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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Fresh Lifelines for Youth

Helping juvenile justice youth transform their lives.

91.45

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

Board Leadership
Donna Petkanics
Chair

CEO
Christa Gannon
Chief Executive Officer & Founder

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.45
  Financial 90.95
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00
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

90.95

Accountability & Transparency

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
MENTOR/National Mentoring Partnership (MA) 85.58
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles (CA) 89.93
Adventure Unlimited (CO) 88.24
Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee (TN) 97.50

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Fresh Lifelines for Youth (FLY) prevents juvenile crime and incarceration through legal education, leadership training, and one-on-one mentoring. Research based and outcome driven, FLY's programs inspire and empower youth in the juvenile justice system, and youth at-risk for system involvement to alter the trajectory of their lives by helping them identify, build upon, and re-direct their strengths. Over the last 10 years, FLY has helped nearly 10,000 marginalized and under-served youth gain the life skills and character needed to avoid the criminal justice system and transform into positive community leaders.

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
2014-06 06/01/2016 89.08
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 88.90
2013-06 11/01/2014 91.03
2012-06 10/01/2013 94.20
2011-06 04/01/2013 92.35

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, 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

Fresh Lifelines for Youth (FLY) prevents juvenile crime and incarceration through legal education, leadership training, and one-on-one mentoring. Research based and outcome driven, FLY's programs inspire and empower youth in the juvenile justice system, and youth at-risk for system involvement to alter the trajectory of their lives by helping them identify, build upon, and re-direct their strengths. Over the last 10 years, FLY has helped nearly 10,000 marginalized and under-served youth gain the life skills and character needed to avoid the criminal justice system and transform into positive community leaders.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Fresh Lifelines for Youth (CA) 91.45
Chicago Youth Programs (IL) 93.98
Fresh Youth Initiatives (NY) 96.53
Boys & Girls Clubs of Benton Harbor (MI) 90.87
Boy Scouts of America, Garden State Council (NJ) 86.42

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Charity Contact Info

Fresh Lifelines for Youth
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
Chief Executive Officer & Founder

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