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

95.01

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

Board Leadership
Karen Sheehan
President

CEO
Joseph A. DiCara
Deputy Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.01 four stars
  Financial 99.14 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

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Financial

four stars

99.14

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
88.0%
  Administrative Expenses 6.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.47
  Program Expenses Growth 8.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.2%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $726,667
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $109,017
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $333,885
Total Contributions $1,169,569
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,169,569
   Other Revenue $140,415
TOTAL REVENUE $1,309,984
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,254,153
   Administrative Expenses $90,652
   Fundraising Expenses $107,702
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,452,507
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-142,523
   
Net Assets $2,452,939

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$78,981 5.43% Cinaiya Stubbs Deputy Executive Director

Mission

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) 95.01 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Philadelphia (PA) 86.12 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Bloomington (IN) 90.80 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of MetroWest (MA) 88.41 three stars
Emily K Center (NC) 92.08 four 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

Karen Sheehan
President

CEO

Joseph A. DiCara
Deputy Executive Director