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Research and Public Policy : Social and Public Policy Research

New York Public Interest Research Group Fund

Educating and empowering residents across New York State

four stars

90.37

9 Murray Street Lower Level
New York, NY 10007
tel: (212) 349-6460   Web Site
EIN: 13-2876109

Board Leadership
Jay Halfon
President

CEO
Blair Horner
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.37 four stars
  Financial 91.98 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The New York Public Interest Research Group Fund (NYPIRG) seeks to empower, train and educate students and community members through organizing and advocacy efforts in order to solve significant problems affecting the health, environment, democratic institutions and quality of life for New York State's residents. Our principal areas of concern are environmental protection, consumer rights, higher education, government reform, voter registration, mass transit and public health.

The New York Public Interest Research Group Fund (NYPIRG) seeks to empower, train and educate students and community members through organizing and advocacy efforts in order to solve significant problems affecting the health, environment, democratic institutions and quality of life for New York State's residents. Our principal areas of concern are environmental protection, consumer rights, higher education, government reform, voter registration, mass transit and public health.

Financial

four stars

91.98

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 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)
83.2%
  Administrative Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.32
  Program Expenses Growth 16.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by New York Public Interest Research Group Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by New York Public Interest Research Group Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
New York Public Interest Research Group Fund (NY) 90.37 four stars
Colorado Center on Law and Policy (CO) 93.06 four stars
The Land Institute (KS) 95.63 four stars
Population Reference Bureau (DC) 93.32 four stars
Freedom Foundation (WA) 87.01 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,462,427
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,462,427
   Program Service Revenue $15,899
Total Primary Revenue $4,478,326
   Other Revenue $268,496
TOTAL REVENUE $4,746,822
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,931,458
   Administrative Expenses $346,333
   Fundraising Expenses $429,501
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,707,292
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $39,530
   
Net Assets $1,426,952

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History
New York Public Interest Research Group Fund has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-08 04/01/2021 90.37 four stars
2018-08 08/01/2019 90.27 four stars
2017-08 02/01/2019 78.50 two stars
2016-08 06/01/2018 74.20 two stars
2016-08 02/01/2018 65.89 one star
2015-08 02/01/2017 70.72 two stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 68.38 one star
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 11/01/2015 66.25 one star
2013-08 02/01/2015 70.47 two stars
2012-08 12/01/2013 74.23 two stars
2011-08 12/01/2012 63.04 one star
2010-08 12/23/2011 60.28 one star
2009-08 09/20/2011 77.39 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-08 02/01/2011 85.09 three stars
2008-08 03/01/2010 63.38 one star
2007-08 12/01/2008 71.73 two stars
2006-08 05/01/2008 61.65 one star
2005-08 12/01/2006 64.07 one star
2004-08 11/01/2005 70.34 two 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 13-2876109
Name in IRS Master File NEW YORK PUBLIC INTEREST RESEARCH GROUP FUND INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (124) Study and research (non-scientific)
(125) Giving information or opinion (see also Advocacy)
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 April, 1977
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • August, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
$81,437 1.73% Blair Horner Executive Director $16,620

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
New York Public Interest Research Group Fund (NY) 90.37 four stars
Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (MN) 87.92 three stars
North Carolina Justice Center (NC) 92.22 four stars
Center for a New American Security (DC) 91.39 four stars
Institute for Local Self-Reliance (DC) 90.45 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

New York Public Interest Research Group Fund
9 Murray Street
Lower Level
New York, NY 10007
tel: (212) 349-6460
fax: (212) 349-1366
EIN: 13-2876109

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Board Leadership

Jay Halfon
President

CEO

Blair Horner
Executive Director

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