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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Global Teen Challenge

Putting Hope Within Reach of Everyone sufferings from life-controlling addictions.

four stars

90.97

15 West 10th Street Columbus, GA 31901
tel: (706) 576-6555   Web Site
EIN: 59-3302759

Board Leadership
Gary Wilkerson
Chairman

CEO
Steve Trader
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.97 four stars
  Financial 87.24 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Global Teen Challenge is a service agency that exists to develop more than 1,400 affiliates in more than 129 countries of the world. It is our desire to provide the best and latest tools available in helping individuals with life controlling addictions. According to the World Health Organization, more than 270 million people worldwide struggle with alcohol or drug abuse. Alcohol and drug addictions are plaguing our nations, our cities, and invading our homes. We are committed to doing everything we can to reach people around the globe with life controlling problems. Our mission is to assist in the development and implementation of Teen Challenge programs worldwide. Our vision is to put hope within reach of everyone suffering from life controlling issues. We help initiate programs, develop indigenous leaders, provide funding for micro enterprises, create and translate curriculum, and focus on women with children by removing barriers to finding help.

Global Teen Challenge is a service agency that exists to develop more than 1,400 affiliates in more than 129 countries of the world. It is our desire to provide the best and latest tools available in helping individuals with life controlling addictions. According to the World Health Organization, more than 270 million people worldwide struggle with alcohol or drug abuse. Alcohol and drug addictions are plaguing our nations, our cities, and invading our homes. We are committed to doing everything we can to reach people around the globe with life controlling problems. Our mission is to assist in the development and implementation of Teen Challenge programs worldwide. Our vision is to put hope within reach of everyone suffering from life controlling issues. We help initiate programs, develop indigenous leaders, provide funding for micro enterprises, create and translate curriculum, and focus on women with children by removing barriers to finding help.

Financial

three stars

87.24

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/23/2020 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)
66.6%
  Administrative Expenses 19.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.08
  Program Expenses Growth 18.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Global Teen Challenge on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Global Teen Challenge on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Global Teen Challenge (GA) 90.97 four stars
W.D. Boyce Council Boy Scouts of America (IL) 86.56 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada (NV) 94.19 four stars
DREAM (NY) 93.45 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota and DeSoto Counties (FL) 96.43 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,055,246
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,055,246
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $5,055,246
   Other Revenue $93,302
TOTAL REVENUE $5,148,548
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,753,765
   Administrative Expenses $1,077,148
   Fundraising Expenses $469,499
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,300,412
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $848,136
   
Net Assets $4,598,668

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
Support for Rehabilitation Centers $2,753,765 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-09 12/23/2020 90.97 four stars
2018-09 11/01/2019 89.11 three stars
2017-09 12/01/2018 87.27 three stars
2017-09 08/01/2018 86.36 three stars
2016-09 09/01/2017 90.63 four stars
2015-09 12/01/2016 89.43 three stars
2014-09 09/01/2016 93.32 four stars
2014-09 08/01/2016 90.80 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 86.10 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 86.33 three stars
2013-09 09/01/2014 85.34 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 59-3302759
Name in IRS Master File GLOBAL TEEN CHALLENGE INC
NTEE Code F22
NTEE Classification Alcohol, Drug Abuse, Treatment Only
NTEE Type Mental Health, Crisis Intervention
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (573) Rehabilitating alcoholics, drug abusers, compulsive gamblers, etc.
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, 1996
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$135,022 3.13% Jerry Nance President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Global Teen Challenge (GA) 90.97 four stars
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Mercy Street (TX) 88.52 three stars
Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council (TX) 92.16 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Global Teen Challenge
15 West 10th Street
Columbus, GA 31901
tel: (706) 576-6555
fax: (706) 596-1559
EIN: 59-3302759

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 511
Columbus, GA 31902

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Board Leadership

Gary Wilkerson
Chairman

CEO

Steve Trader
Chief Executive Officer

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