Contact & General Information

The Y (National Office)
101 North Wacker Dr.
Chicago, IL 60606
Tax Status: 501(c)3

Other Names

National Council of Young Men's Christian Associations of the USA
YMCA of the United States
YMCA of the USA
YMCA World Services
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Stated Mission

To serve as the national resource office for the nation's Ys, which strengthen community by nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living for all, and fostering social responsibility.
Fiscal Year Ended 12/31/15

Program Percentage :  87 %

Calculated Total Expenses (rounded) :  $101,000,000 

A charity's Program % is the percentage of its cash budget it spends on Programs relative to Overhead (Fundraising and Management & General Expenses)

Cost to Raise $100 :  $ 4

Calculated Total Contributions (rounded) :  $57,000,000 

Cost to Raise $100 signifies how many dollars a charity spends on Fundraising to raise each $100 of Contributions.

Government Funding

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For the reporting year rated by CharityWatch, this charity received cash grants/contributions from government sources within a range of:

0% to 24%

Financial Documents

The Y (National Office)'s rating is based on CharityWatch's in-depth analysis of the following documents for the fiscal year represented:

Entity Document Type Tax Id #
National Council of YMCAs of the USA IRS Form 990 36-3258696
National Council of YMCAs of the USA Consolidated Audited Financial Statements Multiple

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