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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Youth For Tomorrow

An enduring legacy

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Impact Information is available from our partner, GuideStar

four stars

90.58

11835 Hazel Circle Drive Bristow, VA 20136
tel: (703) 368-7995   Web Site
EIN: 52-1342268

Board Leadership
Joe Gibbs
Chairman

CEO
Gary L. Jones
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.58 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1986, Youth for Tomorrow (YFT) is committed to providing a safe, healthy, and compassionate environment for at-risk youth who have been abandoned, abused, or otherwise alienated from family and community. Our mission is to provide them the opportunity and motivation to focus their lives and develop the confidence, skills, intellectual ability, spiritual insight and moral integrity to become responsible and productive members of society. YFT programs are designed to meet the needs of children ages 11-17 struggling with a variety of difficulties at home and school. Since our doors opened, we have served 800 children.

Founded in 1986, Youth for Tomorrow (YFT) is committed to providing a safe, healthy, and compassionate environment for at-risk youth who have been abandoned, abused, or otherwise alienated from family and community. Our mission is to provide them the opportunity and motivation to focus their lives and develop the confidence, skills, intellectual ability, spiritual insight and moral integrity to become responsible and productive members of society. YFT programs are designed to meet the needs of children ages 11-17 struggling with a variety of difficulties at home and school. Since our doors opened, we have served 800 children.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2017
Number of program participants who receive a secondary school diploma or GED
12
Number of participants engaged in programs
185
Number of clients served
1,533
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This impact information is current as of January 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

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
87.4%
  Administrative Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.96
  Program Expenses Growth 18.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 29.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Youth For Tomorrow on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Youth For Tomorrow on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Youth For Tomorrow (VA) 90.58 four stars
New England Kurn Hattin Homes (VT) 89.27 three stars
Covenant House Texas (TX) 90.58 four stars
Emerald Coast Children's Advocacy Center (FL) 90.70 four stars
Covenant House New York (NY) 88.04 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,797,912
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,027,039
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $11,425,300
Total Contributions $17,250,251
   Program Service Revenue $7,460,645
Total Primary Revenue $24,710,896
   Other Revenue $209,165
TOTAL REVENUE $24,920,061
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $22,289,720
   Administrative Expenses $1,012,822
   Fundraising Expenses $687,230
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $23,989,772
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $930,289
   
Net Assets $20,678,639

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
Youth Services - Housing, Education, Maintenance $11,012,174 49.4%
Services for Underprivileged, Delinquent, or Wayward Children $5,952,457 26.7%
Behavioral Health Services $5,325,064 23.9%

Ratings History
Youth For Tomorrow has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 12/21/2018 90.58 four stars
2016-06 12/22/2017 91.45 four stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 91.45 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 91.40 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 92.19 four stars
2013-06 09/01/2014 88.90 three stars
2012-06 12/01/2013 81.84 three stars
2011-06 11/06/2012 83.76 three stars
2010-06 12/01/2011 82.90 three stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 89.20 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 08/01/2010 87.31 three stars
2008-06 11/01/2009 91.03 four stars
2007-06 09/01/2008 93.90 four stars
2006-06 06/01/2007 88.74 three stars
2005-06 11/01/2006 80.81 three stars
2004-06 07/01/2005 86.31 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 52-1342268
Name in IRS Master File YOUTH FOR TOMORROW NEW LIFE CENTER INC
NTEE Code O55
NTEE Classification Youth Development - Religious Leadership
NTEE Type Youth Development
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (326) Care and housing of children (orphanage, 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 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 May, 1984
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$616,690 2.57% Gary L. Jones President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Youth For Tomorrow (VA) 90.58 four stars
Wellspring Living (GA) 85.50 three stars
KidsTLC (KS) 92.92 four stars
Eagle Ranch (GA) 93.88 four stars
Black Mountain Home for Children, Youth & Families (NC) 93.89 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Youth For Tomorrow
11835 Hazel Circle Drive
Bristow, VA 20136
tel: (703) 368-7995
fax: (703) 361-4335
EIN: 52-1342268

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Board Leadership

Joe Gibbs
Chairman

CEO

Gary L. Jones
Chief Executive Officer

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