FRIENDS OF MERCER COUNTY PARKS A NJ NON PROFIT CORP

Address
200 Jefferson Park Suite Ste 400
Whippany, NJ 07981
Contact
Phone: +1 (973) 898-9494
Nonprofit
NTEE: B11 - Single Organization Support
EIN: 46-2025676

Mission

TO PROMOTE AWARENESS OF THE FACILITIES SUPPORTED BY THE MERCER COUNTY PARK COMMISSION AND TO FUND PROGRAMS THAT MAY BE OUTSIDE THE LIMITS OF THE MERCER COUNTY PARK COMMISSION'S ANNUAL OPERATIONAL BUDGET. EXPAND THE RESOURCES OF THE MERCER COUNTY PARK COMMISSION THROUGH ANNUAL FUNDRAISING. SPONSOR SPECIAL EVENTS WHICH PROMOTE A SENSE OF COMMUNITY. PROVIDE FUNDING FOR EDUCATION FOR MERCER COUNTY PARK COMMISSION EMPLOYEES AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC AND, ENGAGE IN ANY ACTIVITY WIHTIN THE PURPOSE FOR WHICH CORPORATIONS MAY BE ORGANIZED UNDER NJSA 15A 1-1 ET SEQ.
 2017201620152014
Basic features of the organization
Subsection code03
PF filing required0   
Metropolitan statistical area5602
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Number of employees000 
Number of people compensated >$100k000 
Number of volunteers00  
Number of highly compensated contractors000 
Personnel
Degraw, Kenneth
TitleReceiverReceiver  
Name of key/compensated personKenneth DeGrawKenneth DeGraw  
Position of compensated person
Current institutional trusteeTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org2.02.0  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0.0  
Moscarello, James
Title  TRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated person  JAMES MOSCARELLOJAMES MOSCARELLO
Position of compensated person
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00 
Average hours per week working for related orgs  2.0 
Schmeltz, Joseph
Title  TRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated person  JOSEPH SCHMELTZJOSEPH SCHMELTZ
Position of compensated person
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00 
Average hours per week working for related orgs  1.0 
Wargo, Amy
Title  TRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated person  AMY WARGOAMY WARGO
Position of compensated person
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00 
Average hours per week working for related orgs  1.0 
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesTO SUPPORT MERCER COUNTY PARKSTO SUPPORT MERCER COUNTY PARKSTO SUPPORT MERCER COUNTY PARKS 
Primary exempt purpose   TO PROMOTE AWARENESS OF THE FACILITIES SUPPORTED BY THE MERCER COUNTY PARK COMMISSION. TO FUND PROGRAMS THAT MAY BE OUTSIDE THE LIMITS OF THE MERECR COUNTY PARK COMMISSION'S ANNUAL OPERATIONAL BUDGET. EXPAND THE RESOURCES OF THE MERCER COUNTY PARK COMMISSION THROUGH ANNUAL FUNDRAISING: SPONSOR SPECIAL EVENTS WHICH PROMOTE A SENSE OF COMMUNITY PROVIDE FUNDING FOR EDUCATION FOR MERCER COUNTY PARK COMMISSION EMPLOYEES AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC AND, ENGAGE IN ANY ACTIVITY WITHIN THE PURPOSE FOR WHICH CORPORATIONS MAY BE ORGAINIZED UNDER NJSA 15A:1-1 ET SEQ.
Program service expenses, total$393.00$66,416.00$19,449.00$214.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
TO PROMOTE AWARENESS OF THE FACILITIES SUPPORTED BY THE MERCER COUNTY PARK COMMISSION AND TO FUND PROGRAMS THAT MAY BE OUTSIDE THE LIMITS OF THE MERCER COUNTY PARK COMMISSION'S ANNUAL OPERATIONAL BUDGET. EXPAND THE RESOURCES OF THE MERCER COUNTY PARK COMMISSION THROUGH ANNUAL FUNDRAISING. SPONSOR SPECIAL EVENTS WHICH PROMOTE A SENSE OF COMMUNITY. PROVIDE FUNDING FOR EDUCATION FOR MERCER COUNTY PARK COMMISSION EMPLOYEES AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC AND, ENGAGE IN ANY ACTIVITY WIHTIN THE PURPOSE FOR WHICH CORPORATIONS MAY BE ORGANIZED UNDER NJSA 15A 1-1 ET SEQ.
Program expenses$393.00$66,416.00$19,449.00 
Program revenue $59,563.00$92,507.00 
Program descriptionTO PROMOTE AWARENESS OF THE FACILITIES SUPPORTED BY THE MERCER COUNTY PARK COMMISSION AND TO FUND PROGRAMS THAT MAY BE OUTSIDE THE LIMITS OF THE MERCER COUNTY PARK COMMISSION'S ANNUAL OPERATIONAL BUDGET. EXPAND THE RESOURCES OF THE MERCER COUNTY PARK COMMISSION THROUGH ANNUAL FUNDRAISING. SPONSOR SPECIAL EVENTS WHICH PROMOTE A SENSE OF COMMUNITY. PROVIDE FUNDING FOR EDUCATION FOR MERCER COUNTY PARK COMMISSION EMPLOYEES AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC AND, ENGAGE IN ANY ACTIVITY WIHTIN THE PURPOSE FOR WHICH CORPORATIONS MAY BE ORGANIZED UNDER NJSA 15A 1-1 ET SEQ.TO PROMOTE AWARENESS OF THE FACILITIES SUPPORTED BY THE MERCER COUNTY PARK COMMISSION TO FUND PROGRAMS THAT MAY BE OUTSIDE THE LIMITS OF THE MERCER COUNTY PARK COMMISSION'S ANNUAL OPERATIONAL BUDGET. EXPAND THE RESOURCES OF THE MERCER COUNTY PARK COMMISSION THROUGH ANNUAL FUNDRAISING. SPONSOR SPECIAL EVENTS WHICH PROMOTE A SENSE OF COMMUNITY. PROVIDE FUNDING FOR EDUCATION FOR MERCER COUNTY PARK COMMISSION EMPLOYEES AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC AND, ENGAGE IN ANY ACTIVITY WIHTIN THE PURPOSE FOR WHICH CORPORATIONS MAY BE ORGANIZED UNDER NJSA 15A 1-1 ET SEQ.TO PROMOTE AWARENESS OF THE FACILITIES SUPPORTED BY THE MERCER COUNTY PARK COMMISSION TO FUND PROGRAMS THAT MAY BE OUTSIDE THE LIMITS OF THE MERCER COUNTY PARK COMMISSION'S ANNUAL OPERATIONAL BUDGET. EXPAND THE RESOURCES OF THE MERCER COUNTY PARK COMMISSION THROUGH ANNUAL FUNDRAISING. SPONSOR SPECIAL EVENTS WHICH PROMOTE A SENSE OF COMMUNITY. PROVIDE FUNDING FOR EDUCATION FOR MERCER COUNTY PARK COMMISSION EMPLOYEES AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC AND, ENGAGE IN ANY ACTIVITY WIHTIN THE PURPOSE FOR WHICH CORPORATIONS MAY BE ORGANIZED UNDER NJSA 15A 1-1 ET SEQ. 
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$701.00$59,823.00$92,507.00$91,113.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$0.00$59,563.00$0.00$22,000.00
Investment income, current yr$701.00$260.00$0.00 
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$0.00$59,563.00$0.00 
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other revenue, current yr$0.00$0.00$92,507.00 
Program service revenue (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Gross receipts$701.00$59,823.00$237,251.00 
Sources of contributions
Revenue from all other contributions $59,563.00  
Other types of revenue
Royalties (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Net revenue from gaming (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$701.00$260.00$0.00 
Net rental income$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Net income from fundraising events$0.00$0.00$92,507.00 
Net inventory sales (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$8,374.00$89,288.00$32,264.00 
Total functional expenses: program service $393.00$66,416.00$19,449.00 
Total functional expenses: management and general$7,981.00$22,872.00$7,933.00 
Total functional expenses: fundraising$0.00$0.00$4,882.00 
Fees for services
Lobbying fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Legal fees (total)$272.00$14,590.00$0.00 
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00 
General management fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Investment management fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$199,940.00$207,613.00$237,078.00$176,835.00
Total assets, beginning of year$207,613.00$237,078.00$176,835.00$98,910.00
Total liabilities$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Pledges & accounts receivable, net$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Loans & receivables from key persons$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$199,940.00$207,613.00$237,078.00 
Temporarily restricted net assets$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Permanently restricted net assets, end of yr$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Net assets$199,940.00$207,613.00$237,078.00$176,835.00
Net assets, beginning of year$207,613.00$237,078.00$176,835.00 
Other liabilities$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Bond liabilities$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Intangible assets$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other assets$1,633.00$2,026.00$2,740.00 
Investments: other securities$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Investments: publicly traded securities$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Cash: non-interest bearing$198,307.00$205,587.00$234,338.00 
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$205,587.00$234,338.00$172,094.00 
Investments -- program-related$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Escrow or custodial account liability$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Loans and other payables to key persons$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Grants payable$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Inventories for sale or use$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses-$7,673.00-$29,465.00$60,243.00 
Advertising (total)$0.00$420.00$0.00 
Savings & temp cash investment$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Accounts receivable, net$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Deferred revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Unsecured notes & loans to unrelated parties$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Secured mortgages and notes payable$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Total net assets or fund balances$199,940.00$207,613.00$237,078.00 
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$322.00$643.00$1,930.00 
Payment to affiliates$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members113 
Number of independent voting members113 
Cash accountingTrueTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2017-01-012016-01-012015-01-012014-01-01
Tax year end date2017-12-012016-12-012015-12-012014-12-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990990EZ
Reason for form submission
Address change TrueTrue 
Date e-filing submitted2018-08-212017-09-072017-02-212015-06-25
IRS schema version2017v2.32016v3.02015v2.12014v5.0
Filing identifier201831149349300048201701299349301125201643089349300409201521149349200727
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