Charity ReviewIssued: September 2015 Expires: September 2017
Standards for Charity Accountability
Fortune Society meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
The Fortune Society's mission is to support successful reentry to society from prison and promote alternatives to incarceration, thus strengthening the fabric of communities. This is done by believing in the power of individuals to change; building lives through service programs shaped by the needs and experiences of our clients; and changing minds through education and advocacy to promote the creation of a fair, humane and truly rehabilitative correctional system.
Incorporated: 1967 in NY
Fortune offers a holistic array of programs for formerly incarcerated low-income New Yorkers through a “one-stop shop” model of services that includes assistance with benefits enrollment, case management (crisis intervention, needs assessment, referral and counseling), housing (emergency, congregate, and scatter-site), education (literacy, math, and High School Equivalency exam preparation), employment services (job readiness, hard skills training, job placement and retention), outpatient substance abuse treatment, outpatient mental health services, family services (parenting classes, support groups, family reunification, and legal services), food and nutrition programming (daily hot meals, produce distribution, cooking demonstrations, and nutrition workshops), HIV/AIDS services, and lifetime aftercare. Fortune also offers alternatives to incarceration (ATI), including specialized services for individuals with substance abuse and mental health issues.
CEO: Ms. JoAnne Page, President & CEO Compensation:* $214,558
Board Chair: Mr. L. Dennis Kozlowski
Board Size: 25
Staff: 275* Compensation includes annual salary and, if applicable, benefit plans, expense accounts and other allowances.
% of Related Contributions on Fundraising: 2.10%
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 Fortune Society Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ending Tuesday, June 30, 2015.
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