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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.

three stars

88.98

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

Board Leadership
Mark Donnelly
Chair

CEO
Christa Gannon
Founder & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.98 three stars
  Financial 84.95 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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 legal education, leadership training, and mentoring programs motivate and equip 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 legal education, leadership training, and mentoring programs motivate and equip 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.

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Financial

three stars

84.95

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
76.1%
  Administrative Expenses 8.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.61
  Program Expenses Growth 10.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.4%
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) 88.98 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Georgia (GA) 89.92 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Greater St. Louis Area Council (MO) 86.08 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Denver Area Council (CO) 87.65 three stars
Peter Westbrook Foundation (NY) 90.73 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,035,706
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $476,573
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,245,140
Total Contributions $4,757,419
   Program Service Revenue $302,477
Total Primary Revenue $5,059,896
   Other Revenue $56,921
TOTAL REVENUE $5,116,817
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,100,827
   Administrative Expenses $418,434
   Fundraising Expenses $948,245
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,467,506
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-350,689
   
Net Assets $3,109,842

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

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 02/01/2020 88.98 three stars
2017-06 10/01/2018 90.90 four stars
2016-06 12/01/2017 92.80 four stars
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
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$180,000 3.29% Christa Gannon Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Fresh Lifelines for Youth (CA) 88.98 three stars
Boy Scouts of America Sam Houston Area Council (TX) 91.16 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest Washington (WA) 91.51 four stars
Sheriff's Youth Foundation of Los Angeles County (CA) 87.30 three stars
Girls Inc. of Greater Atlanta (GA) 87.89 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

Mark Donnelly
Chair

CEO

Christa Gannon
Founder & CEO

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