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

90.90

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 90.90 four stars
  Financial 87.77 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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.

Financial

three stars

87.77

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 10/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
77.2%
  Administrative Expenses 8.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.76
  Program Expenses Growth 10.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.5%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,529,648
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $448,867
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,047,004
Total Contributions $4,025,519
   Program Service Revenue $254,076
Total Primary Revenue $4,279,595
   Other Revenue $80,684
TOTAL REVENUE $4,360,279
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,903,597
   Administrative Expenses $409,311
   Fundraising Expenses $868,196
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,181,104
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-820,825
   
Net Assets $3,463,780

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$211,208 4.07% Christa Gannon Chief Executive Officer

Mission

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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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