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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Chicago Youth Programs

Improving the life opportunities of inner-city youth through long-term comprehensive programming.

four stars

93.98

5350 South Prairie Avenue Chicago, IL 60615
tel: (773) 924-0220   Web Site
EIN: 36-3635676

Board Leadership
Jay McIntosh
President

CEO
Joseph A. DiCara
Volunteer Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.98 four stars
  Financial 97.09 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

97.09

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

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)
89.1%
  Administrative Expenses 5.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.92
  Program Expenses Growth 4.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Chicago Youth Programs on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Chicago Youth Programs on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Chicago Youth Programs (IL) 93.98 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta (GA) 95.73 four stars
Donald W. Reynolds Boys & Girls Club (AR) 85.45 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Long Beach Area Council (CA) 99.67 four stars
Boys & Girls Harbor, New York (NY) 86.22 three stars

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Founded in 1984, Chicago Youth Programs (CYP) serves inner-city youth who do not have access to social services due to location, poverty, or availability. CYP strives to improve the health and life opportunities of at-risk youth through a comprehensive, long-term approach aimed at developing their capabilities. Recognizing that there are many obstacles to inner-city children's social, cognitive, emotional, and physical growth, CYP provides consistent programming in the areas of: Education, Mentoring, Recreation, Leadership Development, Preventative Health Care, College Prep, Scholarship Support and Career Assistance. All of their programs are free and CYP provides free transportation to and from programming to ensure access.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $695,408
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $178,900
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $106,013
Total Contributions $980,321
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $980,321
   Other Revenue $122,143
TOTAL REVENUE $1,102,464
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $991,468
   Administrative Expenses $70,207
   Fundraising Expenses $73,902
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,135,577
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-33,113
   
Net Assets $2,541,179

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
Chicago Youth Programs has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-08 08/01/2016 93.98 four stars
2015-08 07/01/2016 91.26 four stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 92.92 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 09/01/2015 85.07 three stars
2013-08 09/01/2014 79.18 two stars
2012-08 06/01/2013 78.00 two 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 36-3635676
Name in IRS Master File CHICAGO YOUTH PROGRAMS INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
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 (349) Other youth organization or 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 July, 1990
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
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  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
  • August, 2012

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
Not compensated -- Joseph DiCarla Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$47,050 4.14% Kevin McNicholas Chief Administrative Officer

Founded in 1984, Chicago Youth Programs (CYP) serves inner-city youth who do not have access to social services due to location, poverty, or availability. CYP strives to improve the health and life opportunities of at-risk youth through a comprehensive, long-term approach aimed at developing their capabilities. Recognizing that there are many obstacles to inner-city children's social, cognitive, emotional, and physical growth, CYP provides consistent programming in the areas of: Education, Mentoring, Recreation, Leadership Development, Preventative Health Care, College Prep, Scholarship Support and Career Assistance. All of their programs are free and CYP provides free transportation to and from programming to ensure access.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Chicago Youth Programs (IL) 93.98 four stars
Sheriff's Youth Foundation of Los Angeles County (CA) 90.75 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Virginia (VA) 91.00 four stars
Helping Abused Neglected Disadvantaged Youth (FL) 88.17 three stars
Boys & Girls Club of Santa Monica (CA) 87.36 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Chicago Youth Programs
5350 South Prairie Avenue
Chicago, IL 60615
tel: (773) 924-0220
EIN: 36-3635676

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Board Leadership

Jay McIntosh
President

CEO

Joseph A. DiCara
Volunteer Executive Director

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