Charity ReviewIssued: February 2016 Expires: February 2018
Jacob A. Riis Neighborhood Settlement House
Standards for Charity Accountability
Jacob A. Riis Neighborhood Settlement House meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
Jacob A. Riis Neighborhood Settlement House builds and strengthens underserved communities in Western Queens and acts as a catalyst for change.
Incorporated: 1902 in NY
Jacob A. Riis Neighborhood Settlement House is comprised of three primary departments. Riis Academy for Youth provides a continuum of high-quality academic enrichment and social development services that progressing toward post-secondary success in college and careers for young people in grades kindergarten through 12 who are predominantly residents of the local Queensbridge, Ravenswood and Astoria NYCHA public housing developments. Their Immigrant Services program provides Adult Literacy English for Speakers of Other Languages classes, legal services, case management, civic engagement, and worker cooperative development programming to help a robust immigrant population acquire the skills and tools they need to improve their standard of living. The Senior Services program provides health education, nutritious meals, case management and assistance, and recreation activities to help other adults in the community successfully age in place.
Board Chair: Mr. Michael Bingold, Treasurer Business Affiliation: Flushing Bank
CEO: Mr. Christopher Hanway, Executive Director Compensation:* $95,000
Board Size: 16
Staff: 135* Compensation includes annual salary and, if applicable, benefit plans, expense accounts and other allowances.
% of Related Contributions on Fundraising: 5.07%
This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.
The following information is based on Jacob A. Riis Neighborhood Settlement House Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ending Monday, June 30, 2014.
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