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Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

Youth Frontiers

Building Community. Inspiring Character.

80.33

5215 Edina Industrial Blvd. Suite 400 Minneapolis, MN 55439
tel: (952) 922-0222   Web Site
EIN: 41-1598977

Board Leadership
Jon Reissner
Board Chair

CEO
Joe Cavanaugh
Founder, CEO

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.33
  Financial 72.48
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Character matters. It's what moves a person to make responsible decisions despite their fears. It's what leads a person to realize that they matter, that others matter and that everyone's actions matter. It's what motivates a person to be a force for good. At Youth Frontiers (YF), we provide experiences that inspire character, civility and community. We envision a future where our next generation of leaders is grounded in character.

Character matters. It's what moves a person to make responsible decisions despite their fears. It's what leads a person to realize that they matter, that others matter and that everyone's actions matter. It's what motivates a person to be a force for good. At Youth Frontiers (YF), we provide experiences that inspire character, civility and community. We envision a future where our next generation of leaders is grounded in character.

Financial

72.48

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
76.2%
  Administrative Expenses 5.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 18.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.36
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.31
  Program Expenses Growth 9.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 61.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Youth Frontiers on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Youth Frontiers on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Youth Frontiers (MN) 80.33
Prep for Prep (NY) 93.23
Mikva Challenge (IL) 91.57
Legal Outreach (NY) 86.61
Communities In Schools of Nevada (NV) 90.55

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,581,608
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $656,736
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,238,344
   Program Service Revenue $2,488,466
Total Primary Revenue $4,726,810
   Other Revenue $-43,668
TOTAL REVENUE $4,683,142
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,693,304
   Administrative Expenses $420,396
   Fundraising Expenses $770,344
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,884,044
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-200,902
   
Net Assets $1,391,574

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.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Character-Based Retreats for MN Schools $3,693,304 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 02/01/2021 80.33
2018-06 09/03/2019 80.21
2017-06 02/01/2019 83.34
2017-06 08/01/2018 82.18
2016-06 08/01/2017 81.27
2015-06 11/01/2016 81.67
2014-06 09/01/2016 81.12
2014-06 06/01/2016 80.09
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 78.90
2013-06 07/01/2014 86.23
2012-06 05/01/2013 79.13

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 41-1598977
Name in IRS Master File YOUTH FRONTIERS INC
NTEE Code P36
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (29) Other religious activities
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 May, 1988
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$211,322 4.32% Joseph Cavanaugh CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Youth Frontiers (MN) 80.33
Communities In Schools National Office (VA) 97.15
CollegeBound Foundation (MD) 92.02
Global Kids (NY) 89.89
BestPrep (MN) 91.58

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Charity Contact Info

Youth Frontiers
5215 Edina Industrial Blvd. Suite 400
Minneapolis, MN 55439
tel: (952) 922-0222
EIN: 41-1598977

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Board Leadership

Jon Reissner
Board Chair

CEO

Joe Cavanaugh
Founder, CEO

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