In 2020, individual board giving covered 100% of Youth INC’s overhead, with any additional funds from Board Members’ firms going directly to fund our programs.
Youth INC is a registered charitable organization with the State of New York’s Attorney General's Office. For further information, you may contact the New York Attorney General at 212-416-8686.
Youth INC prides itself on investing in the capacity of our 75+ nonprofit partners and building our internal capacity to hire and retain talent and scale our operations to raise more funds to impact more NYC youth. The Better Business Bureau (BBB) has stated that nonprofits should aim for 65% of their expenses to go toward programming. In 2020, Youth INC exceeded BBB's recommendations, with 74% of our expenses funding our programs. Youth INC also received a Platinum rating on GuideStar for our overhead ratio and overall financial transparency. Below are two studies on overhead and nonprofits that illustrate the need for more investments in capacity building: