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YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids

Youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility

four stars

91.30

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

Board Leadership
Stacie R. Behler
Board Chair

CEO
Scott Lewis
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.30 four stars
  Financial 88.37 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

three stars

88.37

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 11/01/2020 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)
86.9%
  Administrative Expenses 11.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.29
  Program Expenses Growth 3.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 50.0%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids (MI) 91.30 four stars
Valley of the Sun YMCA (AZ) 87.76 three stars
Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, Jacobs Family Campus (CA) 90.09 four stars
YMCA of Orange County (CA) 92.15 four stars
YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta (GA) 93.94 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,172,362
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $77,905
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,677,911
Total Contributions $4,928,178
   Program Service Revenue $28,597,955
Total Primary Revenue $33,526,133
   Other Revenue $950,467
TOTAL REVENUE $34,476,600
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $30,056,483
   Administrative Expenses $3,917,187
   Fundraising Expenses $467,574
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $34,441,244
   
Payments to Affiliates $448,357
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $35,356
   
Net Assets $43,955,139

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 $12,091,077 40.2%
Youth Development $11,850,219 39.4%
Social Responsibility $2,964,924 9.9%

Ratings History
YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids has received 8 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 11/01/2020 91.30 four stars
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
$261,347 0.75% Scott Lewis President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids (MI) 91.30 four stars
YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh (PA) 86.92 three stars
Bender Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington (MD) 90.45 four stars
YMCA of Greater Williamson County (TX) 87.93 three stars
Boothbay Region YMCA (ME) 94.27 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
fax: (616) 855-9601
EIN: 38-1358058

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Board Leadership

Stacie R. Behler
Board Chair

CEO

Scott Lewis
President, CEO

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