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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
██ ████ ██ ███Office Furniture$232,9202018-06-01
████████ █████████ ███████████ ███████████Subcontract$192,6462018-06-01
████ ███████ ███Information Tech$192,1682018-06-01
███████████Communications Equip$110,5702018-06-01
████████ █████ █████ ███ █████ ███Audit accounting2016-01-26
...and one more vendors

Personnel at MFY

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Eric AltermanChief Development Officer-Sept. 30, 2020
Lindsay BascomChief Fisc Officer$106,681Sept. 30, 2020
████████ ██████Of Counsel / Executive Director / Of Counsel$176,016Sept. 30, 2020
███████ ██████Interim Executive Director-Sept. 30, 2020
████████ ██████Bistoury, Director of Operations-Sept. 30, 2020
███ ████████Director of Contract Management and Compliance-Sept. 30, 2020
███████ ██ ██████Director of Litigation for Economic Justice$104,649Sept. 30, 2020
█████ ██ ██████Director of Litigation$118,114Sept. 30, 2020
███████ ████Managing Attorney-Sept. 30, 2020
████ █████Controller-Sept. 30, 2020
...and seven more key personnel

Peer legal aid services

1The Children's Law Center501(c)(3)$10 millionBrooklyn, NY
2Neighborhood Legal Services501(c)(3)$5.2 millionBuffalo, NY
3Legal Services of the Hudson Valley (LSHV)501(c)(3)$18 millionWhite Plains, NY
4New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG)501(c)(3)$29 millionNew York, NY
5Legal Assistance of Western New York (LAWNY)501(c)(3)$11 millionGeneva, NY
6Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation (NMIC)501(c)(3)$15 millionNew York, NY
7Urban Justice Center501(c)(3)$37 millionNew York, NY
8Neighborhood Defender Service501(c)(3)$10 millionNew York, NY
9The Legal Aid Society of Rochester New York (LASROC)501(c)(3)$6.2 millionRochester, NY
10Lawyers Alliance for New York (LANY)501(c)(3)$6.1 millionNew York, NY
11Empire Justice Center501(c)(3)$6.9 millionRochester, NY
12Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo (LABB)501(c)(3)$10 millionBuffalo, NY
13The City Bar Fund501(c)(3)$9.5 millionNew York, NY
14Legal Services for New York City (LSNYC)501(c)(3)$13 millionNew York, NY
15Nassau-Suffolk Law Services501(c)(3)$9.4 millionHempstead, NY
16Legal Aid Society of Suffolk County501(c)(3)$22 millionCentral Islip, NY
17Frank H Hiscock Legal Aid Society501(c)(3)$5.8 millionSyracuse, NY
18Legal Aid Society of Nassau County501(c)(3)$7.8 millionHempstead, NY
19Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York501(c)(3)$6.7 millionUtica, NY
20Legal Services of Central New York501(c)(3)$7.2 millionSyracuse, NY
21Brooklyn Defender Services (BDS)501(c)(3)$49 millionBrooklyn, NY
22Brooklyn Legal Services (BLS)501(c)(3)$22 millionNew York, NY
23Center for Elder Law and Justice501(c)(3)$4.4 millionBuffalo, NY
24Prisoners Legal Services of New York501(c)(3)$5.4 millionAlbany, NY
25The Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New YorkInc501(c)(3)$11 millionAlbany, NY