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YMCA of Greater Houston

We build strong kids, strong families, strong communities

four stars

91.18

2600 North Loop West Suite 300
Houston, TX 77092
tel: (713) 659-5566   Web Site
EIN: 74-1109737

Board Leadership
Bryan Ruez
Board Chair

CEO
Stephen Ives
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.18 four stars
  Financial 89.68 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

First organized in 1886, the YMCA of Greater Houston's mission is to put Judeo-Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all. The YMCA has always stayed true to its mission, values and purpose. With 34 centers and over 300 program locations serving eleven counties, the YMCA of Greater Houston is helping to build strong kids, strong families and strong communities. The YMCA is serving more than 500,000 boys and girls, men and women each year.

First organized in 1886, the YMCA of Greater Houston's mission is to put Judeo-Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all. The YMCA has always stayed true to its mission, values and purpose. With 34 centers and over 300 program locations serving eleven counties, the YMCA of Greater Houston is helping to build strong kids, strong families and strong communities. The YMCA is serving more than 500,000 boys and girls, men and women each year.

Financial

three stars

89.68

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 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)
87.1%
  Administrative Expenses 11.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.26
  Program Expenses Growth 2.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 46.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by YMCA of Greater Houston on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by YMCA of Greater Houston on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
YMCA of Greater Houston (TX) 91.18 four stars
The Granite YMCA (NH) 92.06 four stars
YMCA of San Francisco (CA) 93.63 four stars
YMCA of Greater New York (NY) 93.10 four stars
Central Florida YMCA (FL) 87.92 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $19,650,579
   Federated Campaigns $2,329,366
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $557,849
   Related Organizations $103,866
   Government Grants $21,633,987
Total Contributions $44,275,647
   Program Service Revenue $91,994,169
Total Primary Revenue $136,269,816
   Other Revenue $3,809,762
TOTAL REVENUE $140,079,578
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $119,578,486
   Administrative Expenses $16,770,904
   Fundraising Expenses $2,249,715
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $138,599,105
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,480,473
   
Net Assets $169,011,533

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
Healthy Living Program $55,601,952 46.5%
Youth Development $40,070,461 33.5%
Social Responsibility $23,906,073 20.0%

Ratings History
YMCA of Greater Houston has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 02/01/2021 91.18 four stars
2018-12 11/01/2020 91.22 four stars
2018-12 03/01/2020 90.97 four stars
2017-08 09/01/2018 90.26 four stars
2016-08 12/01/2017 89.30 three stars
2015-08 06/01/2017 89.43 three stars
2015-08 11/01/2016 89.06 three stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 91.36 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 11/01/2015 90.60 four stars
2013-08 12/22/2014 93.02 four stars
2012-08 10/01/2013 94.20 four stars
2011-08 11/06/2012 92.80 four stars
2011-08 09/01/2012 89.10 three stars
2010-08 09/20/2011 86.39 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-08 10/01/2010 86.11 three stars
2008-08 12/01/2009 92.56 four stars
2007-08 04/01/2009 93.17 four stars
2006-08 11/01/2007 93.90 four stars
2005-08 09/01/2006 95.62 four stars
2004-08 11/01/2005 96.42 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 74-1109737
Name in IRS Master File YOUNG MENS CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION OF GREATER HOUSTON AREA
NTEE Code P27
NTEE Classification Young Men's or Women's Associations (YMCA, YWCA, YWHA, YMHA)
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Religious Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (324) YMCA, YWCA, YMCA, etc.
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 October, 1962
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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • August, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$478,550 0.34% Stephen Ives President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
YMCA of Greater Houston (TX) 91.18 four stars
YMCA of Martha's Vineyard (MA) 85.69 three stars
YMCA of Honolulu (HI) 93.95 four stars
Rowan-Cabarrus YMCA (NC) 92.54 four stars
Armed Services YMCA (VA) 91.67 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

YMCA of Greater Houston
2600 North Loop West
Suite 300
Houston, TX 77092
tel: (713) 659-5566
fax: (713) 758-9140
EIN: 74-1109737

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 3007
Houston, TX 77253

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Board Leadership

Bryan Ruez
Board Chair

CEO

Stephen Ives
President & CEO

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