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Hostelling International USA (HI-USA)

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

HI-USA is a foreign exchange based in Silver Spring, MD that was founded in 1949. As of 2018 they had $39 million in revenue and $62 million in assets.

Hostelling International-USA (HI-USA) exists to promote a greater understanding of the world and its people through low-cost, culturally aware travel called hostelling and mission-based educational programs at hostels and councils.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: American Youth Hostels.

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Program areas at HI-USA

Hostel services & programs: ayh provides a network of more than50 hostels nationwide, where each year we host travelers from morethan 80 countries and more than 1 million overnights annually. Ourhostels are specifically designed to promote social interactionand experiential learning, with communal environments that fosterconnection and conversation. Hostel programs also facilitateinteraction amongst people from diverse backgrounds. As travelersget to know each another, they are discovering their similaritiesand their differences, breaking down stereotypes and socialbarriers, expanding world views, and creating a more tolerantworld.

Membership services: ayh has nearly 50,000 members with access tohostels, programs and information services. More than 3,900hostels worldwide, including more than 50 in the usa, areaccessible to ayh members. Education and engagement programs,volunteer opportunities are offered to ayh members across the usa.information services include domestic and international travelresources, travel discounts, and online publications.

Education & engagement programs: ayh delivers education andengagement programs in ayh hostels and local communities acrossthe usa to create a dynamic community of global citizens who havethe wisdom and humanity to actively make the world a better place.program outcomes are aligned with the value rubrics created by theamerican association of colleges and universities (aacu) in thedisciplines of intercultural communication, civic engagement andglobal citizenship. Each year, more than 120,000 peopleparticipate in ayh programs nationwide.

Form 990s for HI-USA

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-03Dec 20, 2019990View PDF
2018-03Apr 15, 2019990View PDF
2017-03Nov 28, 2017990View PDF
2016-03Jan 18, 2017990View PDF
2015-03Feb 3, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for HI-USA

Total grants, contributions, etc.$1,828,582
Program services$36,337,803
Investment income and dividends$464,431
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$279,115
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$-4,397
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$315,674
Miscellaneous revenues$169,450
Total revenues$39,390,658

Vendors for HI-USA

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Cohnreznick LLPTax accounting; Audit accounting2019-01-28
██████████Booking Engine$1,481,4932018-03-01
████████ █████Food and Beverage$286,5182018-03-01
████████ ██████ ███Rental Lease Paymentrental Lease Payment$547,9222018-03-01
███████ ███Construction$2,709,8072018-03-01
██████ ██ ██ ███Rental Lease Paymentrental Lease Payment$352,3572018-03-01
████████ ██████ ████ █████████ ███████Recordkeeping and information management (computing, tabulating, data processing, etc.), Participant loan processing; Investment management; Insurance$18,1502016-12-31
█████ ███ ███ ███████████Insurance agent or broker$17,3932016-12-31
...and five more vendors

Personnel at HI-USA

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Russell HedgeChief Executive Officer and Assistant Secretary$330,696March 31, 2018
Michael RiversChief Financial Officer / Vice President Finance and Assistant Treasurer$179,281April 11, 2019
███████ █████Senior Vice President Finance and Assistant Treasurer$214,880March 31, 2018
███████ ████████Vice President Information Technology$144,369March 31, 2018
████████ ████████Vice President External Affairs and Assistant Secret$138,631March 31, 2018
█████ ███████Vice President Human Resources$191,063March 31, 2018
██████ ████████Senior Vice President Programs and Assistant Secretary$213,873March 31, 2018
█████ ███████Vice President of Hostel Development$172,172March 31, 2018
████ ████████Ne Reginonal Vice President$123,097March 31, 2018
██████ ███████Vice President of Hostel Operations$147,959March 31, 2018
...and 16 more key personnel

Peer international cultural and student exchange programs

1International House501(c)(3)$19 millionNew York, NY
2University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC)501(c)(3)$30 millionReno, NV
3East-West Center / Center for Cultural & Technical Interchange Btwn East & West (EWC)501(c)(3)$27 millionHonolulu, HI
4InterExchange Incorporated501(c)(3)$16 millionNew York, NY
5World Learning501(c)(3)$152 millionBrattleboro, VT
6Afs-Usa501(c)(3)$34 millionNew York, NY
7International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX)501(c)(3)$84 millionWashington, DC
8United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia501(c)(3)$12 millionNew York, NY
9German Marshall Fund (GMF)501(c)(3)$24 millionWashington, DC
10Graduate School Usa (GSUSA)501(c)(3)$33 millionWashington, DC
11Cultural Vistas501(c)(3)$20 millionNew York, NY
12Youth For Understanding USA (YFU USA)501(c)(3)$11 millionWashington, DC
13Ef High School Exchyear Effs501(c)(3)$16 millionCambridge, MA
14Council on International Educational Exchange / Council International Study Program (CIEE)501(c)(3)$153 millionPortland, ME
15The Asia Society501(c)(3)$37 millionNew York, NY
16Amideast (AMIDEAST)501(c)(3)$65 millionWashington, DC
17Cultural Homestay International501(c)(3)$14 millionSan Rafael, CA
18Japan Society501(c)(3)$12 millionNew York, NY
19American Academy in Berlin501(c)(3)$9.9 millionNew York, NY
20American Institute in Taiwan (AIT)501(c)(3)$52 millionArlington, VA
21Americas Society Council of the Americas (ASCOA)501(c)(3)$15 millionNew York, NY
22Meridian International Center501(c)(3)$36 millionWashington, DC
23Greenheart International501(c)(3)$23 millionChicago, IL
24Showa Boston Institute for Language and Culture501(c)(3)$11 millionJamaica Plain, MA
25Asse International Student Exchange Programs501(c)(3)$15 millionLaguna Beach, CA

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