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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Youth & Opportunity United

40 years 15,000 kids

four stars

97.19

1027 Sherman Avenue Evanston, IL 60202
tel: (847) 866-1200   Web Site
EIN: 36-2734966

Board Leadership
Tom Scott
President

CEO
Seth Green
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.19 four stars
  Financial 96.04 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

96.04

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
79.9%
  Administrative Expenses 10.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.33
  Program Expenses Growth 27.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Youth & Opportunity United on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Youth & Opportunity United on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Youth & Opportunity United (IL) 97.19 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Memphis (TN) 89.93 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Greater Western Reserve Council (OH) 85.08 three stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward County (FL) 91.45 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Maine (ME) 93.42 four stars

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Y.O.U. (Youth & Opportunity United, Inc.) is a youth development agency founded in 1971 that provides services and leadership to meet the emerging needs of young people and their families in our community. It is our goal that all young people acquire the skills, self-confidence, and opportunity to participate fully, freely, and responsibly in the life of the community.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,795,095
   Federated Campaigns $480,000
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $246,537
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,095,424
Total Contributions $5,617,056
   Program Service Revenue $92,147
Total Primary Revenue $5,709,203
   Other Revenue $1,289
TOTAL REVENUE $5,710,492
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,164,955
   Administrative Expenses $463,501
   Fundraising Expenses $325,465
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,953,921
   
Payments to Affiliates $16,174
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,756,571
   
Net Assets $4,357,675

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
Youth & Opportunity United has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 08/01/2016 97.19 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 94.71 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 03/01/2016 94.31 four stars
2014-06 09/01/2015 88.30 three stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 92.96 four 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 36-2734966
Name in IRS Master File YOUTH & OPPORTUNITY UNITED 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 (349) Other youth organization or 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 January, 1973
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

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
$110,783 2.80% Seth Green Executive Director

Y.O.U. (Youth & Opportunity United, Inc.) is a youth development agency founded in 1971 that provides services and leadership to meet the emerging needs of young people and their families in our community. It is our goal that all young people acquire the skills, self-confidence, and opportunity to participate fully, freely, and responsibly in the life of the community.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Youth & Opportunity United (IL) 97.19 four stars
Wakeman Boys & Girls Club (CT) 86.16 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Middle Tennessee Council (TN) 85.19 three stars
A Place Called Home (CA) 93.03 four stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Florida (FL) 87.97 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Youth & Opportunity United
1027 Sherman Avenue
Evanston, IL 60202
tel: (847) 866-1200
fax: (847) 866-9143
EIN: 36-2734966

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Board Leadership

Tom Scott
President

CEO

Seth Green
Executive Director

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