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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Detroit Police Athletic League

Building character in young people

three stars

81.98

1680 Michigan Avenue Detroit, MI 48216
tel: (313) 833-1600   Web Site
EIN: 38-3314318

Board Leadership
Terrence A. Thomas
Chairperson

CEO
Tim Richey
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 81.98 three stars
  Financial 79.40 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Detroit Police Athletic League (PAL) is a non-profit organization positively impacting the lives of more than 11,000 children each year. With roots dating back to 1969, our group works to create safe and supportive places for kids to play. We also train and certify more than 1,500 volunteers each year to become encouraging coaches and mentors to the city's youth. Detroit PAL's mission is to build character in young people through athletic, academic and leadership development programs and to help provide young people with the support and told necessary for them to achieve their highest potential as adults.

Detroit Police Athletic League (PAL) is a non-profit organization positively impacting the lives of more than 11,000 children each year. With roots dating back to 1969, our group works to create safe and supportive places for kids to play. We also train and certify more than 1,500 volunteers each year to become encouraging coaches and mentors to the city's youth. Detroit PAL's mission is to build character in young people through athletic, academic and leadership development programs and to help provide young people with the support and told necessary for them to achieve their highest potential as adults.

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Financial

two stars

79.40

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
80.0%
  Administrative Expenses 9.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.09
  Program Expenses Growth -1.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 75.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Detroit Police Athletic League on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Detroit Police Athletic League on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Detroit Police Athletic League (MI) 81.98 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Heart of America Council (MO) 91.05 four stars
Madison Square Boys & Girls Club (NY) 92.12 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Tampa Bay (FL) 90.53 four stars
Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida (FL) 91.98 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,234,056
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $18,761
   Related Organizations $490,346
   Government Grants $87,684
Total Contributions $3,830,847
   Program Service Revenue $217,980
Total Primary Revenue $4,048,827
   Other Revenue $886,436
TOTAL REVENUE $4,935,263
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,081,087
   Administrative Expenses $393,202
   Fundraising Expenses $423,283
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,897,572
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,037,691
   
Net Assets $4,475,551

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
Youth Sports Leagues $1,944,232 93.4%
Kids Corner $136,855 6.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 12/21/2018 81.98 three stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 84.35 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 87.88 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 80.37 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 11/01/2014 80.66 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 38-3314318
Name in IRS Master File DETROIT POLICE ATHLETIC LEAGUE INCORPORATED
NTEE Code P40
NTEE Classification Family Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
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
(560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
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 April, 1997
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$116,818 4.03% Timothy Richey Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Detroit Police Athletic League (MI) 81.98 three stars
North Marin Community Services (CA) 90.65 four stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles (CA) 86.66 three stars
Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta (GA) 93.57 four stars
Operation Shoestring (MS) 93.27 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Detroit Police Athletic League
1680 Michigan Avenue
Detroit, MI 48216
tel: (313) 833-1600
fax: (313) 833-1616
EIN: 38-3314318

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Board Leadership

Terrence A. Thomas
Chairperson

CEO

Tim Richey
Chief Executive Officer

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