15
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 03/01/2011 93.77
2008-12 03/01/2010 93.91
2007-12 05/01/2009 93.40
2006-12 03/01/2008 93.82
2004-12 04/01/2006 88.09
2003-12 06/01/2005 82.25

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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$127,385 0.60% Javier Valdes Co-Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$125,830 0.59% Deborah Axt Co-Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make the Road New York (NY) 88.46
Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (CA) 89.08
American Association of People with Disabilities (DC) 95.53
RESIST, INC. (MA) 86.12
Kentucky Coalition (KY) 94.16

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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

Ana Maria Archila & Gladys Puglla
Co-Chairs

CEO

Jose Lopez & Arlenis Morel
Co-Executive Directors

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