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City Year

Give a year. Change the world.

four stars

93.17

287 Columbus Avenue Boston, MA 02116
tel: (617) 927-2500   Web Site
EIN: 22-2882549

Board Leadership
Jonathan S. Lavine
Chair of the Board

CEO
Michael Brown
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.17 four stars
  Financial 91.21 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2016 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

91.21

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 10/01/2016 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)
80.5%
  Administrative Expenses 10.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.41
  Program Expenses Growth 16.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 21.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by City Year on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by City Year on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
City Year (MA) 93.17 four stars
Lions Clubs International Foundation (IL) 94.73 four stars
Good360 (VA) 90.13 four stars
WhyHunger (NY) 89.11 three stars
Help the Children (CA) 87.62 three stars

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City Year was founded in 1988 on the belief that young people can change the world. City Year unites young people of all backgrounds for a year of full-time service, giving them the skills and opportunities to change the world. As tutors, mentors and role models, these diverse young leaders help children stay in school and on track, and transform schools and communities across the United States, as well as through international affiliates in Johannesburg, South Africa and London, England. By giving corps members the skills and opportunities to serve in schools and neighborhoods across the country, City Year seeks to: help children succeed; build stronger communities; break down social barriers; develop young leaders; and foster active citizenship.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $70,805,085
   Federated Campaigns $317,477
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $9,485,397
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $60,366,907
Total Contributions $140,974,866
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $140,974,866
   Other Revenue $-196,337
TOTAL REVENUE $140,778,529
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $111,545,900
   Administrative Expenses $14,104,835
   Fundraising Expenses $12,543,524
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $138,194,259
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,584,270
   
Net Assets $57,764,137

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
In-School Service $60,234,786 54.0%
Youth Civic Leadership $47,964,737 43.0%
Physical Service $3,346,377 3.0%

Ratings History
City Year has received 13 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 10/01/2016 93.17 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 93.13 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 94.29 four stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 95.11 four stars
2012-06 12/20/2013 95.06 four stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 96.82 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 96.92 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 09/01/2010 93.24 four stars
2008-06 03/01/2010 93.27 four stars
2007-06 06/01/2009 95.67 four stars
2006-06 12/15/2007 94.16 four stars
2005-06 12/01/2006 95.67 four stars
2004-06 01/01/2006 91.73 four stars
2003-06 10/01/2004 90.07 four stars
2002-06 08/01/2003 84.65 three stars
2001-06 04/15/2003 86.90 three stars
2000-06 04/15/2002 89.32 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 22-2882549
Name in IRS Master File CITY YEAR INC
NTEE Code Z99
NTEE Classification Unknown
NTEE Type Unknown
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (408) Community service organization
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 May, 1988
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
$400,529 0.28% Michael Brown CEO, Co-Founder

City Year was founded in 1988 on the belief that young people can change the world. City Year unites young people of all backgrounds for a year of full-time service, giving them the skills and opportunities to change the world. As tutors, mentors and role models, these diverse young leaders help children stay in school and on track, and transform schools and communities across the United States, as well as through international affiliates in Johannesburg, South Africa and London, England. By giving corps members the skills and opportunities to serve in schools and neighborhoods across the country, City Year seeks to: help children succeed; build stronger communities; break down social barriers; develop young leaders; and foster active citizenship.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
City Year (MA) 93.17 four stars
Good360 (VA) 90.13 four stars
New York Cares (NY) 85.49 three stars
Help the Children (CA) 87.62 three stars
Christian Relief Services Charities (VA) 86.70 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

City Year
287 Columbus Avenue
Boston, MA 02116
tel: (617) 927-2500
fax: (617) 927-2510
EIN: 22-2882549

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Board Leadership

Jonathan S. Lavine
Chair of the Board

CEO

Michael Brown
Chief Executive Officer

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