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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

The Bridge for Youth

Helping youth and families build the bridge from crisis to connections.

four stars

91.42

1111 West 22nd Street Minneapolis, MN 55405
tel: (612) 230-6601   Web Site
EIN: 41-0983062

Board Leadership
Scott Thomas-Forss
Board President

CEO
Michelle Basham
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.42 four stars
  Financial 94.91 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 11/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1972, The Bridge for Youth is dedicated to providing the connection between the current realities of homelessness and a brighter, safer, more stable future. The Bridge is a safe and welcoming place for youth ages 10-17 in the Twin Cities who have no one to turn to, nowhere to go. The Bridge develops approaches that help youth and their families resolve their conflicts and move toward healthier relationships. Each year we serve more than a thousand young people and families with a continuum of services, including a 24-hour hotline; crisis shelter and counseling; youth, parent, and family counseling; transitional programs; and ongoing support services.

Founded in 1972, The Bridge for Youth is dedicated to providing the connection between the current realities of homelessness and a brighter, safer, more stable future. The Bridge is a safe and welcoming place for youth ages 10-17 in the Twin Cities who have no one to turn to, nowhere to go. The Bridge develops approaches that help youth and their families resolve their conflicts and move toward healthier relationships. Each year we serve more than a thousand young people and families with a continuum of services, including a 24-hour hotline; crisis shelter and counseling; youth, parent, and family counseling; transitional programs; and ongoing support services.

Financial

four stars

94.91

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 11/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
84.7%
  Administrative Expenses 6.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.47
  Program Expenses Growth 7.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 39.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Bridge for Youth on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Bridge for Youth on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Bridge for Youth (MN) 91.42 four stars
Covenant House Florida (FL) 90.29 four stars
HOPE South Florida (FL) 91.00 four stars
Tara Hall (SC) 85.82 three stars
Paul Anderson Youth Home (GA) 94.76 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,070,627
   Federated Campaigns $424,445
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $21,862
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,187,635
Total Contributions $3,704,569
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,704,569
   Other Revenue $326
TOTAL REVENUE $3,704,895
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,973,770
   Administrative Expenses $190,727
   Fundraising Expenses $219,496
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,383,993
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $320,902
   
Net Assets $4,558,452

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
Crisis Hotline $2,973,770 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-09 11/01/2017 91.42 four stars
2015-09 08/01/2016 84.77 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 84.45 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 10/01/2015 80.49 three stars
2013-09 09/01/2014 82.88 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 41-0983062
Name in IRS Master File THE BRIDGE FOR YOUTH
NTEE Code P46
NTEE Classification Family Counseling
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (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 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, 1974
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, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012

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

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$91,006 2.68% Michelle Basham Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Bridge for Youth (MN) 91.42 four stars
Mercy Multiplied (TN) 91.08 four stars
Hope Children's Home (FL) 89.42 three stars
Tennyson Center for Children (CO) 93.37 four stars
Avenues for Justice (NY) 93.96 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Bridge for Youth
1111 West 22nd Street
Minneapolis, MN 55405
tel: (612) 230-6601
fax: (612) 377-6426
EIN: 41-0983062

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Board Leadership

Scott Thomas-Forss
Board President

CEO

Michelle Basham
Executive Director

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