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South Central Minnesota Youth for Christ

Reaching today's teens

three stars

86.56

116 West Clark Street Albert Lea, MN 56007
tel: (507) 373-1015   Web Site
EIN: 41-1243609

Board Leadership
Doug Kuethe
Chair

CEO
Gregory Gudal
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.56 three stars
  Financial 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Youth For Christ (YFC) is an international, Christian non-profit organization that sees the hope and potential in every young person. Youth For Christ in the South Central Minnesota area began to take shape in 1960. Today and every year, thousands of youth are engaged by dedicated staff and volunteers across 7 ministry sites, a regional prayer center and a campground, all centered around one common mission: Youth For Christ reaches young people everywhere, working together with the local church and other likeminded partners to raise up life-long followers of Jesus who lead by their godliness in lifestyle, devotion to the Word of God and prayer, passion for sharing the love of Christ and commitment to social involvement.

Youth For Christ (YFC) is an international, Christian non-profit organization that sees the hope and potential in every young person. Youth For Christ in the South Central Minnesota area began to take shape in 1960. Today and every year, thousands of youth are engaged by dedicated staff and volunteers across 7 ministry sites, a regional prayer center and a campground, all centered around one common mission: Youth For Christ reaches young people everywhere, working together with the local church and other likeminded partners to raise up life-long followers of Jesus who lead by their godliness in lifestyle, devotion to the Word of God and prayer, passion for sharing the love of Christ and commitment to social involvement.

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Financial

four stars

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
85.8%
  Administrative Expenses 10.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.46
  Program Expenses Growth 9.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by South Central Minnesota Youth for Christ on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by South Central Minnesota Youth for Christ on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
South Central Minnesota Youth for Christ (MN) 86.56 three stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,063,698
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $60,457
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,124,155
   Program Service Revenue $55,215
Total Primary Revenue $1,179,370
   Other Revenue $65,699
TOTAL REVENUE $1,245,069
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,016,161
   Administrative Expenses $126,307
   Fundraising Expenses $38,096
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,180,564
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $64,505
   
Net Assets $1,479,605

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
Ministry and Christian Guidance to Teenagers $1,016,161 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 02/01/2020 86.56 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 41-1243609
Name in IRS Master File SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA YOUTH FOR CHRIST INC
NTEE Code O55
NTEE Classification Youth Development - Religious Leadership
NTEE Type Youth Development
Classification Religious Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (328) Combat juvenile delinquency
(29) Other religious activities
(349) Other youth organization or activities
Foundation Status Church 170(b)(1)(A)(i)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Subordinate - the organization is a subordinate in a group ruling.
Group Name YOUTH FOR CHRIST USA INC
Ruling Date September, 1954
Filing Requirement 990 - Not required to file (church)
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$59,877 5.07% Gregory Gudal Executive Director

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Charity Contact Info

South Central Minnesota Youth for Christ
116 West Clark Street
Albert Lea, MN 56007
tel: (507) 373-1015
EIN: 41-1243609

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Board Leadership

Doug Kuethe
Chair

CEO

Gregory Gudal
Executive Director

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