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Brooklyn Legal Services Corporation

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

Brooklyn Legal Services Corporation is a legal aid society based in Brooklyn, NY that was founded in 1967. As of 2019 they had $8.2 million in revenue and $5.1 million in assets.

To advance social and economic justice by empowering communities through innovative, collaborative, neighborhood-based legal representation and advocacy.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Brooklyn Legal Services Corporation A.

(718) 487-2300
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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. In 2018, we represented 64 non-profit on 78 development and operation projects and provided services to small businesses on 312 commercial lease matters, which impacted the lives of 268,535 individuals and families.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.- Provided legal representation to 766 individual tenants ...

Form 990s for Brooklyn Legal Services Corporation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Dec 5, 2019990View PDF
2017-12Dec 22, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Nov 7, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Jan 18, 2017990View PDF
2014-12Oct 6, 2015990View PDF
...and nine more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Brooklyn Legal Services Corporation

Total grants, contributions, etc.$7,390,348
Program services$464,732
Investment income and dividends$0
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$402,199
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$9,239
Total revenues$8,266,518

Vendors for Brooklyn Legal Services Corporation

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
DonorPerfectFundraising software2020-05-27
█████████Content management system software2020-05-27
████████ ███████Marketing software2020-05-27
██████ ███ █████████ ████Tax accounting2019-12-05
█████████ ████████Software2018-08-19

Personnel at Brooklyn Legal Services Corporation

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Joshua HoffmanChief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer$164,684Dec. 31, 2018
Wayne A. FrancisChief Operating Officer-Sept. 23, 2020
████ ██ █████Chief Financial Officer-Sept. 23, 2020
███████ █████████Chief Human Resources and Diversity Officer-Sept. 23, 2020
██████ █████████Chief Counsel$127,482Dec. 31, 2018
███████ █ ████Executive Director / Executive Dir.$136,705Dec. 5, 2019
█████ ██ █████████Acting Brooklyn Project Director-July 17, 2019
███████ █████Program Director$102,732Dec. 31, 2018
████ █████████████Acting Project Director-July 17, 2019
███████ █████Program Director$117,657Dec. 31, 2018
...and 15 more key personnel

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