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Mission Year

One year can change everything

two stars

77.25

1947 South Hamlin Avenue Floor 2
Chicago, IL 60623
tel: (888) 340-9327   Web Site
EIN: 23-3005514

Board Leadership
George Karavattuveetil
Board Chair

CEO
Shawn Casselberry
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 77.25 two stars
  Financial 77.51 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 77.00 two stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Mission Year is a national Christian ministry dedicated to making lifelong disciples, developing leaders, and mobilizing Christians to love God and love their neighbor. We are an entry point into a lifestyle of faith, community, service, and justice that provides Christian young people with the opportunity to become part of the life of an urban neighborhood in Chicago, Philadelphia, and Houston during a yearlong program. We are Christ-centered, neighborhood focused, and justice oriented. We provide on-going support and training throughout the year for personal transformation and growth.

Mission Year is a national Christian ministry dedicated to making lifelong disciples, developing leaders, and mobilizing Christians to love God and love their neighbor. We are an entry point into a lifestyle of faith, community, service, and justice that provides Christian young people with the opportunity to become part of the life of an urban neighborhood in Chicago, Philadelphia, and Houston during a yearlong program. We are Christ-centered, neighborhood focused, and justice oriented. We provide on-going support and training throughout the year for personal transformation and growth.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2017
Average number of service recipients per month
1,200
Amount of money saved in staff funding by partnering organizations, allowing them to direct funds where needed most
800,000
This impact information is current as of October 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

two stars

77.51

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

77.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
76.3%
  Administrative Expenses 11.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.20
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.52
  Program Expenses Growth -2.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mission Year on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mission Year on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mission Year (IL) 77.25 two stars
Man in the Mirror (FL) 87.62 three stars
Forgotten Man Ministries (MI) 86.34 three stars
Bill Glass Behind the Walls (TX) 95.08 four stars
Mount Carmel Ministries (MN) 87.01 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $387,936
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $387,936
   Program Service Revenue $349,809
Total Primary Revenue $737,745
   Other Revenue $2,500
TOTAL REVENUE $740,245
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $506,631
   Administrative Expenses $86,295
   Fundraising Expenses $62,839
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $655,765
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $84,480
   
Net Assets $374,971

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
2018-08 08/01/2019 77.25 two stars
2017-08 07/01/2018 74.05 two stars
2016-08 08/01/2017 77.03 two stars
2015-08 10/01/2016 76.59 two stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 79.93 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 09/01/2015 74.64 two stars
2013-08 07/01/2014 72.47 two stars
2013-08 04/01/2014 68.53 one star

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 23-3005514
Name in IRS Master File MISSION YEAR
NTEE Code S20
NTEE Classification Community, Neighborhood Development, Improvement (General)
NTEE Type Community Improvement, Capacity Building
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 November, 1999
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • August, 2018
  • August, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$65,271 9.95% Shawn Casselberry Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$44,286 6.75% Jennifer Casselberry Director Of Operations

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mission Year (IL) 77.25 two stars
Independent Catholic Foundation for the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown (PA) 96.73 four stars
Freedom in Christ Ministries (TN) 89.48 three stars
Fellowship of Companies for Christ International (GA) 90.63 four stars
West Michigan Youth for Christ (MI) 89.05 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Mission Year
1947 South Hamlin Avenue
Floor 2
Chicago, IL 60623
tel: (888) 340-9327
EIN: 23-3005514

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 121158
Chicago, IL 60612

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Board Leadership

George Karavattuveetil
Board Chair

CEO

Shawn Casselberry
Executive Director

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