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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Save Our Youth

Mentoring saves lives!

three stars

86.73

3443 West 23rd Avenue Denver, CO 80211
tel: (303) 455-1126   Web Site
EIN: 84-1295393

Board Leadership
Carl Lansing
Chair

CEO
Russel Dains
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.73 three stars
  Financial 88.74 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.

Save Our Youth (SOY) is a youth development organization providing at-risk youth with educational, emotional, and spiritual skills for success through long-term mentoring relationships. SOY has served Denver's urban at-risk youth since 1994. 409 kids, ages 10-17, were served by SOY's mentoring program in 2013. SOY's average mentoring match lasts 42 months while the national average is 9 months.

Save Our Youth (SOY) is a youth development organization providing at-risk youth with educational, emotional, and spiritual skills for success through long-term mentoring relationships. SOY has served Denver's urban at-risk youth since 1994. 409 kids, ages 10-17, were served by SOY's mentoring program in 2013. SOY's average mentoring match lasts 42 months while the national average is 9 months.

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Financial

three stars

88.74

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)
80.6%
  Administrative Expenses 10.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.75
  Program Expenses Growth -10.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Save Our Youth on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Save Our Youth on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Save Our Youth (CO) 86.73 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Georgia (GA) 89.92 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Greater Tampa Bay Area Council (FL) 90.25 four stars
Boys & Girls Club of Henderson County (NC) 87.67 three stars
Fresh Youth Initiatives (NY) 98.92 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,161,803
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,161,803
   Program Service Revenue $3,600
Total Primary Revenue $1,165,403
   Other Revenue $82,100
TOTAL REVENUE $1,247,503
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $915,144
   Administrative Expenses $148,775
   Fundraising Expenses $143,163
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,207,082
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $40,421
   
Net Assets $2,231,288

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
2018-12 02/01/2020 86.73 three stars
2017-12 04/01/2019 72.08 two stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 84.81 three stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 86.44 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 86.56 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 86.03 three stars
2013-12 03/01/2015 86.51 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 84-1295393
Name in IRS Master File SAVE OUR YOUTH INC
NTEE Code I21
NTEE Classification Delinquency Prevention
NTEE Type Crime, Legal-Related
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
(328) Combat juvenile delinquency
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 Central - the organization is a parent (group ruling) and is not a church or 501(c)(1) organization.
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date August, 2014
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
$114,000 9.44% Luis Villarreal Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Save Our Youth (CO) 86.73 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Larimer County (CO) 88.00 three stars
Boy Scouts of America Blue Ridge Council (SC) 86.03 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley (AZ) 85.04 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Snohomish County (WA) 94.72 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Save Our Youth
3443 West 23rd Avenue
Denver, CO 80211
tel: (303) 455-1126
EIN: 84-1295393

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Board Leadership

Carl Lansing
Chair

CEO

Russel Dains
Chief Executive Officer

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