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Greater Joliet Area YMCA

Cultivate Character

four stars

91.90

749 Houbolt Road Joliet, IL 60431
tel: (815) 729-9638   Web Site
EIN: 36-2169197

Board Leadership
Nick Macris
Chair

CEO
James Watts
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.90 four stars
  Financial 96.83 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Greater Joliet Area YMCA is a charitable organization that has been serving Will County and its surrounding areas for more than 84 years. Our focus is to provide programs and services that build healthy relationships among children, adults and families to strengthen our community. Out of nearly 20,000 participants, the YMCA provides financial assistance to 1 out of 5 individuals. Our mission is to put Christian Principles into practice by developing relationships among all persons and providing programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body.

The Greater Joliet Area YMCA is a charitable organization that has been serving Will County and its surrounding areas for more than 84 years. Our focus is to provide programs and services that build healthy relationships among children, adults and families to strengthen our community. Out of nearly 20,000 participants, the YMCA provides financial assistance to 1 out of 5 individuals. Our mission is to put Christian Principles into practice by developing relationships among all persons and providing programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body.

Financial

four stars

96.83

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 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)
85.0%
  Administrative Expenses 11.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.14
  Program Expenses Growth 7.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 25.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Greater Joliet Area YMCA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Greater Joliet Area YMCA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Greater Joliet Area YMCA (IL) 91.90 four stars
Jewish Community Center of San Francisco (CA) 88.62 three stars
Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, Jacobs Family Campus (CA) 90.09 four stars
YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta (GA) 93.94 four stars
YWCA Northeast Indiana (IN) 92.16 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,028,157
   Federated Campaigns $134,596
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $133,725
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,040,000
Total Contributions $7,336,478
   Program Service Revenue $10,039,121
Total Primary Revenue $17,375,599
   Other Revenue $455,690
TOTAL REVENUE $17,831,289
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $10,295,617
   Administrative Expenses $989,967
   Fundraising Expenses $652,760
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,938,344
   
Payments to Affiliates $151,830
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $5,892,945
   
Net Assets $27,633,457

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
Kidz Zone $1,375,506 13.4%
Day Camp $1,349,370 13.1%
Sports $448,920 4.4%

Ratings History
Greater Joliet Area YMCA has received 9 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 02/01/2021 91.90 four stars
2018-12 11/01/2019 93.27 four stars
2017-12 08/01/2019 92.48 four stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 93.32 four stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 92.02 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.02 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 91.95 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 91.19 four stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 90.61 four stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 92.10 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 36-2169197
Name in IRS Master File YOUNG MENS CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION JOLIET
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 September, 1936
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
$208,895 1.74% James Watts President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Greater Joliet Area YMCA (IL) 91.90 four stars
YMCA of DeKalb County (IN) 92.22 four stars
YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas (TX) 93.31 four stars
Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester (NY) 89.01 three stars
YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta (GA) 93.94 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Greater Joliet Area YMCA
749 Houbolt Road
Joliet, IL 60431
tel: (815) 729-9638
fax: (815) 729-9629
EIN: 36-2169197

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Board Leadership

Nick Macris
Chair

CEO

James Watts
President & CEO

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