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YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids

Youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility

four stars

94.34

475 Lake Michigan Drive, NW Grand Rapids, MI 49504
tel: (616) 855-9622   Web Site
EIN: 38-1358058

Board Leadership
Sean P. Walsh
Board Chair

CEO
Scott Lewis
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.34 four stars
  Financial 92.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy mind, spirit, and body for all. Founded in 1869, the YMCA is composed of six branches that serve over 96,000 residents in the Greater Grand Rapids community. YMCA core programs include: childcare, education/leadership, swim/sports/play, camp, family time, sports/recreation, group interests, social services, global services, volunteerism/giving, and advocacy. All program curricula is structured to develop the YMCA's core values of caring, honesty, respect, responsibility, and inclusion. The vision of the YMCA is to be the leader in strengthening the foundations of the community through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.

The mission of the YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy mind, spirit, and body for all. Founded in 1869, the YMCA is composed of six branches that serve over 96,000 residents in the Greater Grand Rapids community. YMCA core programs include: childcare, education/leadership, swim/sports/play, camp, family time, sports/recreation, group interests, social services, global services, volunteerism/giving, and advocacy. All program curricula is structured to develop the YMCA's core values of caring, honesty, respect, responsibility, and inclusion. The vision of the YMCA is to be the leader in strengthening the foundations of the community through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.

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Financial

four stars

92.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
86.4%
  Administrative Expenses 11.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.30
  Program Expenses Growth 5.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 48.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids (MI) 94.34 four stars
YMCA of San Diego County (CA) 95.23 four stars
YWCA of San Diego County (CA) 90.94 four stars
YWCA Evanston/North Shore (IL) 92.22 four stars
YMCA of Greater Seattle (WA) 96.58 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,022,988
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $145,453
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $3,244,202
Total Contributions $5,412,643
   Program Service Revenue $28,482,575
Total Primary Revenue $33,895,218
   Other Revenue $1,739,849
TOTAL REVENUE $35,635,067
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $29,894,861
   Administrative Expenses $4,151,943
   Fundraising Expenses $453,110
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $34,499,914
   
Payments to Affiliates $435,992
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,135,153
   
Net Assets $45,434,049

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
Physical Fitness & Wellness $11,791,673 39.4%
Child Care $10,514,337 35.2%
Sports and Recreation $4,115,681 13.8%

Ratings History
YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids has received 7 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 09/03/2019 94.34 four stars
2017-12 03/01/2019 93.51 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 94.63 four stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 92.76 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 96.25 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 98.80 four stars
2013-12 12/22/2014 97.03 four stars
2012-12 11/01/2014 94.39 four stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 92.03 four stars
2011-05 12/23/2011 83.95 three stars
2010-05 09/20/2011 86.35 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-05 06/01/2011 80.87 three stars
2009-05 08/01/2010 79.86 two stars
2008-05 07/01/2009 93.47 four stars
2007-05 04/01/2008 96.16 four stars
2006-05 03/01/2007 91.12 four stars
2004-05 11/01/2005 93.05 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 38-1358058
Name in IRS Master File YOUNG MENS CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION OF GREATER GRAND RAPIDS
NTEE Code P27
NTEE Classification Young Men's or Women's Associations (YMCA, YWCA, YWHA, YMHA)
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Religious Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (916) Cafeteria, restaurant, snack bar, food services, etc.
(325) Camp
(29) Other religious activities
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 July, 1942
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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$252,457 0.73% Scott Lewis President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids (MI) 94.34 four stars
Metro YMCAs of the Oranges (NJ) 92.02 four stars
Jewish Community Center of San Francisco (CA) 89.79 three stars
The McGaw YMCA (IL) 89.73 three stars
YMCA of Greater St. Petersburg (FL) 92.28 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids
475 Lake Michigan Drive, NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
tel: (616) 855-9622
EIN: 38-1358058

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Board Leadership

Sean P. Walsh
Board Chair

CEO

Scott Lewis
President, CEO

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