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Advocates for Youth

Rights. Respect. Responsibility.

four stars

94.00

1325 G Street Northwest Suite 980
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 419-3420   Web Site
EIN: 52-1173590

Board Leadership
Jamila Perritt
Chair

CEO
Debra Hauser
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.00 four stars
  Financial 92.07 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Established in 1980 as the Center for Population Options, Advocates for Youth champions efforts to help young people make informed and responsible decisions about their reproductive and sexual health. Advocates believes it can best serve the field by boldly advocating for a more positive and realistic approach to adolescent sexual health. Advocates for Youth envisions a society that views sexuality as normal and healthy and treats young people as a valuable resource. Advocates for Youth is the only organization that works both in the United States and in developing countries with a sole focus on adolescent reproductive and sexual health.

Established in 1980 as the Center for Population Options, Advocates for Youth champions efforts to help young people make informed and responsible decisions about their reproductive and sexual health. Advocates believes it can best serve the field by boldly advocating for a more positive and realistic approach to adolescent sexual health. Advocates for Youth envisions a society that views sexuality as normal and healthy and treats young people as a valuable resource. Advocates for Youth is the only organization that works both in the United States and in developing countries with a sole focus on adolescent reproductive and sexual health.

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Financial

four stars

92.07

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 05/01/2019 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)
92.3%
  Administrative Expenses 0.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.05
  Program Expenses Growth 4.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Advocates for Youth on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Advocates for Youth on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Advocates for Youth (DC) 94.00 four stars
Planned Parenthood of Illinois (IL) 87.50 three stars
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte (CA) 93.48 four stars
Planned Parenthood Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota (MN) 86.55 three stars
SIECUS (DC) 86.24 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $8,029,196
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,447,726
Total Contributions $9,476,922
   Program Service Revenue $203,604
Total Primary Revenue $9,680,526
   Other Revenue $17,353
TOTAL REVENUE $9,697,879
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,181,644
   Administrative Expenses $202,382
   Fundraising Expenses $417,315
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,801,341
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,896,538
   
Net Assets $7,870,317

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 Empowerment $2,041,659 28.4%
Sex Education $1,630,053 22.7%
HIV Prevention Education $1,174,932 16.4%

Ratings History
Advocates for Youth has received 8 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-03 05/01/2019 94.00 four stars
2017-03 05/01/2018 91.91 four stars
2016-03 07/01/2017 93.91 four stars
2015-03 06/01/2016 95.47 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-03 02/01/2016 95.25 four stars
2014-03 09/01/2015 91.54 four stars
2013-03 06/01/2014 93.76 four stars
2012-03 04/01/2013 91.48 four stars
2011-03 02/01/2012 92.14 four stars
2010-03 09/20/2011 86.93 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-03 02/01/2011 82.90 three stars
2009-03 11/01/2010 95.84 four stars
2008-03 05/01/2009 88.14 three stars
2007-03 03/01/2008 85.33 three stars
2006-03 02/01/2007 84.28 three stars
2005-03 03/01/2006 71.15 two stars
2004-03 05/01/2005 89.01 three stars
2003-03 12/01/2003 85.66 three stars
2002-03 04/15/2003 89.84 three stars
2001-03 10/15/2002 86.32 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 52-1173590
Name in IRS Master File ADVOCATES FOR YOUTH
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (541) Population control
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, 1980
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End March
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • March, 2018
  • March, 2017
  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$197,191 2.52% Debra Hauser President, Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Advocates for Youth (DC) 94.00 four stars
Planned Parenthood of Maryland (MD) 90.23 four stars
Planned Parenthood California Central Coast (CA) 87.29 three stars
Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties (CA) 93.24 four stars
Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands (WA) 86.10 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Advocates for Youth
1325 G Street Northwest
Suite 980
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 419-3420
fax: (202) 419-1448
EIN: 52-1173590

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Board Leadership

Jamila Perritt
Chair

CEO

Debra Hauser
President

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