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Friends of Crown Heights Educational Centers (FOCH)

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

FOCH is a day care center based in Brooklyn, NY that was founded in 2000. As of 2018 they had $37 million in revenue and $9.0 million in assets.

The Friends of Crown Heights Educational Centers are committed to fostering the healthy development of every child in our care.

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Program areas at FOCH

FOCH is currently the single largest contracted provider od subsidized child care and early childhood under the New York City Early Learn Program. We currently operate 20 fully funded Early Learn centers in Brooklyn, Manattan and Staten Island, serving a combined enrollment of 1,934 children in our pre-school and infant/toddler programs, of whom 117 are also federally funded Head Start participants. Our Early Learn child -care and pre-school programs provide year round , center-based service of up to 10 hours per day for children aged three months to four years old. All programs are licensed by New York City Dept of Health and Mental Hygiene DOHMH, and staffed by certified, multi-lungual teachers and providers implementing a multicultural curriculum. All children receive a developmentally appropriate education. free daily nutritious meals and snacks prepared on site , and access to community resources such as dental and medical screenings.Our programs also include a ...

Department of Education UPK/Pre-K for All In addition to our Early Learn progra, FOCH is also a contracted provider of Universal Pre-K services for eligible four year olds. We currently operate at seven sites in the Crown Heights, Flatbush and East New York sections of Brooklyn. The vision of our UPK program is to ensure that all children develop the necessary foundation for lifelong learning., self-confidence, creativity and social-emotional development. Utalizing the Creative Curriculum/Teaching Strategies Gold, which aligns with the New York State Prekindergarten Foundation for Common Core, our program employs multi-sensory and multi-cultural approches to maximizing the learning opportunities for all children and facilitate their acquistion of age-appropriate cognitive, lingustic, gross/fine motor, social-emotional and self-help skills. Our program also promotes the foundational importance of parental anfd family engagement in the successful education of every child, and is closely aligned wioth the unique interests and needs of the communities we ...

CACFP Family Care Network Under contract with the State of New York, FOCH also administers the Child and Adult Care Progra CACFP- a nutrion education and meal reimbursement program enabling some 400 independent providers 25-65 years old in our Family Child Care Network to serve nutritious and safely prepared meals and snacks to children under their care. All meals sereved by the participating providers must meet minimum guidelines set by the U.S. Dept of Agriculture USDA. Serving nutritious meals helps improve and maintain the health and nutritional status of children in day care and can help young children develop good eating habits. FOCH delivers the technical support and administrative oversight required to ensure that providers in the network meet the federally mandated nutritional standards of the program and obtain appropriate reimbursement for expensres incurred.

Form 990s for FOCH

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-06Nov 4, 2019990View PDF
2017-06May 14, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Sep 25, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Jul 27, 2016990View PDF
2014-06Mar 12, 2015990View PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for FOCH

Total grants, contributions, etc.$34,201,750
Program services$3,583,974
Investment income and dividends$0
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$65,150
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$0
Total revenues$37,850,874

Vendors for FOCH

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Barry Popick CPATax accounting; Audit accounting2020-03-21
███████ ███████Security Mainrenance$102,9212018-06-01
█████ ██████Construction$105,4262018-06-01
███ █████Construction$319,4252018-06-01
█████ █████Construction$766,6002018-06-01

Personnel at FOCH

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Ligaya DecastroChief Financial Officer / CFP-April 6, 2019
Vaughan P. A. ToneyExecutive Director$255,000Nov. 4, 2019
█████ █████ █████Executive Director Foch Zadie Davis Early Childhood Academy-Aug. 9, 2019
██████ ███████Educational Director-Aug. 9, 2019
████████ ██████Secretary$0June 30, 2018
██████ ██████Second Vice Chairperson$0June 30, 2018
█████ ███████Treasurer$0June 30, 2018
█████ ██████Chairperson$0June 30, 2018
███████ ██████First Vice Chairperson$0June 30, 2018
...and one more key personnel

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