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FDNY Foundation

Supporting the critical life saving work of the FDNY

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four stars

95.07

9 MetroTech Center Room 5E-10
Brooklyn, NY 11201
tel: (718) 999-0779   Web Site
EIN: 11-2632404

Board Leadership
Stephen L. Ruzow
Chairman

CEO
Jean O'Shea
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.07 four stars
  Financial 93.04 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The FDNY Foundation supports the critical life saving work of the Fire Department of New York (FDNY). As the official fundraising vehicle for the FDNY for more than two decades, the Foundation works collaboratively with the Fire Department to support its most crucial priorities; to reduce firefighter and civilian deaths and injury. The Foundation continues to support FDNY initiatives for education, fire prevention, training and equipment needs that are not funded through city, state or federal budgets. Each year the FDNY Foundation, in conjunction with the FDNY, supports various projects and programs including: FDNY Fire Zone, a state of the art fire safety learning center; Fire Zone on the Road, a fire safety outreach campaign; fire safety public awareness campaigns; and The Family Assistance Program, which provides assistance to the families of fallen firefighters.

The FDNY Foundation supports the critical life saving work of the Fire Department of New York (FDNY). As the official fundraising vehicle for the FDNY for more than two decades, the Foundation works collaboratively with the Fire Department to support its most crucial priorities; to reduce firefighter and civilian deaths and injury. The Foundation continues to support FDNY initiatives for education, fire prevention, training and equipment needs that are not funded through city, state or federal budgets. Each year the FDNY Foundation, in conjunction with the FDNY, supports various projects and programs including: FDNY Fire Zone, a state of the art fire safety learning center; Fire Zone on the Road, a fire safety outreach campaign; fire safety public awareness campaigns; and The Family Assistance Program, which provides assistance to the families of fallen firefighters.

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Financial

four stars

93.04

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
92.3%
  Administrative Expenses 3.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.95
  Program Expenses Growth 1.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by FDNY Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by FDNY Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
FDNY Foundation (NY) 95.07 four stars
Correctional Peace Officers Foundation (CA) 86.30 three stars
Atlanta Police Foundation (GA) 91.51 four stars
National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (MD) 90.81 four stars
California Fire Foundation (CA) 86.56 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,006,741
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,952,245
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $147,889
Total Contributions $7,106,875
   Program Service Revenue $481,950
Total Primary Revenue $7,588,825
   Other Revenue $1,273,266
TOTAL REVENUE $8,862,091
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,940,289
   Administrative Expenses $291,060
   Fundraising Expenses $284,959
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,516,308
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,345,783
   
Net Assets $13,876,805

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
Fire and Life Safety Programs $4,533,304 76.3%
Firezone Education Program $1,055,271 17.8%
Wellness Programs $351,714 5.9%

Ratings History
FDNY Foundation has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 09/03/2019 95.07 four stars
2017-06 09/01/2018 98.23 four stars
2016-06 12/22/2017 98.37 four stars
2015-06 04/01/2017 98.23 four stars
2015-06 03/01/2017 96.66 four stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 94.74 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 94.50 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 89.47 three stars
2013-06 12/22/2014 97.11 four stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 90.73 four stars
2011-06 07/01/2012 86.33 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 85.09 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 05/01/2011 75.65 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 11-2632404
Name in IRS Master File FDNY FOUNDATION
NTEE Code M11
NTEE Classification Single Organization Support
NTEE Type Public Safety, Disaster Preparedness and Relief
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (927) Fundraising
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, 1982
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$171,453 2.63% Jean O'Shea Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
FDNY Foundation (NY) 95.07 four stars
California Fire Foundation (CA) 86.56 three stars
Los Angeles Police Foundation (CA) 88.40 three stars
Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation (NY) 98.23 four stars
Wildland Firefighter Foundation (ID) 98.06 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

FDNY Foundation
9 MetroTech Center
Room 5E-10
Brooklyn, NY 11201
tel: (718) 999-0779
fax: (718) 999-7124
EIN: 11-2632404

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Board Leadership

Stephen L. Ruzow
Chairman

CEO

Jean O'Shea
Executive Director

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