BOTTOMLESS CLOSET

Address
16 EAST 52ND STREET NO 15FL
NEW YORK, NY 10022
Contact
Website: http://bottomlessclosetnyc.org
Phone: +1 (212) 563-2499
Nonprofit
NTEE: S40 - Business and Industry
EIN: 13-4037622

Mission

THE ORGANIZATION'S MISSION IS TO REDUCE THE BARRIERS NEW YORK CITY WOMEN FACE IN THE SEARCH FOR EMPLOYMENT AS WELL AS PROVIDE ON-GOING SUPPORT AND EDUCATION SO THAT THEY GAIN THE TOOLS TO SUCCEED IN THEIR PROFESSIONAL LIVES. THE ORGANIZATION OFFERS AN INNOVATIVE APPROACH TO WORKFORCE PREPARATION FOR DISADVANTAGED NEW YORK CITY WOMEN TRANSITIONING FROM UNEMPLOYMENT AND PUBLIC ASSISTANCE TO WORK.
 201620152014
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1998
Subsection501(c)(3)
Organization typeCorporation
Metropolitan statistical area5602
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$118,341.00  
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$118,341.00$156,000.00$150,000.00
Number of employees11119
Number of people compensated >$100k111
Number of volunteers181250 
Number of highly compensated contractors0  
Personnel
Abrons, Iris
Title VICE PRESIDEVICE PRESIDE
Name of key/compensated person IRIS ABRONSIRIS ABRONS
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00
Position OfficerOfficer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Bijur, Priscilla
Title BOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person PRISCILLA BIJURPRISCILLA BIJUR
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00
Position Individual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Blackman, Anne
TitleDIRECTORBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated personANNE BLACKMANANNE BLACKMANANNE BLACKMAN
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Chang, Christine
TitleCHAIRCHAIRTREASURER
Name of key/compensated personCHRISTINE CHANGCHRISTINE CHANGCHRISTINE CHANG
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or director, OfficerOfficerIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Conigliaro, Laura
Title BOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person LAURA CONIGLIAROLAURA CONIGLIARO
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00
Position Individual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Davisson, Katherine
TitleDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personKATHERINE DAVISSON  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionIndividual trustee or director  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Dopp, Rebekah
TitleDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personREBEKAH DOPP  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionIndividual trustee or director  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Farrell, Kendall
Title EXE DIRECTOREXE DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person KENDALL FARRELLKENDALL FARRELL
Reportable compensation from org $156,000.00$150,000.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00
Position Former employeeHighly compensated employee
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Gardner, Arlyn
TitleDIRECTORSR. V. PRES.SR. V. PRES.
Name of key/compensated personARLYN GARDNERARLYN GARDNERARLYN GARDNER
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorOfficerOfficer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Hong, Judy
TitleTREASURERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated personJUDY HONGJUDY HONGJUDY HONG
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Huggins, Carolyn
TitleDIRECTORBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated personCAROLYN HUGGINSCAROLYN HUGGINSCAROLYN HUGGINS
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Hunt, Judith
Title SECRETARYSECRETARY
Name of key/compensated person JUDITH HUNTJUDITH HUNT
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00
Position OfficerOfficer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Jordan, Kathleen
Title BOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person KATHLEEN JORDANKATHLEEN JORDAN
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00
Position Individual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Kaufman, Pam
TitleDIRECTORBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated personPAM KAUFMANPAM KAUFMANPAM KAUFMAN
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Kenney, Diane
TitleSECRETARYBOARD MEMBERCHAIR
Name of key/compensated personDIANE KENNEYDIANE KENNEYDIANE KENNEY
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or directorOfficer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Lambert, Sheila
TitleCHAIR EMERITACHAIR EMERITCO-PRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated personSHEILA LAMBERTSHEILA LAMBERTSHEILA LAMBERT
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or directorOfficer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Norden, Melissa
TitleEXECUTIVE DIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personMELISSA NORDEN  
Reportable compensation from org$118,341.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$7,935.00  
PositionOfficer  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Peter, Tami
Title TREASURERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person TAMI PETERTAMI PETER
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00
Position OfficerOfficer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Polansky, Robyn
TitleDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personROBYN POLANSKY  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionIndividual trustee or director  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Shukla, Saumil
TitleDIRECTORBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated personSAUMIL SHUKLASAUMIL SHUKLASAUMIL SHUKLA
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Slocum, Sara
TitleDIRECTORBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated personSARA SLOCUMSARA SLOCUMSARA SLOCUM
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or directorOfficer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Smith, Barbara
Title BOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person BARBARA MADSEN SMITHBARBARA MADSEN SMITH
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00
Position Individual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Vahid, Mehrnaz
TitleDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personMEHRNAZ VAHID  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionIndividual trustee or director  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Volpi, Jeanette
Title BOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person JEANETTE VOLPIJEANETTE VOLPI
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00
Position Individual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Watkin, Katie
Title BOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person KATIE WATKINKATIE WATKIN
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00
Position Individual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Watkins, Katie
TitleDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personKATIE WATKINS  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionIndividual trustee or director  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Willets, Eleanor
TitleDIRECTORBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated personELEANOR WILLETSELEANOR WILLETSELEANOR WILLETS
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Wurtzberger, Reva
Title CHAIR EMERITCO-PRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated person REVA WURTZBERGERREVA WURTZBERGER
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00
Position Individual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Wurtzburger, Reva
TitleCHAIR EMERITA  
Name of key/compensated personREVA WURTZBURGER  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionIndividual trustee or director, Officer  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Purpose: mission, activities & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesTO REDUCE THE BARRIERS NEW YORK CITY WOMEN FACE IN THE SEARCH FOR EMPLOYMENT.THE MISSION OF BOTTOMLESS CLOSET IS TO BE THE CONNECTION THAT INSPIRES AND GUIDES DISADVANTAGED NEW YORK CITY WOMEN TO ENTER THE WORKFORCE AND ACHIEVE SUCCESS.THE MISSION OF BOTTOMLESS CLOSET IS TO PROMOTE ECONOMIC SELF-SUFFICIENCY BY PROVIDING INTERVIEW SKILLS, BUSINESS CLOTHING, AND ONGOING CAREER DEVELOPMENT AND SUPPORT PROGRAMS TO NEW YORK CITY WOMEN ON PUBLIC ASSISTANCE AS WELL AS ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED WOMEN. BY ENHANCING THEIR SELF CONFIDENCE AND SELF SUFFICENCY WE ENABLE THEM TO ENTER AND SUCCEED IN THE WORK FORCE AND TRANSFORM THE VISION IN THEIR LIVES
Program expenses (total)$981,924.00$1,257,420.00$1,164,985.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
PROFESSIONAL NETWORKING FOR ASSISTED WOMEN
Program description  PROFESSIONAL NETWORKING FOR ASSISTED WOMEN
THE MAIN PROGRAM OFFERED BY THE ORGANIZATION INCLUDES THE SELECTION OF HIGH QUALITY INTERVIEW ATTIRE, RESUME REVIEW/PREPARATION AND INTERVIEW COACHING AS WELL AS A BROAD WORKSHOP CURRICULUM THAT PROMOTES PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT, FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT AND PERSONAL ENRICHMENT.
Program descriptionTHE MAIN PROGRAM OFFERED BY THE ORGANIZATION INCLUDES THE SELECTION OF HIGH QUALITY INTERVIEW ATTIRE, RESUME REVIEW/PREPARATION AND INTERVIEW COACHING AS WELL AS A BROAD WORKSHOP CURRICULUM THAT PROMOTES PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT, FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT AND PERSONAL ENRICHMENT.  
THE ORGANIZATION PROVIDES WOMEN WITH PROPER CLOTHING ATTIRE AND RESUME REVIEW AND EDITING FOR THE JOB INTERVIEW PROCESS AND ADDITIONAL ATTIRE UPON SECURING A JOB. VOLUNTEERS COACH CLIENTS, DEVELOP INTERVIEWING SKILLS,TEACH PROPER COMMUNICATION, TEACH WORKPLACE PROTOCOL, AND PROVIDE OVERALL POSITIVE REINFORCEMENT SO ASSISTED WOMEN COULD BECOME SELF-SUFFICIENT. VARIOUS WORKSHOPS AND EDUCATIONAL FORUMS ARE OFFERED: PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: PROFESSIONAL RESUMES THAT WORK, CONDUCTING A SUCCESSFUL JOB SEARCH, INTERVIEWS THAT WORK, BUSINESS ETIQUETTE, EARLY SUCCESS ON THE JOB, ETC. (SEE CONTINUATION ON SCHEDULE O)
Program description THE ORGANIZATION PROVIDES WOMEN WITH PROPER CLOTHING ATTIRE AND RESUME REVIEW AND EDITING FOR THE JOB INTERVIEW PROCESS AND ADDITIONAL ATTIRE UPON SECURING A JOB. VOLUNTEERS COACH CLIENTS, DEVELOP INTERVIEWING SKILLS,TEACH PROPER COMMUNICATION, TEACH WORKPLACE PROTOCOL, AND PROVIDE OVERALL POSITIVE REINFORCEMENT SO ASSISTED WOMEN COULD BECOME SELF-SUFFICIENT. VARIOUS WORKSHOPS AND EDUCATIONAL FORUMS ARE OFFERED: PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: PROFESSIONAL RESUMES THAT WORK, CONDUCTING A SUCCESSFUL JOB SEARCH, INTERVIEWS THAT WORK, BUSINESS ETIQUETTE, EARLY SUCCESS ON THE JOB, ETC. (SEE CONTINUATION ON SCHEDULE O)THE ORGANIZATION PROVIDES WOMEN WITH PROPER CLOTHING ATTIRE FOR THE JOB INTERVIEW PROCESS AND ADDITIONAL ATTIRE UPON SECURING A JOB. VOLUNTEERS AND MENTORS COACH CLIENTS, HOLD WORKSHOPS TO DEVELOP INTERVIEWING SKILLS, TEACH PROPER COMMUNICATION, TEACH WORKPLACE PROTOCOL, AND PROVIDE OVERALL POSITIVE REINFORCEMENT SO ASSISTED WOMEN COULD BECOME SELF SUFFICIENT
VARIOUS WORKSHOPS AND EDUCATIONAL FORUMS ARE OFFERED: FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT - CREATING A BUDGET THE POWER OF POSITIVE SELF ESTEEM ENHANCING PERFORMANCE THROUGH UNDERSTANDING YOURSELF THE MENTORING PROCESS WRITING A WILL AND CHOOSING INSURANCE SELLING YOURSELF: RESUMES THAT WORK STARTING YOUR OWN BUSINESS CLIENTS EARN POINTS FOR ATTENDANCE AND REDEEM POINTS FOR CLOTHING.
Program description  VARIOUS WORKSHOPS AND EDUCATIONAL FORUMS ARE OFFERED: FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT - CREATING A BUDGET THE POWER OF POSITIVE SELF ESTEEM ENHANCING PERFORMANCE THROUGH UNDERSTANDING YOURSELF THE MENTORING PROCESS WRITING A WILL AND CHOOSING INSURANCE SELLING YOURSELF: RESUMES THAT WORK STARTING YOUR OWN BUSINESS CLIENTS EARN POINTS FOR ATTENDANCE AND REDEEM POINTS FOR CLOTHING.
Financial data
Expense categories (totals)
Sum (total functional expenses)$1,282,637.00$1,583,380.00$1,627,984.00
Program services (total functional expenses)$981,924.00$1,257,420.00$1,164,985.00
Management & general (total functional expenses)$200,334.00$179,261.00$212,436.00
Fundraising (total functional expenses)$100,379.00$146,699.00$250,563.00
Revenue
Total revenue$1,143,455.00$1,549,797.00$1,982,235.00
Program service revenue (total) $0.00$0.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$878,364.00$893,603.00$1,204,708.00
Revenue from noncash contributions$5,081.00$333,737.00$471,723.00
Investment income$24,733.00$40,404.00$43,417.00
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other revenue, current yr$240,358.00$615,790.00$734,110.00
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$0.00  
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$878,364.00$893,603.00$1,204,708.00
Gross receipts$1,416,171.00$1,756,205.00$2,173,944.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from fundraising events$405,443.00$73,809.00 
Revenue from gov't grants$23,875.00  
Revenue from all other contributions$449,046.00$819,794.00$1,204,708.00
Other types of revenue
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$14,825.00$11,176.00$8,380.00
Net rental income $0.00$0.00
Net income from fundraising events$240,358.00$615,790.00$734,110.00
Fees for services
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00
Accounting service fees (total)$11,944.00$12,124.00$22,426.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$1,832,132.00$1,912,378.00$1,965,074.00
Total assets, beginning of year$1,912,378.00$1,965,074.00$1,579,817.00
Total liabilities$42,760.00$21,732.00$40,845.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$21,733.00$40,845.00$9,839.00
Net assets$1,789,372.00$1,890,646.00$1,924,229.00
Net assets, beginning of year$1,890,645.00$1,924,229.00$1,569,978.00
Other liabilities$0.00$17,103.00$24,094.00
Intangible assets$5,867.00$6,400.00$6,933.00
Investments: publicly traded securities$1,396,579.00$1,382,556.00$1,309,945.00
Cash: non-interest bearing$265,519.00  
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$377,272.00  
Inventories for sale or use$73,000.00$65,578.00$89,003.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses-$139,182.00-$33,583.00$354,251.00
Advertising (total)$17,089.00  
Savings & temp cash investment$6,376.00$377,272.00$485,474.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$25,000.00$18,852.00$10,067.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$42,760.00$4,629.00$16,751.00
Total net assets or fund balances$1,789,372.00$1,890,646.00$1,924,229.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$2,464.00$2,464.00$3,333.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members172121
Number of independent voting members1700
Financial sheets auditedTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2016-01-012015-01-012014-01-01
Tax year end date2016-12-312015-12-312014-12-31
Accounting methodAccrualAccrualAccrual
Metadata about the filing
E-return type990990990
Reason for form submission
Address change True 
Date e-filing submitted2018-01-092016-12-272015-07-24
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v2.12014v5.0
Filing identifier201733179349305848201641349349306564201511289349301141
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