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Valley of the Sun YMCA

We build strong kids, strong families, strong communities

three stars

88.54

350 North First Avenue Phoenix, AZ 85003
tel: (602) 404-9622   Web Site
EIN: 86-0096799

Board Leadership
John Graham
Chairman

CEO
James Bryan Madden
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.54 three stars
  Financial 84.30 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Valley of the Sun YMCA mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all. Valley of the Sun YMCA was established in 1892, and currently operates18 branches and two resident camps in the metropolitan Phoenix area. The vision of the YMCA is to be a premier provider of programs and services that enhance the quality of life for individuals and families by anticipating and responding to the evolving needs of our communities. We offer health and fitness, sports, and aquatics programs, child care, summer camps, and enrichment programs for adults.

The Valley of the Sun YMCA mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all. Valley of the Sun YMCA was established in 1892, and currently operates18 branches and two resident camps in the metropolitan Phoenix area. The vision of the YMCA is to be a premier provider of programs and services that enhance the quality of life for individuals and families by anticipating and responding to the evolving needs of our communities. We offer health and fitness, sports, and aquatics programs, child care, summer camps, and enrichment programs for adults.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of participants in swim lessons and water-safety classes
7,007
Enrollment in child care programs
6,598
Youth sports registrations
11,273
Members receiving financial assistance
6,025
Number of teens served through teen leadership programs
3,000
Residential camp registrations
5,795
This impact information is current as of August 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

84.30

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
86.8%
  Administrative Expenses 11.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.56
  Program Expenses Growth -0.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 46.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Valley of the Sun YMCA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Valley of the Sun YMCA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Valley of the Sun YMCA (AZ) 88.54 three stars
YWCA of San Diego County (CA) 90.94 four stars
YMCA of Capital District (NY) 86.99 three stars
YMCA of South Palm Beach County (FL) 91.04 four stars
YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago (IL) 87.83 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,875,191
   Federated Campaigns $436,808
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $197,057
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,285,194
Total Contributions $6,794,250
   Program Service Revenue $23,426,581
Total Primary Revenue $30,220,831
   Other Revenue $3,009,615
TOTAL REVENUE $33,230,446
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $29,469,038
   Administrative Expenses $3,918,351
   Fundraising Expenses $770,879
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $34,158,268
   
Payments to Affiliates $390,384
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-927,822
   
Net Assets $23,736,672

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 $16,058,682 54.5%
Social Responsibility $2,457,704 8.3%
Youth Development $10,952,652 37.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 10/01/2019 88.54 three stars
2017-12 12/21/2018 88.04 three stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 87.30 three stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 83.71 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 81.02 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 76.29 two stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 81.81 three stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 84.98 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 78.64 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 87.95 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 03/01/2011 83.72 three stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 75.68 two stars
2007-12 07/01/2009 93.34 four stars
2006-12 05/01/2008 93.62 four stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 82.43 three stars
2004-12 02/01/2006 80.31 three stars
2003-12 01/05/2005 84.30 three stars
2002-12 05/01/2004 83.88 three stars
2001-12 06/09/2003 88.72 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 86-0096799
Name in IRS Master File VALLEY OF THE SUN YOUNG MENS CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION
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 June, 1938
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$277,783 0.81% James Bryan Madden President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Valley of the Sun YMCA (AZ) 88.54 three stars
YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago (IL) 87.83 three stars
YWCA Utah (UT) 99.39 four stars
Jewish Community Center of Chicago (IL) 89.42 three stars
YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit (MI) 85.01 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Valley of the Sun YMCA
350 North First Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85003
tel: (602) 404-9622
EIN: 86-0096799

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Board Leadership

John Graham
Chairman

CEO

James Bryan Madden
President & CEO

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