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Homeless Youth Connection

Meeting the needs of youth experiencing homelessness

four stars

96.66

9950 West Van Buren Street Suite 114
Avondale, AZ 85323
tel: (623) 374-3747   Web Site
EIN: 27-3182999

Board Leadership
Ginny Solis-Wright
President

CEO
Dawn Bogart
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.66 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of Homeless Youth Connection (HYC) is to eliminate barriers to graduation for homeless youth and create lasting solutions for a successful future through community support and increased awareness. HYC serves homeless youth ages 13-21 who are attending local high schools. Youth are provided with basic necessities, case management, housing if needed, life skills and mentors to ensure they have the resources to stay in school, complete their education and have a chance at a brighter future. Since our inception ten years ago, we have served more than 2,700 students, and placed more than 100 in host homes.

The mission of Homeless Youth Connection (HYC) is to eliminate barriers to graduation for homeless youth and create lasting solutions for a successful future through community support and increased awareness. HYC serves homeless youth ages 13-21 who are attending local high schools. Youth are provided with basic necessities, case management, housing if needed, life skills and mentors to ensure they have the resources to stay in school, complete their education and have a chance at a brighter future. Since our inception ten years ago, we have served more than 2,700 students, and placed more than 100 in host homes.

Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
88.5%
  Administrative Expenses 3.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.50
  Program Expenses Growth 40.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Homeless Youth Connection on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Homeless Youth Connection on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Homeless Youth Connection (AZ) 96.66 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,351,550
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $194,415
Total Contributions $1,545,965
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,545,965
   Other Revenue $16
TOTAL REVENUE $1,545,981
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,033,717
   Administrative Expenses $47,142
   Fundraising Expenses $102,020
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,182,879
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $363,102
   
Net Assets $510,836

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

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 06/01/2020 96.66 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 27-3182999
Name in IRS Master File HOMELESS YOUTH CONNECTION INC
NTEE Code O50
NTEE Classification Youth Development Programs, Other
NTEE Type Youth Development
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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, 2011
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, 2019
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$79,500 6.72% Dawn Bogart Executive Director

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Homeless Youth Connection (AZ) 96.66 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Homeless Youth Connection
9950 West Van Buren Street
Suite 114
Avondale, AZ 85323
tel: (623) 374-3747
EIN: 27-3182999

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Board Leadership

Ginny Solis-Wright
President

CEO

Dawn Bogart
Chief Executive Officer

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