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YMCA of Greater Indianapolis

We build strong kids, strong families, strong communities

four stars

93.62

615 North Alabama Street Suite 200
Indianapolis, IN 46204
tel: (317) 266-9622   Web Site
EIN: 35-0868211

Board Leadership
Jeff Harrison
Chair

CEO
Eric J. Ellswort
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.62 four stars
  Financial 94.32 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1854, the YMCA of Greater Indianapolis is a community service organization dedicated to putting Christian principles into practice through programs that enhance personal growth and improve the health of spirit, mind and body for all. At the root of our mission is a commitment to character development and the four core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. Throughout Indianapolis, our twelve YMCA branches serve more than 171,000 people from diverse communities- providing over $6 million in scholarships, program subsidies, and underwritten programs in low-income communities.

Founded in 1854, the YMCA of Greater Indianapolis is a community service organization dedicated to putting Christian principles into practice through programs that enhance personal growth and improve the health of spirit, mind and body for all. At the root of our mission is a commitment to character development and the four core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. Throughout Indianapolis, our twelve YMCA branches serve more than 171,000 people from diverse communities- providing over $6 million in scholarships, program subsidies, and underwritten programs in low-income communities.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of campers enrolled
6,731
Number of health outcomes improved
705
Number of volunteers
4,300
Number of volunteers
4,300
Veteran households awarded financial assistance
1,857
This impact information is current as of November 2019, 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

four stars

94.32

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

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)
91.5%
  Administrative Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.59
  Program Expenses Growth 7.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 22.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by YMCA of Greater Indianapolis on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by YMCA of Greater Indianapolis on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
YMCA of Greater Indianapolis (IN) 93.62 four stars
YMCA of Northwest Florida (FL) 93.97 four stars
YWCA Evanston/North Shore (IL) 92.22 four stars
YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta (GA) 93.02 four stars
Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, Jacobs Family Campus (CA) 88.86 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,987,737
   Federated Campaigns $730,354
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $579,051
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,483,371
Total Contributions $6,780,513
   Program Service Revenue $54,163,687
Total Primary Revenue $60,944,200
   Other Revenue $2,459,320
TOTAL REVENUE $63,403,520
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $55,874,915
   Administrative Expenses $4,103,031
   Fundraising Expenses $1,308,869
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $61,286,815
   
Payments to Affiliates $553,632
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,116,705
   
Net Assets $101,473,449

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 $24,751,565 44.3%
Social Responsibility $3,498,876 6.3%
Youth Leadership $27,624,474 49.4%

Ratings History
YMCA of Greater Indianapolis has received 10 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 10/01/2019 93.62 four stars
2017-12 12/21/2018 94.34 four stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 93.41 four stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 90.86 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.49 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 92.37 four stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 93.33 four stars
2012-12 03/01/2014 93.25 four stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 94.63 four stars
2010-12 12/01/2011 94.14 four stars
2008-12 09/20/2011 91.15 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2008-12 05/01/2010 94.04 four stars
2007-12 07/01/2009 80.28 three stars
2006-12 05/01/2008 81.04 three stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 87.58 three stars
2004-12 04/01/2006 91.40 four stars
2003-12 02/01/2005 91.38 four stars
2002-12 06/01/2004 94.03 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 35-0868211
Name in IRS Master File YOUNG MENS CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION OF GREATER INDIANAPOLIS
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 (29) Other religious 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 September, 1944
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
$300,696 0.49% Eric J. Ellswort President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
YMCA of Greater Indianapolis (IN) 93.62 four stars
YMCA of South Palm Beach County (FL) 91.04 four stars
YMCA of the Rockies (CO) 92.61 four stars
Armed Services YMCA (VA) 93.12 four stars
YMCA of Greater New York (NY) 93.31 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

YMCA of Greater Indianapolis
615 North Alabama Street
Suite 200
Indianapolis, IN 46204
tel: (317) 266-9622
fax: (317) 266-2845
EIN: 35-0868211

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Board Leadership

Jeff Harrison
Chair

CEO

Eric J. Ellswort
President & CEO

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