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Armed Services YMCA

Making Military Life Easier

94.73

7405 Alban Station Court Suite B215
Springfield,, VA 22150
tel: (800) 597-1260   Web Site
EIN: 36-3274346

Board Leadership
Lee Baxter
Chairman

CEO
W.D. French
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.73
  Financial 92.55
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 using data provided by the charity on a consolidated pro forma 990 which was verified against 990s received from the IRS.

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Financial

92.55

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
89.5%
  Administrative Expenses 7.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.13
  Program Expenses Growth 0.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Armed Services YMCA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Armed Services YMCA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Armed Services YMCA (VA) 94.73
Peninsula Jewish Community Center (CA) 91.19
Cannon Memorial YMCA (NC) 88.48
YMCA of Greater Des Moines (IA) 87.88
The McGaw YMCA (IL) 89.39

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Mission:The Armed Services YMCA enhances the lives of military members and their families in spirit, mind and body through programs relevant to the unique challenges of military life.

The mission is carried out in cooperation with the military. For more than 150 years, the Armed Services YMCA has been making military life easier for our Troops and their Families. Whether they are single, married, Active, Guard or Reserve, it's all about them and providing them a quality of life commensurate with their service to the Nation. Today, in close partnership with senior military leaders, the focus of our low/no-cost programs and services is on the young, Junior Enlisted Troops and Families, as they are the ones most in need.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $19,573,853
   Federated Campaigns $266,906
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $1,999,150
   Government Grants $750,788
Total Contributions $22,590,697
   Program Service Revenue $4,969,947
Total Primary Revenue $27,560,644
   Other Revenue $8,751,545
TOTAL REVENUE $36,312,189
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $19,121,935
   Administrative Expenses $1,948,211
   Fundraising Expenses $566,961
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $21,637,107
   
Payments to Affiliates $143,210
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $14,675,082
   
Net Assets $45,906,956

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
Programs and Support for Military Members, Spouse & Families $6,757,122 35.3%
Child Care Program $6,817,103 35.7%
Educational Assistance Program $3,132,336 16.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 94.73
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 93.90
2013-12 02/01/2015 88.86
2012-12 02/01/2014 95.99
2011-12 11/06/2012 98.15
2010-12 02/01/2012 98.39
2010-12 09/20/2011 97.34
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/22/2010 99.02
2008-12 03/01/2010 98.25
2007-12 07/01/2009 97.44
2006-12 05/01/2008 95.56
2005-12 10/01/2006 93.33
2004-12 10/01/2005 87.27
2003-12 01/05/2005 87.38

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

EIN 36-3274346
Name in IRS Master File ARMED SERVICES YMCA OF THE USA
NTEE Code P27
NTEE Classification Young Men's or Women's Associations (YMCA, YWCA, YWHA, YMHA)
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(324) YMCA, YWCA, YMCA, etc.
(297) Community recreational facilities (park, playground, etc)
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 parent (group ruling) and is not a church or 501(c)(1) organization.
Group Name ARMED SERVICES YMCA OF THE USA
Ruling Date January, 1987
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
$232,226 1.07% Mike Landers President, CEO

Mission:The Armed Services YMCA enhances the lives of military members and their families in spirit, mind and body through programs relevant to the unique challenges of military life.

The mission is carried out in cooperation with the military. For more than 150 years, the Armed Services YMCA has been making military life easier for our Troops and their Families. Whether they are single, married, Active, Guard or Reserve, it's all about them and providing them a quality of life commensurate with their service to the Nation. Today, in close partnership with senior military leaders, the focus of our low/no-cost programs and services is on the young, Junior Enlisted Troops and Families, as they are the ones most in need.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Armed Services YMCA (VA) 94.73
National Council of YMCAs of the USA (IL) 97.17
JCC Association (NY) 85.33
Central Florida YMCA (FL) 88.24
WiNGS (TX) 89.47

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Charity Contact Info

Armed Services YMCA
7405 Alban Station Court
Suite B215
Springfield,, VA 22150
tel: (800) 597-1260
fax: (703) 455-2181
EIN: 36-3274346

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Board Leadership

Lee Baxter
Chairman

CEO

W.D. French
President, CEO

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