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Youth for Christ International

Young leaders characterised by godliness, devotion, boldness, commitment

four stars

93.37

7670 South Vaughn Court Englewood, CO 80112
tel: (303) 843-9000   Web Site
EIN: 84-1188718

Board Leadership
Howard Stevenson
Board Chair

CEO
Dave Brereton
International Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.37 four stars
  Financial 91.12 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1944, Youth for Christ (YFC) is a worldwide Christian movement working with young people around the globe. Motivated by their faith in Jesus Christ they share the good news of God with young people. Youth for Christ is made up of tens of thousands of primarily volunteer indigenous people in over 100 nations working together in giving every young person an opportunity to be a follower of Jesus Christ and become a part of a local church. YFC is committed to take the Gospel of Jesus Christ to all young people and always seek to do so with urgency, using the most culturally acceptable means.

Founded in 1944, Youth for Christ (YFC) is a worldwide Christian movement working with young people around the globe. Motivated by their faith in Jesus Christ they share the good news of God with young people. Youth for Christ is made up of tens of thousands of primarily volunteer indigenous people in over 100 nations working together in giving every young person an opportunity to be a follower of Jesus Christ and become a part of a local church. YFC is committed to take the Gospel of Jesus Christ to all young people and always seek to do so with urgency, using the most culturally acceptable means.

Financial

four stars

91.12

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
85.0%
  Administrative Expenses 11.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.60
  Program Expenses Growth 4.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Youth for Christ International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Youth for Christ International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Youth for Christ International (CO) 93.37 four stars
Hopegivers International (GA) 85.43 three stars
Persecution Project Foundation (VA) 92.92 four stars
Mission Eurasia (IL) 86.84 three stars
Global Advance (TX) 90.07 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,139,139
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $2,000
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,141,139
   Program Service Revenue $1,740
Total Primary Revenue $4,142,879
   Other Revenue $10,339
TOTAL REVENUE $4,153,218
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,580,330
   Administrative Expenses $398,489
   Fundraising Expenses $148,742
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,127,561
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $25,657
   
Net Assets $2,584,156

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
International Program Ministries $3,580,330 100.0%

Ratings History
Youth for Christ International has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 03/01/2018 93.37 four stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 90.90 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.98 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 87.98 three stars
2014-12 02/01/2016 87.31 three stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 92.34 four stars
2012-12 12/22/2014 84.25 three stars
2012-12 03/01/2014 82.79 three stars
2011-12 11/01/2013 86.68 three stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 84.85 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 84-1188718
Name in IRS Master File YOUTH FOR CHRIST INTERNATIONAL MINISTRIES
NTEE Code X20
NTEE Classification Christian
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (2) Association or convention of churches
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date July, 1995
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$96,760 2.34% Geordon Rendle President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Youth for Christ International (CO) 93.37 four stars
African Bible Colleges (MS) 85.49 three stars
Advancing Native Missions (VA) 85.85 three stars
Edify (CA) 89.56 three stars
ASAP Ministries (MI) 91.73 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Youth for Christ International
7670 South Vaughn Court
Englewood, CO 80112
tel: (303) 843-9000
EIN: 84-1188718

Mail donations to:
PO Box 4555
Englewood, CO 80155

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Board Leadership

Howard Stevenson
Board Chair

CEO

Dave Brereton
International Director

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