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Girls Educational & Mentoring Services (GEMS)

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three stars

85.08

201 West 148th Street New York, NY 10039
tel: (212) 926-8089   Web Site
EIN: 13-4150972

Board Leadership
Renee Anderson
Chair

CEO
Rachel Lloyd
Founder & President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.08 three stars
  Financial 82.01 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Girls Educational & Mentoring Services (GEMS) was founded in 1998 by Rachel Lloyd, a young woman who had been commercially sexually exploited as a teenager. GEMS is the only organization in New York State specifically designed to serve girls and young women who have experienced commercial sexual exploitation and domestic trafficking. GEMS has helped hundreds of young women and girls, ages 12-24, who have experienced commercial sexual exploitation and domestic trafficking to exit the commercial sex industry and develop to their full potential. GEMS provides young women with empathetic, consistent support and viable opportunities for positive change. GEMS advocates at the local, state, and national level to promote policies that support young women who have been commercially sexually exploited and domestically trafficked.

Girls Educational & Mentoring Services (GEMS) was founded in 1998 by Rachel Lloyd, a young woman who had been commercially sexually exploited as a teenager. GEMS is the only organization in New York State specifically designed to serve girls and young women who have experienced commercial sexual exploitation and domestic trafficking. GEMS has helped hundreds of young women and girls, ages 12-24, who have experienced commercial sexual exploitation and domestic trafficking to exit the commercial sex industry and develop to their full potential. GEMS provides young women with empathetic, consistent support and viable opportunities for positive change. GEMS advocates at the local, state, and national level to promote policies that support young women who have been commercially sexually exploited and domestically trafficked.

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Financial

three stars

82.01

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
78.2%
  Administrative Expenses 14.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.42
  Program Expenses Growth 1.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Girls Educational & Mentoring Services (GEMS) on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Girls Educational & Mentoring Services (GEMS) on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Girls Educational & Mentoring Services (GEMS) (NY) 85.08 three stars
Crisis Control Ministry (NC) 89.83 three stars
Ecumenical Hunger Program (CA) 94.74 four stars
Parker County Center of Hope (TX) 92.99 four stars
New Hope Ministries (PA) 95.87 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,487,156
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $329,261
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $654,855
Total Contributions $2,471,272
   Program Service Revenue $134,126
Total Primary Revenue $2,605,398
   Other Revenue $-5,641
TOTAL REVENUE $2,599,757
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,020,400
   Administrative Expenses $464,398
   Fundraising Expenses $302,377
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,787,175
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,187,418
   
Net Assets $1,631,640

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 10/01/2019 85.08 three stars
2017-06 12/01/2018 89.47 three stars
2016-06 12/22/2017 87.82 three stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 90.05 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 94.98 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 93.31 four stars
2013-06 12/22/2014 96.26 four stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 95.45 four stars
2011-06 11/06/2012 94.37 four stars
2010-06 06/01/2012 88.86 three 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 13-4150972
Name in IRS Master File GIRLS EDUCATIONAL AND MENTORING SERVICES INC
NTEE Code F50
NTEE Classification Addictive Disorders N.E.C.
NTEE Type Mental Health, Crisis Intervention
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 June, 2001
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$141,800 3.74% Rachel Lloyd Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Girls Educational & Mentoring Services (GEMS) (NY) 85.08 three stars
One Voice (CA) 87.68 three stars
Humanitarian Service Project (IL) 85.93 three stars
The Crisis Center of Johnson County (IA) 89.24 three stars
Caritas of Austin (TX) 87.34 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Girls Educational & Mentoring Services (GEMS)
201 West 148th Street
New York, NY 10039
tel: (212) 926-8089
fax: (212) 491-2696
EIN: 13-4150972

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Board Leadership

Renee Anderson
Chair

CEO

Rachel Lloyd
Founder & President

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