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Human Services : Children's and Family Services (Grantmaking)

Forever Young Foundation

Passing on hope & resources for the development, strength & education of children

four stars

96.11

1424 South Stapley Drive Mesa, AZ 85204
tel: (480) 507-0416   Web Site
EIN: 87-0509354

Board Leadership
Steve & Barb Young
Founders and Co-Chairs

CEO
Sterling Tanner
President and Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.11 four stars
  Financial 94.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1993 by NFL Hall of Famer and Super Bowl MVP Steve Young, Forever Young Foundation serves children facing significant physical, emotional, and financial challenges. Funds raised further our efforts to provide academic, athletic, and therapeutic opportunities currently unavailable to these children. Forever Young Foundation primarily focuses our efforts in Northern California, Arizona, Utah, and Ghana, Africa.

Founded in 1993 by NFL Hall of Famer and Super Bowl MVP Steve Young, Forever Young Foundation serves children facing significant physical, emotional, and financial challenges. Funds raised further our efforts to provide academic, athletic, and therapeutic opportunities currently unavailable to these children. Forever Young Foundation primarily focuses our efforts in Northern California, Arizona, Utah, and Ghana, Africa.

Results Information

Reported Results
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Total in 2016
Forever Young Foundation: Total number of children served.
15,300
Sophie's Place: Total number of music therapy treatments provided.
4,654
Forever Young and 8 to 80 Zones: Number of youth that utilize equipment and training provided.
5,300
Forever Young Nonprofit Institute / GIVE Salt Lake: total number of nonprofit leaders and board members trained.
320
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This results data is current as of November 2017, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. Results information published on this organization's rating page has no effect on its rating at this time. data iconLearn More

Financial

four stars

94.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
94.4%
  Administrative Expenses 3.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.12
  Program Expenses Growth 3.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Forever Young Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Forever Young Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Forever Young Foundation (AZ) 96.11 four stars
Connie Maxwell Children's Home (SC) 87.10 three stars
Shoes That Fit (CA) 94.05 four stars
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KIDS Center (OR) 91.45 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,106,931
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,106,931
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,106,931
   Other Revenue $900,891
TOTAL REVENUE $3,007,822
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,712,053
   Administrative Expenses $149,447
   Fundraising Expenses $42,383
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,903,883
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $103,939
   
Net Assets $3,534,612

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.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Health Programs $1,336,062 49.3%
Educational Programs $715,460 26.4%
Support for At-Risk Children $344,241 12.7%

Ratings History
Forever Young Foundation has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 06/01/2018 96.11 four stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 100.00 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 98.64 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 09/01/2015 99.56 four stars
2013-12 08/03/2015 97.13 four stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 99.54 four stars
2011-12 09/01/2013 75.85 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 87-0509354
Name in IRS Master File FOREVER YOUNG FOUNDATION
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 (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 May, 1993
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$142,550 4.90% Sterling Tanner President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Forever Young Foundation (AZ) 96.11 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Forever Young Foundation
1424 South Stapley Drive
Mesa, AZ 85204
tel: (480) 507-0416
EIN: 87-0509354

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Board Leadership

Steve & Barb Young
Founders and Co-Chairs

CEO

Sterling Tanner
President and Executive Director

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