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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

91.45

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

Board Leadership
Donna Petkanics
Chair

CEO
Christa Gannon
Founder & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.45 four stars
  Financial 90.95 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

90.95

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 08/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
79.6%
  Administrative Expenses 9.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.12
  Program Expenses Growth 15.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.0%
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) 91.45 four stars
Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich (CT) 93.07 four stars
Boy Scouts of America, Tidewater Council (VA) 85.88 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Larimer County (CO) 95.72 four stars
Boy Scouts of America, Orange County Council (CA) 88.06 three stars

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Founded in 2000, Fresh Lifelines for Youth (FLY) is an award-winning nonprofit dedicated to breaking the cycle of violence, crime, and incarceration of teens. FLY believes that all our children deserve a chance to become more than their past mistakes. FLY's unique programs include legal education, leadership training, and one-one-one mentoring. For less than one-tenth the cost of incarceration, FLY provides youth involved in the juvenile justice system, and those most at risk, with the motivation and support to stay out of trouble with the law, get engaged in school, and begin to change their lives. Visit us on the web at flyprogram.org.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,366,362
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $339,503
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $826,723
Total Contributions $3,532,588
   Program Service Revenue $251,405
Total Primary Revenue $3,783,993
   Other Revenue $-28,786
TOTAL REVENUE $3,755,207
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,029,162
   Administrative Expenses $333,469
   Fundraising Expenses $508,727
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,871,358
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-116,151
   
Net Assets $4,020,672

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.

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Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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]
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

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
$179,750 4.64% Christa Gannon Executive Director

Founded in 2000, Fresh Lifelines for Youth (FLY) is an award-winning nonprofit dedicated to breaking the cycle of violence, crime, and incarceration of teens. FLY believes that all our children deserve a chance to become more than their past mistakes. FLY's unique programs include legal education, leadership training, and one-one-one mentoring. For less than one-tenth the cost of incarceration, FLY provides youth involved in the juvenile justice system, and those most at risk, with the motivation and support to stay out of trouble with the law, get engaged in school, and begin to change their lives. Visit us on the web at flyprogram.org.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Fresh Lifelines for Youth (CA) 91.45 four stars
Girl Scouts of North-Central Alabama (AL) 85.64 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Middle Tennessee Council (TN) 85.19 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Mason-Dixon Council (MD) 88.06 three stars
Grenville Baker Boys & Girls Club (NY) 93.87 four 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

Donna Petkanics
Chair

CEO

Christa Gannon
Founder & CEO

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