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YMCA of Greater Des Moines

The Y. For Youth Development. For Healthy Living. For Social Responsibility

four stars

90.71

501 Grand Avenue Des Moines, IA 50309
tel: (515) 282-9622   Web Site
EIN: 42-0680438

Board Leadership
Josh Russell
Chair

CEO
Leisha Barcus
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.71 four stars
  Financial 87.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1868, the YMCA of Greater Des Moines has been a constant in the changing horizon of the Des Moines area. Central Iowa has embraced the YMCA because of the strength & number of facilities operated to serve our growing region; our life-impacting programs delivered to support all people, and in the manner we engage with people - through our core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. The YMCA puts Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all. The YMCA of Greater Des Moines has 9 facility branches & 2 specialty campuses that include the YMCA Supportive Housing Campus, and our beautiful year-round Y Camp. Annually the Y serves over 100,000 individuals.

Founded in 1868, the YMCA of Greater Des Moines has been a constant in the changing horizon of the Des Moines area. Central Iowa has embraced the YMCA because of the strength & number of facilities operated to serve our growing region; our life-impacting programs delivered to support all people, and in the manner we engage with people - through our core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. The YMCA puts Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all. The YMCA of Greater Des Moines has 9 facility branches & 2 specialty campuses that include the YMCA Supportive Housing Campus, and our beautiful year-round Y Camp. Annually the Y serves over 100,000 individuals.

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Financial

three stars

87.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 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)
89.1%
  Administrative Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.09
  Program Expenses Growth -2.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 37.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by YMCA of Greater Des Moines on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by YMCA of Greater Des Moines on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
YMCA of Greater Des Moines (IA) 90.71 four stars
The McGaw YMCA (IL) 89.73 three stars
YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit (MI) 85.01 three stars
YWCA Cass Clay (ND) 90.04 four stars
YWCA of San Diego County (CA) 90.94 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,666,018
   Federated Campaigns $361,417
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $195,223
Total Contributions $3,222,658
   Program Service Revenue $16,130,086
Total Primary Revenue $19,352,744
   Other Revenue $1,285,629
TOTAL REVENUE $20,638,373
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $20,629,484
   Administrative Expenses $1,827,108
   Fundraising Expenses $425,648
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $22,882,240
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-2,243,867
   
Net Assets $52,033,412

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 Program $14,042,788 68.1%
Social Responsibility $4,689,863 22.7%
Youth Development $1,896,833 9.2%

Ratings History
YMCA of Greater Des Moines has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-08 11/01/2019 90.71 four stars
2017-08 12/01/2018 90.55 four stars
2016-08 12/01/2017 89.86 three stars
2016-08 11/01/2017 88.54 three stars
2015-08 03/01/2017 85.65 three stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 87.88 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 11/01/2015 88.93 three stars
2013-08 12/22/2014 91.45 four stars
2012-08 10/01/2013 90.52 four stars
2011-08 08/01/2012 89.17 three stars
2010-08 09/20/2011 87.25 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-08 10/01/2010 91.69 four stars
2008-08 12/01/2009 86.77 three stars
2007-08 12/01/2008 88.81 three stars
2006-08 08/01/2007 89.98 three stars
2005-08 09/01/2006 85.44 three stars
2004-08 11/01/2005 89.66 three stars
2003-08 10/01/2004 91.29 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 42-0680438
Name in IRS Master File YOUNG MENS CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION OF GREATER DES MOINES
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 (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 January, 1938
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • August, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$81,254 0.35% Cameron Nicholson Interim CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$191,642 0.83% Dave Schwartz Former CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
YMCA of Greater Des Moines (IA) 90.71 four stars
YMCA of Orange County (CA) 94.35 four stars
The Granite YMCA (NH) 92.06 four stars
Peninsula Jewish Community Center (CA) 89.95 three stars
YWCA of Nashville & Middle Tennessee (TN) 88.16 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

YMCA of Greater Des Moines
501 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309
tel: (515) 282-9622
EIN: 42-0680438

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Board Leadership

Josh Russell
Chair

CEO

Leisha Barcus
CEO

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