EIN 13-2605599

Brooklyn Legal Services Corporation

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To advance social and economic justice by empowering communities through innovative, collaborative, neighborhood-based legal representation and advocacy.
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Program areas at Brooklyn Legal Services Corporation

Community and Economic Development (CED)We represent small businesses and not-for-profit organizations that provide culturally relevant and essential services to underserved communities, organize tenants, build affordable housing, expand access to health and dental care, and establish community-run senior centers, schools and daycare facilities, and undertake other activities that help alleviate the negative repercussions of poverty. CED attorneys work both as in-house and special project counsel, offering our clients ongoing, long-term representation. Preserving Affordable HousingWe prevent homelessness and displacement and support the creation and preservation of affordable housing by representing tenants individually and collectively, through tenants associations, defending them in eviction proceedings, and, if necessary, bringing affirmative cases to stop landlord neglect and harassment.Handled cases providing legal representation to individual tenants, fighting eviction and displacement. Provided legal representation to tenant associations, community groups and community coalitions impacting the lives of residents. Consumer and Economic AdvocacyWe empower underrepresented consumers to assert their rights in the marketplace, and courts, in order to be financially stable. CEA attorneys provide legal assistance, including advice, advocacy and litigation services, to homeowners facing foreclosure and/or victimized by predatory lending practices and to low-income taxpayers who have disputes with the IRS and/or NYS.- Served homeowners facing foreclosure.- Served low-income taxpayers with IRS/NYS tax issues.- Impacted individuals and families facing foreclosure and tax issues through trainings and pro se workshops.

Grants made by Brooklyn Legal Services Corporation

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Volunteers of Legal ServiceLease Assistance Program$670,000
Community DevelopmentLease Assistance Program$153,617

Who funds Brooklyn Legal Services Corporation

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
The Center for New York City NeighborhoodsHousing & Legal Counseling$55,000
Wachtell Lipton Rosen and Katz FoundationGeneral Program Support$50,000
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$13,000
...and 5 more grants received

Personnel at Brooklyn Legal Services Corporation

Alexander HorwitzChief Operating Officer
David RuanChief Financial Officer$186,425
Kirsten SoberanisChief Human Resources and Diversity Officer
Jessica RoseExecutive Director / Program Director$213,964
Charnyl RevereDirector Operations$127,808
...and 18 more key personnel

Financials for Brooklyn Legal Services Corporation

RevenuesFYE 06/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$10,762,612
Program services$152,950
Investment income and dividends$0
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$437,098
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$131,668
Total revenues$11,484,328

Form 990s for Brooklyn Legal Services Corporation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-062023-04-25990View PDF
2021-062022-04-08990View PDF
2020-062021-04-27990View PDF
2019-062021-06-03990View PDF
2018-122019-12-05990View PDF
...and 13 more Form 990s
Data update history
July 10, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
July 1, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 4 new personnel
June 28, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
June 13, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2021
May 24, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 5 new personnel
Nonprofit Types
Crime and legal aid organizationsLegal service nonprofitsCharities
Human servicesCrime and lawLegal services
Political advocacyFundraising eventsState / local levelReceives government fundingManagement and technical assistanceTax deductible donations
General information
260 Broadway Suite 2
Brooklyn, NY 11211
Metro area
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
Kings County, NY
Website URL
(718) 487-2300
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
Fiscal year end
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
I80: Legal Services
NAICS code, primary
5411: Legal Services
Parent/child status
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