Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

California Youth Connection

Our Voices, Our Future

three stars

80.59

1311 63rd Street Emeryville, CA 94608
tel: (800) 397-8236   Web Site
EIN: 94-3141616

Board Leadership
Marissa Guerrero
President

CEO
Robin Allen
Interim Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.59 three stars
  Financial 73.47 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

California Youth Connection (CYC) is a youth led organization that develops leaders who empower each other and their communities to transform the foster care system through legislative and policy change. CYC was founded in 1988 by a group of foster youth and supportive adults to provide a vehicle for California foster youth to learn leadership and advocacy skills and to engage directly with policymakers to improve the foster care system. Every year, CYC serves more than 500 foster youth members, ages 14-24, through 32 county-based chapters throughout the state.

California Youth Connection (CYC) is a youth led organization that develops leaders who empower each other and their communities to transform the foster care system through legislative and policy change. CYC was founded in 1988 by a group of foster youth and supportive adults to provide a vehicle for California foster youth to learn leadership and advocacy skills and to engage directly with policymakers to improve the foster care system. Every year, CYC serves more than 500 foster youth members, ages 14-24, through 32 county-based chapters throughout the state.

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Financial

two stars

73.47

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 12/01/2020 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)
70.9%
  Administrative Expenses 20.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.42
  Program Expenses Growth -2.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by California Youth Connection on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by California Youth Connection on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $804,270
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,018
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,913,474
Total Contributions $2,719,762
   Program Service Revenue $132,066
Total Primary Revenue $2,851,828
   Other Revenue $4,081
TOTAL REVENUE $2,855,909
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,875,397
   Administrative Expenses $218,600
   Fundraising Expenses $276,247
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,370,244
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $485,665
   
Net Assets $1,118,149

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$130,400 5.50% Haydee Cuza Executive Director

Mission

California Youth Connection (CYC) is a youth led organization that develops leaders who empower each other and their communities to transform the foster care system through legislative and policy change. CYC was founded in 1988 by a group of foster youth and supportive adults to provide a vehicle for California foster youth to learn leadership and advocacy skills and to engage directly with policymakers to improve the foster care system. Every year, CYC serves more than 500 foster youth members, ages 14-24, through 32 county-based chapters throughout the state.

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California Youth Connection (CA) 80.59 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

California Youth Connection
1311 63rd Street
Emeryville, CA 94608
tel: (800) 397-8236
fax: (415) 442-0720
EIN: 94-3141616

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Board Leadership

Marissa Guerrero
President

CEO

Robin Allen
Interim Executive Director