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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Do Something

Because apathy sucks.

four stars

95.47

19 West 21st St. 8th Floor
New York, NY 10010
tel: (212) 254-2390   Web Site
EIN: 13-3720473

Board Leadership
Steve Buffone
Chairman

CEO
Aria Finger
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.47 four stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
90.5%
  Administrative Expenses 7.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.47
  Program Expenses Growth 25.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 21.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Do Something on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Do Something on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Do Something (NY) 95.47 four stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Carolinas (NC) 90.13 four stars
Boy Scouts of America, Atlanta Area Council (GA) 90.46 four stars
Brigade Boys & Girls Club (NC) 92.02 four stars
Girl Scouts of the USA (NY) 86.90 three stars

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We love teens. They are creative, active, wired... and frustrated that our world is so messed up. DoSomething.org harnesses that awesome energy and unleashes it on causes teens care about. Almost every week, we launch a new national campaign. The call to action is always something that has a real impact and doesn't require money, an adult, or a car. With a goal of 5 million active members by 2015, DoSomething.org is one of the largest organizations in the US for teens and social change.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $8,709,922
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $675,360
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $9,385,282
   Program Service Revenue $2,062,228
Total Primary Revenue $11,447,510
   Other Revenue $111,897
TOTAL REVENUE $11,559,407
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $10,527,827
   Administrative Expenses $716,490
   Fundraising Expenses $205,636
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,449,953
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $109,454
   
Net Assets $13,219,714

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
Calls to Action Campaigns $10,527,827 100.0%

Ratings History
Do Something has received 10 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 12/01/2016 95.47 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 96.66 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 97.09 four stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 97.03 four stars
2012-12 11/01/2013 98.87 four stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 98.98 four stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 94.94 four stars
2010-12 12/23/2011 90.35 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 94.37 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 93.67 four stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 96.07 four stars
2007-12 11/01/2008 94.14 four stars
2006-12 11/01/2007 92.53 four stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 70.84 two stars
2004-12 12/01/2005 71.46 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 13-3720473
Name in IRS Master File DO SOMETHING INC
NTEE Code O20
NTEE Classification Youth Centers, Clubs, Multipurpose
NTEE Type Youth Development
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
(349) Other youth organization or activities
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 Central - the organization is a parent (group ruling) and is not a church or 501(c)(1) organization.
Group Name DO SOMETHING INC
Ruling Date December, 1995
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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
$159,628 1.39% Aria Finger COO, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$141,475 1.23% Nancy Lublin Former Chief Executive Officer

We love teens. They are creative, active, wired... and frustrated that our world is so messed up. DoSomething.org harnesses that awesome energy and unleashes it on causes teens care about. Almost every week, we launch a new national campaign. The call to action is always something that has a real impact and doesn't require money, an adult, or a car. With a goal of 5 million active members by 2015, DoSomething.org is one of the largest organizations in the US for teens and social change.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Do Something (NY) 95.47 four stars
Boys & Girls Club of Dane County (WI) 90.45 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland Metropolitan Area (OR) 91.82 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeast Virginia (VA) 87.22 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Evangeline Area Council (LA) 87.25 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Do Something
19 West 21st St.
8th Floor
New York, NY 10010
tel: (212) 254-2390
EIN: 13-3720473

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Board Leadership

Steve Buffone
Chairman

CEO

Aria Finger
Chief Executive Officer

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