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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Adventure Unlimited

Opening Windows to God

three stars

86.13

5201 South Quebec Street Greenwood Village, CO 80111
tel: (888) 416-7348   Web Site
EIN: 43-0798771

Board Leadership
Steve Holser
Chairman

CEO
Gina Lindquist-Bailey
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.13 three stars
  Financial 87.38 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Adventure Unlimited accomplishes its mission of "Opening Windows to God" by providing life-changing experiences to Christian Science youth, adults and families. It has done this since 1955. We fulfill this mission through two distinct programs - the A/U Ranches and DiscoveryBound. The A/U Ranches, nestled at the base of the Collegiate Peaks in Colorado's Rocky Mountains, provides programs throughout the year in a loving and inspiring atmosphere. DiscoveryBound serves Christian Scientists and the greater community through fellowship in a dynamic, loving, healing and inspiring atmosphere, that encourages growth in understanding Christian Science and service to the world.

Adventure Unlimited accomplishes its mission of "Opening Windows to God" by providing life-changing experiences to Christian Science youth, adults and families. It has done this since 1955. We fulfill this mission through two distinct programs - the A/U Ranches and DiscoveryBound. The A/U Ranches, nestled at the base of the Collegiate Peaks in Colorado's Rocky Mountains, provides programs throughout the year in a loving and inspiring atmosphere. DiscoveryBound serves Christian Scientists and the greater community through fellowship in a dynamic, loving, healing and inspiring atmosphere, that encourages growth in understanding Christian Science and service to the world.

Financial

three stars

87.38

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
78.5%
  Administrative Expenses 7.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.00
  Program Expenses Growth 2.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Adventure Unlimited on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Adventure Unlimited on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Adventure Unlimited (CO) 86.13 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Indianapolis (IN) 92.02 four stars
Boy Scouts of America, Flint River Council (GA) 85.04 three stars
Hope Center for Kids (NE) 93.29 four stars
Harlem RBI (NY) 90.97 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,132,698
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,132,698
   Program Service Revenue $1,305,338
Total Primary Revenue $4,438,036
   Other Revenue $88,123
TOTAL REVENUE $4,526,159
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,913,427
   Administrative Expenses $418,958
   Fundraising Expenses $691,395
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,023,780
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-497,621
   
Net Assets $15,535,512

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
Christian Science Summer Camp $2,836,493 72.5%
Christian Science Field Programs & Leadership Development $1,076,934 27.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-01 07/01/2018 86.13 three stars
2016-01 08/01/2017 89.99 three stars
2015-01 07/01/2016 88.24 three stars
2014-01 06/01/2016 87.07 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-01 09/01/2015 88.02 three stars
2013-01 12/22/2014 84.02 three stars
2013-01 02/01/2014 81.92 three stars
2012-01 07/01/2013 80.97 three stars
2011-01 03/01/2012 88.31 three stars
2010-01 09/20/2011 89.37 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-01 05/01/2011 82.43 three stars
2009-01 06/01/2010 91.21 four stars
2008-01 08/01/2009 86.50 three stars
2007-01 06/01/2008 95.18 four stars
2006-01 04/01/2007 87.77 three stars
2005-01 06/01/2006 88.24 three stars
2004-01 05/01/2005 85.97 three stars
2003-01 06/01/2004 80.28 three stars
2002-01 12/01/2003 90.08 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 43-0798771
Name in IRS Master File ADVENTURE UNLIMITED
NTEE Code N20
NTEE Classification Recreational and Sporting Camps
NTEE Type Recreation, Sports, Leisure, Athletics
Classification Religious Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (349) Other youth organization or activities
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 Central - the organization is a central type organization (no group exemption) of a National, Regional or Geographic grouping of organizations.
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date May, 1964
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End January
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • January, 2017
  • January, 2016
  • January, 2015
  • January, 2014
  • January, 2013

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$121,500 2.41% Gina Lindquist-Bailey Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$2,725 0.05% Ed Sammons Treasurer

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Adventure Unlimited (CO) 86.13 three stars
The Center for Teen Empowerment (MA) 90.26 four stars
The 52nd Street Project (NY) 91.70 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County (FL) 94.94 four stars
Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters (AZ) 97.62 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Adventure Unlimited
5201 South Quebec Street
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
tel: (888) 416-7348
fax: (303) 773-0291
EIN: 43-0798771

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Board Leadership

Steve Holser
Chairman

CEO

Gina Lindquist-Bailey
Executive Director

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