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Education : Scholarship and Financial Support

Simon Youth Foundation

Helping at-risk kids in Simon mall communities nationwide

three stars

86.68

225 West Washington Street Indianapolis, IN 46204
tel: (800) 509-3676   Web Site
EIN: 35-2035269

Board Leadership
Deborah J. Simon
Chairperson

CEO
J. Michael Durnil
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.68 three stars
  Financial 81.17 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2016 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

three stars

81.17

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2016 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)
66.5%
  Administrative Expenses 16.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.77
  Program Expenses Growth 9.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Simon Youth Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Simon Youth Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Simon Youth Foundation (IN) 86.68 three stars
Foster Care to Success (VA) 89.39 three stars
UNCF (DC) 94.94 four stars
Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation (VA) 92.77 four stars
Step Up For Students (FL) 100.00 four stars

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Simon Youth Foundation (SYF) began in 1998, after employees in Simon malls noticed a community need, the education of at-risk youth, and began a grassroots effort to make a difference. SYF helps at-risk kids in Simon mall communities nationwide earn high school diplomas and scholarships to realize hopes of going to college. The mission of SYF is to foster and improve educational opportunities, career development, and life skills that transform the lives of at-risk youth through focused programs and initiatives with our public school and post-secondary education partners. SYF's mission is accomplished in two ways: by working with local public school districts to establish the unique Education Resource Centers; and by providing post-secondary scholarships to ERC graduates and high school seniors.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,398,730
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $30,925
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,429,655
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,429,655
   Other Revenue $804,420
TOTAL REVENUE $4,234,075
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,400,315
   Administrative Expenses $594,254
   Fundraising Expenses $528,454
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,523,023
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $711,052
   
Net Assets $12,001,530

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
Academies $1,190,417 49.6%
Scholarships $1,111,118 46.3%
Best Practices Conference $98,780 4.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 12/01/2016 86.68 three stars
2014-12 07/01/2016 88.74 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 88.74 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 90.06 four stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 78.66 two stars
2012-12 11/01/2013 85.52 three stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 77.94 two stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 84.43 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 83.80 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 84.58 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/01/2010 71.60 two stars
2008-12 11/01/2009 85.12 three stars
2007-12 11/01/2008 78.02 two stars
2006-12 09/01/2007 81.03 three stars
2005-12 11/01/2006 77.11 two stars
2004-12 11/01/2005 70.53 two stars
2003-12 10/01/2004 70.56 two stars
2002-12 02/01/2004 68.19 one star

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 35-2035269
Name in IRS Master File SIMON YOUTH FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code B92
NTEE Classification Remedial Reading, Reading Encouragement
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(149) Other instruction and training
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, 1998
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 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
$193,679 5.49% J. Michael Durnil President & CEO

Simon Youth Foundation (SYF) began in 1998, after employees in Simon malls noticed a community need, the education of at-risk youth, and began a grassroots effort to make a difference. SYF helps at-risk kids in Simon mall communities nationwide earn high school diplomas and scholarships to realize hopes of going to college. The mission of SYF is to foster and improve educational opportunities, career development, and life skills that transform the lives of at-risk youth through focused programs and initiatives with our public school and post-secondary education partners. SYF's mission is accomplished in two ways: by working with local public school districts to establish the unique Education Resource Centers; and by providing post-secondary scholarships to ERC graduates and high school seniors.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Simon Youth Foundation (IN) 86.68 three stars
ACCESS College Foundation (VA) 92.87 four stars
Institute for Quality Education (IN) 86.56 three stars
American Technion Society (NY) 89.19 three stars
Carson Scholars Fund (MD) 91.81 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Simon Youth Foundation
225 West Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
tel: (800) 509-3676
fax: (317) 263-2371
EIN: 35-2035269

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Board Leadership

Deborah J. Simon
Chairperson

CEO

J. Michael Durnil
President, CEO

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