Disable all preview features

Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Detroit Police Athletic League (PAL)

Helping Youth Find Their Greatness

three stars

88.76

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

Board Leadership
Anthony McCree
Chairperson

CEO
Robert Jamerson
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.76 three stars
  Financial 86.27 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/20/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the Detroit Police Athletic League (Detroit PAL), in partnership with the Detroit Police Department and more than 1,800 community volunteers, is to build character in young people through athletic, academic and leadership development programs.

The mission of the Detroit Police Athletic League (Detroit PAL), in partnership with the Detroit Police Department and more than 1,800 community volunteers, is to build character in young people through athletic, academic and leadership development programs.

Financial

three stars

86.27

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 12/20/2019 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)
80.7%
  Administrative Expenses 9.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.74
  Program Expenses Growth 19.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 77.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Detroit Police Athletic League (PAL) on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Detroit Police Athletic League (PAL) on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Detroit Police Athletic League (PAL) (MI) 88.76 three stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sound (WA) 92.50 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Bay County (FL) 89.96 three stars
Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin River Valleys (MN) 87.90 three stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (FL) 87.82 three stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,466,259
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $16,650
   Related Organizations $891,364
   Government Grants $67,486
Total Contributions $3,441,759
   Program Service Revenue $236,495
Total Primary Revenue $3,678,254
   Other Revenue $801,495
TOTAL REVENUE $4,479,749
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,544,627
   Administrative Expenses $583,818
   Fundraising Expenses $484,524
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,612,969
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-133,220
   
Net Assets $4,341,103

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 $3,386,851 95.5%
Kids Corner $157,776 4.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 12/20/2019 88.76 three stars
2018-12 12/01/2019 85.62 three stars
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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$118,000 2.55% Timothy Richey Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Detroit Police Athletic League (PAL) (MI) 88.76 three stars
Urban Impact (PA) 88.86 three stars
Boys & Girls Club of Burlington (VT) 86.39 three stars
Boys & Girls Club of Fall River (MA) 86.39 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Northern New Jersey Council (NJ) 85.63 three stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

This charity has an official representative registered with Charity Navigator.

Charity Contact Info

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

Visit Web Site

Board Leadership

Anthony McCree
Chairperson

CEO

Robert Jamerson
Chief Executive Officer

Join Our Mailing List

Join over 400,000 other informed givers and get updates on charity ratings, new features, hot topics, and tips for donating.