EIN 23-7061382

Special Olympics New York

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Special Olympics New York promotes and conducts athletic instruction and competition for individuals with intellectual disabilities. The organization offers the Sony 'Healthy Athletes' program, which provided 183 health screenings across multiple disciplines including hearing, dental, and optometry. Athletes trained with coaches and certified volunteers for a total of 603,588 service hours across multiple initiatives. They were trained and educated in traditional sports.
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Program areas at Special Olympics New York

Games and competitions: sony provided training and competition sport seasons (winter, summer, and fall albeit truncated by the covid pandemic). The individuals served by sony range in age from 2 years to 90 years and have been diagnosed with an intellectual disability or a cognitive delay. Competitions are held in nine regions around the state and athletes advance from local competition to regional, super-regional, and statewide competitions in each of the three seasons with potential advancement to national and world games available in all 23 sports. Sony hosted 102 competitive events for a total of 92,800 regional service hours, 2,552 state games service hours, and 1,892,379 public school service hours in the 2021 program year. Again, all activity was curtailed during 2021 due to the ongoing pandemic.
Athlete and coach's education and health services: the sony 'healthyathletes' program offered 183 health screenings that provided themwith the opportunity to meet with health professionals across multipledisciplines including: hearing, dental, optometry, nutrition,occupational therapy, podiatry, fitness, nutrition and physical therapyfor the purpose of evaluation and consultation. Sony offered an'athlete leadership' program for athletes who are gaining skills aspublic speakers by sharing our Special Olympics movement through publicoutlets. Sony engages a total of 12,037 volunteers; 3,789 who areformally certified as coaches. In 2021, sony held 80 volunteertraining sessions for a total of 6,734 training hours. All certified personnel receive a general orientation, a background check, and specialized protective behavior training. Each certified volunteer is recertified every 3 years. All statistics are significantly lower than prior years due to the pandemic.
Athletes training: sony athletes train with coaches and certified volunteers for a total of 603,588 service hours. Sony provided service to athletes across multiple initiatives. Athletes were trained and educated in the following traditional sports during 2020 (all in athlete numbers): alpine skiing - 163; athletics (track & field) 5,795; basketball 4,381; bocce - 130; bowling - 712; cross country skiing - 77; cycling - 69; distance running - 65; equestrian - 12; figure skating - 48; floor hockey 1,640; soccer - 721; golf - 71; gymnastics - 46; matp - 429; power lifting - 20; snow boarding - 12; snow shoeing - 530; softball - 278; swimming - 129; tennis - 87; volleyball - 284; young athletes 1190; project unify athletes 3,480, partners 3,404. Again, all statistics are significantly lower than prior years due to the pandemic.

Who funds Special Olympics New York

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Special OlympicsProgram Assistance$1,617,167
The Taft FoundationNyc Support$100,000
Mother Cabrini Health FoundationStatewide Fitness Programming$76,274
...and 78 more grants received totalling $2,242,592

Personnel at Special Olympics New York

Stacy HengstermanPresident and Chief Executive Officer Eff 7 and 1 and 18$203,337
Ray PolikoskiVice President of Finance$153,915
Robyn ArmandoVice President of Marketing and Community Engagement / President and Chief Executive Officer / Vice President of Marketing and Communications$115,154
Renee SnyderVice President of Development / Vice President Development / Vice President , Development and Public Awareness$145,182
Stephen E FullerVice President of Programs / Vice President Program$131,990
...and 12 more key personnel

Financials for Special Olympics New York

RevenuesFYE 12/2021
Total grants, contributions, etc.$7,267,483
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$106,688
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$68,704
Net income from fundraising events$704,032
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$37,906
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$8,184,813

Form 990s for Special Olympics New York

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-122021-08-19990View PDF
2019-122021-02-22990View PDF
2018-122019-11-08990View PDF
2017-122018-10-16990View PDF
2016-122017-11-14990View PDF
...and 7 more Form 990s

Organizations like Special Olympics New York

Special Olympics GeorgiaNorcross, GA$4,133,165
Special Olympics KentuckyFrankfort, KY$3,582,891
Special Olympics Connecticut (SOCT)Hamden, CT$6,428,679
Special Olympics FloridaClermont, FL$13,309,920
Special Olympics Michigan (SOMI)Mount Pleasant, MI$10,034,005
Special Olympics Illinois (SOILL)Normal, IL$11,507,076
Special Olympics Northern CaliforniaPleasant Hill, CA$12,718,855
Special Olympics Arizona (SOAZ)Goodyear, AZ$5,818,236
Special Olympics TennesseeNashville, TN$2,335,647
Special Olympics OhioColumbus, OH$4,556,418
Data update history
May 5, 2023
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $10,000 from Carmax Foundation
October 1, 2022
Used new vendors
Identified 2 new vendors, including , and
August 14, 2022
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
August 3, 2022
Updated personnel
Identified 3 new personnel
August 2, 2022
Received grants
Identified 11 new grant, including a grant for $1,399,183 from Special Olympics
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Sports competitionsSports organizationsHeadquarter / parent organizationsCharities
Human servicesSports
LobbyingFundraising eventsState / local levelReceives government fundingCommunity engagement / volunteeringFundraising races, competitions, and tournamentsTax deductible donations
General information
94 New Karner Rd 208
Albany, NY 12203
Metro area
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY
Website URL
(518) 388-0790
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IRS details
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
N70: Amateur Sports Competitions
NAICS code, primary
713990: Amateur Sports, Youth Sports, and Recreational Services
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