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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

95.94

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 95.94 four stars
  Financial 94.26 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

four stars

94.26

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2021 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)
93.6%
  Administrative Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.49
  Program Expenses Growth 4.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.1%
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) 95.94 four stars
CARE House of Oakland County (MI) 92.01 four stars
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Arizona Helping Hands (AZ) 98.23 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,067,863
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,067,863
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,067,863
   Other Revenue $1,383,090
TOTAL REVENUE $3,450,953
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,074,337
   Administrative Expenses $148,395
   Fundraising Expenses $40,674
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,263,406
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $187,547
   
Net Assets $4,407,835

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 $1,507,484 49.0%
Support for At-Risk Children $818,949 26.6%
Educational Programs $376,336 12.2%

Ratings History
Forever Young Foundation has received 8 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 07/01/2021 95.94 four stars
2018-12 06/01/2020 95.53 four stars
2017-12 05/01/2019 92.92 four stars
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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$159,160 4.87% Sterling Tanner President

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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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