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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

SAGE

We refuse to be Invisible.

four stars

94.01

305 Seventh Avenue 15th Floor
New York, NY 10001
tel: (212) 741-2247   Web Site
EIN: 13-2947657

Board Leadership
Elizabeth F. Schwartz & Kevin Williams
Co-Chairs

CEO
Michael Adams
Chief Executive Officer

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.01 four stars
  Financial 92.08 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

SAGE is the world's oldest and largest non-profit agency dedicated to serving and advocating for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender seniors. Since its inception, SAGE has pioneered programs and services for seniors in the LGBT community, provided technical assistance and training to expand opportunities for LGBT older people across the country, and provided a national voice on LGBT aging issues.

SAGE is the world's oldest and largest non-profit agency dedicated to serving and advocating for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender seniors. Since its inception, SAGE has pioneered programs and services for seniors in the LGBT community, provided technical assistance and training to expand opportunities for LGBT older people across the country, and provided a national voice on LGBT aging issues.

Financial

four stars

92.08

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 04/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
74.8%
  Administrative Expenses 10.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.48
  Program Expenses Growth 11.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by SAGE on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by SAGE on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
SAGE (NY) 94.01 four stars
OutRight Action International (NY) 90.71 four stars
Center on Halsted (IL) 92.92 four stars
Lambda Legal (NY) 89.56 three stars
GLSEN (NY) 85.76 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,133,456
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $36,696
   Fundraising Events $623,500
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $3,769,806
Total Contributions $11,563,458
   Program Service Revenue $200,259
Total Primary Revenue $11,763,717
   Other Revenue $392,416
TOTAL REVENUE $12,156,133
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,676,784
   Administrative Expenses $1,009,968
   Fundraising Expenses $1,094,426
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,781,178
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,374,955
   
Net Assets $11,404,994

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
Direct Services $5,178,198 77.6%
Public Outreach $1,498,586 22.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 04/01/2018 94.01 four stars
2016-06 12/22/2017 92.52 four stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 87.87 three stars
2014-06 07/01/2016 89.28 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 89.11 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 02/01/2016 87.29 three stars
2014-06 12/01/2015 85.37 three stars
2013-06 09/01/2014 92.58 four stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 89.97 three stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 90.91 four stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 90.80 four stars
2010-06 04/01/2012 89.48 three stars
2010-06 12/01/2011 87.24 three stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 84.45 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/01/2010 87.37 three stars
2008-06 11/01/2009 85.75 three stars
2007-06 11/01/2008 80.28 three stars
2006-06 10/01/2007 77.23 two stars
2005-06 11/01/2006 84.90 three stars
2004-06 11/01/2005 87.92 three 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 13-2947657
Name in IRS Master File SERVICES & ADVOCACY FOR GAY LESBIAN BISEXUAL & TRANSGENDER ELDERS INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (995) Described in section 509(a)(2) of the Code
(575) Services for the aged (see also 153 ad 382)
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 September, 1978
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, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$250,918 2.85% Michael Adams Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
SAGE (NY) 94.01 four stars
Pride Foundation (WA) 97.29 four stars
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center (NY) 90.24 four stars
Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice (NY) 91.45 four stars
Center on Halsted (IL) 92.92 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

SAGE
305 Seventh Avenue
15th Floor
New York, NY 10001
tel: (212) 741-2247
fax: (212) 366-1947
EIN: 13-2947657

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Board Leadership

Elizabeth F. Schwartz & Kevin Williams
Co-Chairs

CEO

Michael Adams
Chief Executive Officer

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