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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Fresh Lifelines for Youth

At FLY, we believe all our children deserve the chance to become more than their past mistakes.

four stars

91.29

Sobrato Center for Nonprofits 568 Valley Way
Milpitas, CA 95035
tel: (408) 263-2630   Web Site
EIN: 52-2234595

Board Leadership
Dick Watts
Chair

CEO
Christa Gannon
Founder & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.29 four stars
  Financial 90.64 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 2000, Fresh Lifelines for Youth (FLY) is an award-winning nonprofit working to break the cycle of juvenile violence, crime, and incarceration. FLY believes that all our children deserve a chance to become more than their past mistakes. FLY's unique combination of legal education, leadership training, and mentoring motivates and equips youth to change the course of their lives. We are also committed to helping our juvenile justice systems become more just, humane, and equitable. As a result, FLY increases safety in our communities and decreases the costs and consequences of crime. Visit us on the web at flyprogram.org.

Founded in 2000, Fresh Lifelines for Youth (FLY) is an award-winning nonprofit working to break the cycle of juvenile violence, crime, and incarceration. FLY believes that all our children deserve a chance to become more than their past mistakes. FLY's unique combination of legal education, leadership training, and mentoring motivates and equips youth to change the course of their lives. We are also committed to helping our juvenile justice systems become more just, humane, and equitable. As a result, FLY increases safety in our communities and decreases the costs and consequences of crime. Visit us on the web at flyprogram.org.

Financial

four stars

90.64

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 08/01/2017 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)
78.5%
  Administrative Expenses 8.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.04
  Program Expenses Growth 10.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Fresh Lifelines for Youth on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Fresh Lifelines for Youth on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Fresh Lifelines for Youth (CA) 91.29 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of King County (WA) 96.05 four stars
Boy Scouts of America, Capitol Area Council (TX) 94.28 four stars
Adventure Unlimited (CO) 89.99 three stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Palm Beach and Martin Counties (FL) 88.94 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,118,284
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $452,104
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $842,614
Total Contributions $4,413,002
   Program Service Revenue $292,000
Total Primary Revenue $4,705,002
   Other Revenue $43,146
TOTAL REVENUE $4,748,148
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,542,696
   Administrative Expenses $405,243
   Fundraising Expenses $566,851
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,514,790
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $233,358
   
Net Assets $4,204,524

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History
Fresh Lifelines for Youth has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 08/01/2017 91.29 four stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 91.45 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 89.08 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 88.90 three stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 91.03 four stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 94.20 four stars
2011-06 04/01/2013 92.35 four 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 52-2234595
Name in IRS Master File FRESH LIFELINES FOR YOUTH INC
NTEE Code O50
NTEE Classification Youth Development Programs, Other
NTEE Type Youth Development
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 June, 2000
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$192,000 4.25% Christa Gannon Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Fresh Lifelines for Youth (CA) 91.29 four stars
Royal Family Kids (CA) 89.38 three stars
Boys & Girls Club of the Smoky Mountains (TN) 91.78 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeast Virginia (VA) 92.02 four stars
Midnight Golf Program (MI) 87.65 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Fresh Lifelines for Youth
Sobrato Center for Nonprofits
568 Valley Way
Milpitas, CA 95035
tel: (408) 263-2630
fax: (408) 263-2631
EIN: 52-2234595

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Board Leadership

Dick Watts
Chair

CEO

Christa Gannon
Founder & CEO

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