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Girls Educational & Mentoring Services (GEMS)

Girls Are Not For Sale

three stars

84.15

201 West 148th Street New York, NY 10039
tel: (917) 837-0357   Web Site
EIN: 13-4150972

Board Leadership
Kimberly Caparso
Interim Chair

CEO
Rachel Lloyd
Founder & President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.15 three stars
  Financial 80.47 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

three stars

80.47

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

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)
77.9%
  Administrative Expenses 13.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.42
  Program Expenses Growth -7.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.2%
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) 84.15 three stars
The Family Place (TX) 92.29 four stars
House of Ruth Maryland (MD) 92.67 four stars
Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (DC) 88.81 three stars
The Blue Bench (CO) 88.53 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,003,766
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $267,276
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $736,869
Total Contributions $3,007,911
   Program Service Revenue $82,192
Total Primary Revenue $3,090,103
   Other Revenue $-43,662
TOTAL REVENUE $3,046,441
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,487,334
   Administrative Expenses $388,385
   Fundraising Expenses $289,581
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,165,300
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-118,859
   
Net Assets $1,512,781

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
2019-06 12/01/2020 84.15 three stars
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 4.47% Rachel Lloyd Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Girls Educational & Mentoring Services (GEMS) (NY) 84.15 three stars
The Shelter for Abused Women & Children (FL) 91.46 four stars
Hope House (MO) 91.92 four stars
Sanctuary for Families (NY) 90.52 four stars
LifeWire (WA) 91.56 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Girls Educational & Mentoring Services (GEMS)
201 West 148th Street
New York, NY 10039
tel: (917) 837-0357
fax: (212) 491-2696
EIN: 13-4150972

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Board Leadership

Kimberly Caparso
Interim Chair

CEO

Rachel Lloyd
Founder & President

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