Human Services : Social Services

Girls Educational & Mentoring Services (GEMS)

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three stars

89.47

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 89.47 three stars
  Financial 85.67 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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

85.67

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
78.6%
  Administrative Expenses 14.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.71
  Program Expenses Growth -0.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.0%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,810,576
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $399,669
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $699,229
Total Contributions $4,909,474
   Program Service Revenue $106,697
Total Primary Revenue $5,016,171
   Other Revenue $-10,087
TOTAL REVENUE $5,006,084
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,835,762
   Administrative Expenses $595,237
   Fundraising Expenses $318,663
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,749,662
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,256,422
   
Net Assets $2,819,058

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$141,800 3.78% Rachel Lloyd Founder, CEO

Mission

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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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