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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Adventure Unlimited

Opening Windows to God

91.58

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

Board Leadership
Tom Denison
Chairman

CEO
Gina Lindquist-Bailey
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.58
  Financial 93.54
  Accountability & Transparency 90.00
This rating was published 10/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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

93.54

Accountability & Transparency

90.00

This rating was published 10/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
79.9%
  Administrative Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.96
  Program Expenses Growth 9.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.5%
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) 91.58
Girl Scouts of Northern California (CA) 88.09
Boys & Girls Club of Washington County (MD) 85.03
Boys & Girls Clubs of Benton and Franklin Counties (WA) 89.24
Girl Scouts of the USA (NY) 92.38

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,697,021
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,697,021
   Program Service Revenue $1,729,272
Total Primary Revenue $7,426,293
   Other Revenue $215,813
TOTAL REVENUE $7,642,106
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,156,880
   Administrative Expenses $418,892
   Fundraising Expenses $810,456
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,386,228
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,255,878
   
Net Assets $18,610,580

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 $3,746,164 72.6%
Christian Science Field Programs & Leadership Development $1,410,716 27.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-01 10/01/2021 91.58
2019-01 07/01/2020 88.23
2018-01 07/01/2019 88.16
2017-01 07/01/2018 86.13
2016-01 08/01/2017 89.99
2015-01 07/01/2016 88.24
2014-01 06/01/2016 87.07
 
CN 2.0
2014-01 09/01/2015 88.02
2013-01 12/22/2014 84.02
2013-01 02/01/2014 81.92
2012-01 07/01/2013 80.97
2011-01 03/01/2012 88.31
2010-01 09/20/2011 89.37
 
CN 1.0
2010-01 05/01/2011 82.43
2009-01 06/01/2010 91.21
2008-01 08/01/2009 86.50
2007-01 06/01/2008 95.18
2006-01 04/01/2007 87.77
2005-01 06/01/2006 88.24
2004-01 05/01/2005 85.97

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, 2018
  • January, 2017
  • January, 2016
  • January, 2015
  • January, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$158,089 2.47% Gina Lindquist-Bailey Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Adventure Unlimited (CO) 91.58
Girl Scouts of North-Central Alabama (AL) 92.86
Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Iowa (IA) 88.67
Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County (FL) 96.19
Boys & Girls Clubs of Benton and Franklin Counties (WA) 89.24

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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

Tom Denison
Chairman

CEO

Gina Lindquist-Bailey
Executive Director

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