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Mobilization for Justice (MFY)

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

MFY is a legal aid society based in New York, NY that was founded in 1968. As of 2019 they had $14 million in revenue and $14 million in assets.

Nonprofit law firm dedicated to serving the legal needs of low income New Yorkers and protecting the civil rights of people with disabilities.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Mfy Legal Services.

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Program areas at MFY

HOUSING: Mobilization for Justice works to preserve affordable housing for low-income New Yorkers and prevent homelessness by providing advice, counsel and representation to residents on a wide range of housing issues, including to prevent evictions, obtain repairs, defend succession rights, contest incorrect rents and challenge landlord harassment, among other issues. We also help people preserve their homes by representing them in foreclosure actions.

DISABILITY AND AGING RIGHTS: Mobilization for Justice provides civil legal services for people with mental illness living in the community, including those living in Adult Homes and for seniors living in Nursing Homes. We also work on transportation accessibility.

Form 990s for MFY

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-06Jan 15, 2020990View PDF
2018-06Mar 15, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Oct 11, 2017990View PDF
2016-06Feb 17, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Mar 24, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for MFY

Total grants, contributions, etc.$13,912,824
Program services$492,769
Investment income and dividends$94,400
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$-39,110
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$23,525
Total revenues$14,484,408

Vendors for MFY

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Microsoft ServicesSoftware2019-08-28
█████████Content management system software2019-08-17
████████████████ ██Tax accounting2019-02-28
███████████Communications Equip$110,5702018-06-01
████ ███████ ███Information Tech$192,1682018-06-01
████████ █████████ ███████████ ███████████Subcontract$192,6462018-06-01
██ ████ ██ ███Office Furniture$232,9202018-06-01
████████ █████ █████ ███ █████ ███Audit accounting2016-01-26
...and one more vendors

Personnel at MFY

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Lindsay BascomChief Fiscal Officer$106,681Sept. 18, 2017
Jeanette ZelhofExecutive Director$176,016July 17, 2019
████████ ██████ ████████Director of Operations-Sept. 18, 2017
███████ ████████Director of Communications-Sept. 18, 2017
████ █████Director of Development-Sept. 26, 2017
███ ████████Director of Contract Management and Compliance-Sept. 18, 2017
███████ ██ ██████Director of Litigation for Economic Justice$104,649July 17, 2019
█████ ██ ██████Director of Litigation$118,114July 17, 2019
████ █████Controller-Sept. 18, 2017
████ ██ █████Second Vice Chair$0July 8, 2017
...and six more key personnel

Peer legal aid services

1The Legal Aid Society of Rochester New York (LASROC)501(c)(3)$5.8 millionRochester, NY
2The Bronx Defenders501(c)(3)$37 millionBronx, NY
3Legal Services of Central New York501(c)(3)$7.2 millionSyracuse, NY
4Federal Defenders of Montana (FDOM)501(c)(3)$5.3 millionHelena, MT
5DNA People's Legal Services (DNA)501(c)(3)$4.6 millionWindow Rock, AZ
6East Bay Community Law Center (EBCLC)501(c)(3)$8.4 millionBerkeley, CA
7Advocates for Basic Legal Equality (ABLE)501(c)(3)$8.0 millionToledo, OH
8Law Foundation of Silicon Valley501(c)(3)$11 millionSan Jose, CA
9University Legal Services (ULS)501(c)(3)$4.2 millionWashington, DC
10New Mexico Legal Aid (NMLA)501(c)(3)$7.2 millionAlbuquerque, NM
11Community Health Law Project (CHLP)501(c)(3)$5.7 millionSouth Orange, NJ
12Center for Public Representation (CPR)501(c)(3)$3.7 millionNorthampton, MA
13Community Legal Aid Society501(c)(3)$5.2 millionWilmington, DE
14Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia501(c)(3)$7.1 millionWashington, DC
15Vermont Legal Aid501(c)(3)$7.2 millionBurlington, VT
16Centro Legal De La Raza501(c)(3)$7.7 millionOakland, CA
17Juvenile Law Center501(c)(3)$4.0 millionPhiladelphia, PA
18Legal Aid at Work501(c)(3)$6.0 millionSan Francisco, CA
19South Jersey Legal Services (SJLS)501(c)(3)$10 millionCamden, NJ
20Legal Aid Chicago (LAF)501(c)(3)$15 millionChicago, IL
21Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles (NLS-LA)501(c)(3)$16 millionGlendale, CA
22Nassau-Suffolk Law Services501(c)(3)$8.9 millionHempstead, NY
23Legal Services for New York City (LSNYC)501(c)(3)$13 millionNew York, NY
24Frank H Hiscock Legal Aid Society501(c)(3)$5.8 millionSyracuse, NY
25Legal Aid Society of Suffolk County501(c)(3)$22 millionCentral Islip, NY