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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth

Enable all young people to reach their full potential

three stars

82.51

235 Straight Avenue NW Grand Rapids, MI 49504
tel: (616) 233-9370   Web Site
EIN: 38-0593958

Board Leadership
Joseph Gavan
President

CEO
Patrick Placzkowski
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.51 three stars
  Financial 80.34 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth mission is to enable all young people to reach their full potential as responsible citizens through education, recreation, and other positive community experiences in partnership with the Grand Rapids Police Department. Boys & Girls Clubs subscribe to the theory that programs should provide youth with a Sense of Belonging, a Sense of Usefulness, a Sense of Competence, and a Sense of Power or Influence. When this has been established, the self-esteem of youth will be enhanced.

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth mission is to enable all young people to reach their full potential as responsible citizens through education, recreation, and other positive community experiences in partnership with the Grand Rapids Police Department. Boys & Girls Clubs subscribe to the theory that programs should provide youth with a Sense of Belonging, a Sense of Usefulness, a Sense of Competence, and a Sense of Power or Influence. When this has been established, the self-esteem of youth will be enhanced.

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Financial

three stars

80.34

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
74.1%
  Administrative Expenses 15.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.92
  Program Expenses Growth 2.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth (MI) 82.51 three stars
Grenville Baker Boys & Girls Club (NY) 88.70 three stars
Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters (CT) 93.84 four stars
Boy Scouts of America, Denver Area Council (CO) 86.74 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeast Florida (FL) 95.47 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $861,272
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $79,822
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $242,687
Total Contributions $1,183,781
   Program Service Revenue $21,341
Total Primary Revenue $1,205,122
   Other Revenue $87,057
TOTAL REVENUE $1,292,179
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,464,790
   Administrative Expenses $284,136
   Fundraising Expenses $217,394
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,966,320
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-674,141
   
Net Assets $4,230,507

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
Steil Center $404,360 27.6%
Camp O'Malley $366,795 25.0%
Seidman Center $355,175 24.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 02/01/2020 82.51 three stars
2017-12 10/01/2018 85.11 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 87.10 three stars
2015-12 12/01/2016 88.40 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 88.83 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 88.83 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 88.88 three stars
2012-12 03/01/2014 88.84 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 38-0593958
Name in IRS Master File GRAND RAPIDS YOUTH COMMONWEALTH INC
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 (298) Training in sports
(325) Camp
(59) Other school related activities
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 October, 1946
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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$32,747 1.66% Milton Roye Jr. Interim Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$62,989 3.20% Rick Huisman Former Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth (MI) 82.51 three stars
Boys & Girls Club of Brookings (SD) 94.30 four stars
Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin River Valleys (MN) 87.90 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Benton and Franklin Counties (WA) 88.81 three stars
Detroit Police Athletic League (PAL) (MI) 88.76 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth
235 Straight Avenue NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
tel: (616) 233-9370
EIN: 38-0593958

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Board Leadership

Joseph Gavan
President

CEO

Patrick Placzkowski
Chief Executive Officer

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