Environment : Botanical Gardens, Parks, and Nature Centers

Riverside Park Conservancy

Working side by Riverside

four stars

92.23

475 Riverside Drive Suite 455
New York, NY 10115
tel: (212) 870-3070   Web Site
EIN: 13-3443825

Board Leadership
Micah Lasher
Chair

CEO
Dan Garodnick
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.23 four stars
  Financial 89.02 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1986, the Riverside Park Conservancy nurtures Riverside Park's well-being, helps preserve its historic nature and leads the community in developing active stewardship. The Conservancy works to preserve and improve New York's classic waterfront green space. The Conservancy's activities include: training an extensive volunteer corps, helping organize neighborhood groups, advocating with public officials, and offering environmental education experiences for children and families.

Founded in 1986, the Riverside Park Conservancy nurtures Riverside Park's well-being, helps preserve its historic nature and leads the community in developing active stewardship. The Conservancy works to preserve and improve New York's classic waterfront green space. The Conservancy's activities include: training an extensive volunteer corps, helping organize neighborhood groups, advocating with public officials, and offering environmental education experiences for children and families.

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Financial

three stars

89.02

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
81.6%
  Administrative Expenses 9.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.79
  Program Expenses Growth 17.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Riverside Park Conservancy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Riverside Park Conservancy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,854,771
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $42,998
   Fundraising Events $192,136
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,089,905
   Program Service Revenue $2,551,568
Total Primary Revenue $6,641,473
   Other Revenue $528,838
TOTAL REVENUE $7,170,311
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,912,089
   Administrative Expenses $408,366
   Fundraising Expenses $469,995
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,790,450
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,379,861
   
Net Assets $4,717,645

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$143,505 2.47% Daniel Garodnick President, CEO

Mission

Founded in 1986, the Riverside Park Conservancy nurtures Riverside Park's well-being, helps preserve its historic nature and leads the community in developing active stewardship. The Conservancy works to preserve and improve New York's classic waterfront green space. The Conservancy's activities include: training an extensive volunteer corps, helping organize neighborhood groups, advocating with public officials, and offering environmental education experiences for children and families.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Riverside Park Conservancy (NY) 92.23 four stars
Houston Parks Board (TX) 94.34 four stars
Austin Parks Foundation (TX) 90.04 four stars
Forest Park Forever (MO) 90.33 four stars
Minneapolis Parks Foundation (MN) 87.25 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Riverside Park Conservancy
475 Riverside Drive
Suite 455
New York, NY 10115
tel: (212) 870-3070
fax: (212) 870-3079
EIN: 13-3443825

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Board Leadership

Micah Lasher
Chair

CEO

Dan Garodnick
President and CEO