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Youth For Christ of Northern Indiana

We see the hope and potential in every young person

three stars

87.30

6427 Oakbrook Parkway Fort Wayne, IN 46825
tel: (260) 484-4551   Web Site
EIN: 35-1051837

Board Leadership
Andy Binkley
Chairperson

CEO
Chris Todia
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.30 three stars
  Financial 82.04 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Youth for Christ (YFC) national movement began in 1944 under the prominent leadership of the Reverend Billy Graham. Youth for Christ, Fort Wayne Area opened its doors seven years later in 1951. Since that time, the Northern Indiana chapter has grown into the largest of almost 200 ministry centers throughout the United States. YFC reaches young people everywhere, working together with the local church and other likeminded partners to raise up lifelong followers of Jesus who lead by their godliness in lifestyle, devotion to the Word of God and prayer, passion for sharing the love of Christ and commitment to social involvement. Youth for Christ Northern Indiana youth professionals currently serve the students and administrations in 13 high schools, 15 middle schools, two juvenile institutions, and four government-subsidized neighborhoods throughout Allen, Huntington, and Whitley Counties.

The Youth for Christ (YFC) national movement began in 1944 under the prominent leadership of the Reverend Billy Graham. Youth for Christ, Fort Wayne Area opened its doors seven years later in 1951. Since that time, the Northern Indiana chapter has grown into the largest of almost 200 ministry centers throughout the United States. YFC reaches young people everywhere, working together with the local church and other likeminded partners to raise up lifelong followers of Jesus who lead by their godliness in lifestyle, devotion to the Word of God and prayer, passion for sharing the love of Christ and commitment to social involvement. Youth for Christ Northern Indiana youth professionals currently serve the students and administrations in 13 high schools, 15 middle schools, two juvenile institutions, and four government-subsidized neighborhoods throughout Allen, Huntington, and Whitley Counties.

Financial

three stars

82.04

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
68.2%
  Administrative Expenses 14.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 17.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.44
  Program Expenses Growth 2.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Youth For Christ of Northern Indiana on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Youth For Christ of Northern Indiana on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Youth For Christ of Northern Indiana (IN) 87.30 three stars
Gospelink (VA) 91.10 four stars
Forgotten Man Ministries (MI) 91.53 four stars
West Michigan Youth for Christ (MI) 85.10 three stars
Frontier Fellowship (MN) 90.07 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,526,243
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $51,410
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,577,653
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,577,653
   Other Revenue $107,418
TOTAL REVENUE $2,685,071
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,828,564
   Administrative Expenses $400,292
   Fundraising Expenses $490,961
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,719,817
   
Payments to Affiliates $41,179
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-34,746
   
Net Assets $3,810,796

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
Campus Life $1,345,886 73.6%
Urban Ministries $482,675 26.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 07/01/2020 87.30 three stars
2018-06 07/01/2019 88.56 three stars
2017-06 04/01/2018 88.90 three stars
2016-06 03/01/2017 83.37 three stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 84.57 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 03/01/2016 87.75 three stars
2014-06 09/01/2015 75.71 two stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 88.38 three stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 91.92 four stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 86.05 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 84.33 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 73.07 two stars
2009-06 11/24/2010 79.63 two stars
2008-06 06/01/2009 57.55 one star
2007-06 06/01/2008 73.81 two stars
2006-06 04/01/2007 74.64 two stars
2005-06 05/01/2006 81.74 three stars
2004-06 03/01/2005 87.55 three 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 35-1051837
Name in IRS Master File YOUTH FOR CHRIST USA INC
NTEE Code O55
NTEE Classification Youth Development - Religious Leadership
NTEE Type Youth Development
Classification Religious Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (328) Combat juvenile delinquency
(29) Other religious activities
(349) Other youth organization or activities
Foundation Status Church 170(b)(1)(A)(i)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Subordinate - the organization is a subordinate in a group ruling.
Group Name YOUTH FOR CHRIST USA INC
Ruling Date September, 1954
Filing Requirement 990 - Not required to file (church)
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$84,600 3.11% Chris Todia Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$115,192 4.23% Larry Lance Former Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Youth For Christ of Northern Indiana (IN) 87.30 three stars
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Mount Carmel Ministries (MN) 90.08 four stars
Institute for Creation Research (TX) 92.35 four stars
Frontier Fellowship (MN) 90.07 four stars

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Youth For Christ of Northern Indiana
6427 Oakbrook Parkway
Fort Wayne, IN 46825
tel: (260) 484-4551
EIN: 35-1051837

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Board Leadership

Andy Binkley
Chairperson

CEO

Chris Todia
Chief Executive Officer

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