EIN 63-0299894

Ymca of Greater Birmingham

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
1,886
State
Year formed
1884
Most recent tax filings
2019-12
Description
The Young Men's Christian Association of Birmingham, Inc. is a charitable organization that opens its doors to all women, men, families, teenagers and children regardless of their ability to pay. The mission of The Ymca is to put judeo-christian princ...
Also known as...
The Young Men's Christian Association of Birmingham

Program areas at Ymca of Greater Birmingham

Youth development: The Ymca believes that all children deserve The opportunity to discover who they are and what they can achieve. Because of their interaction through The Ymca, millions of youth today are taking a Greater interest in learning, making smart life choices, and cultivating The values, skills, and relationships that lead to positive behaviors, for example The pursuit of higher education and goal achievement.after school academy is designed to help youth in every community succeed developmentally and academically. The y's curriculum framework, created in partnership with national experts in youth development, offers comprehensive, age-appropriate, and engaging programming. Research has shown that youth who participate in after school programs are more successful academically, maintain better health, and more often exhibit positive behavior. Our innovative after school program is centered on nine research-based components: academic enrichment, health and wellness, global learning, and parent and family engagement.the kindergarten readiness program serves 4-year-old children. This program utilizes a curriculum that teaches english language proficiency, school readiness behaviors, and vocabulary through activities, games, and songs. The academic curriculum is supplemented utilizing age appropriate crafts and guest readers. First class pre-k at The Ymca serves 4-year-old children. The class uses The creative curriculum for preschool. This comprehensive, research-based curriculum features exploration and discovery as a way of learning; enabling children to develop confidence, creativity, and lifelong critical thinking skills. It is designed to help educators at all levels of experience plan and implement a developmentally appropriate, content-rich program for children with diverse backgrounds and skill levels.in summer day camp, campers enjoy a variety of fun-filled activities including recreational games, crafts, and swimming. Campers register in their favorite themed camps and complete activities and attend field trips based on that specific camp. To deliver on our commitment to nurture The potential of every child, The y is intentional in fostering achievement, relationships, and belonging through our summer day camp program. Our focus is The infusion of evidence-based activities proven to build dimensions of well-being, including skill building activities to help children realize their accomplishments, passions, talents, and potential, building friendships to demonstrate The role positive relationships play in The well-being of a child, having a place to belong where kids feel safe, welcome, and free to express their individuality, and incorporating social-emotional, cognitive, and physical development activities into summer day camp. The y is equipping children to realize their potential in school and life. With The right building blocks for healthy development, children gain The skills they need to be active, thrive, and contribute as valuable members of society.the Ymca youth and teen leadership development prepares our youth for life beyond high school. It is comprised of two components: y achievers and civic leadership training/youth and government. Y achievers brings middle and high school students together to participate in character development activities, visit colleges and universities, and meet in small groups to explore career options. Civic leadership training/youth and government is a national program of The Ymca. It involves thousands of teens nationwide in state-organized model-government programs. In youth and government, teens from across The state meet in their local clubs throughout The year to discuss and debate issues that affect citizens of their state and to propose possible legislation to make state government more efficient. The program culminates with The teens serving as delegates at their state conference, debating bills on The floor of The legislature. As a result of The program, Young people learn about The democratic system and are trained in parliamentary procedure, legislative committee process, debate, press relations, and lobbying techniques. Delegates learn by doing and have The opportunity to try their hand at leadership in an open and receptive learning environment.
Resident camping and retreats: total youths and adults served 9,517. As part of The y's commitment to strengthening community by nurturing The potential of youth, Ymca camp programs offer a fun and unique experience that gives children and teens The opportunity to discover their full potential, meet new friends, play and create memories that last a lifetime, all while becoming part of a community. While summer should be a time of exploration, youth are sometimes less involved in activities that stimulate their mind and body. Camp gives children and teens The opportunity to get outdoors and learn about nature, discover new interests, be more physically active, and develop confidence, independence, leadership and social skills.
Healthy living:in communities across jefferson and shelby counties, The Ymca is a leading voice on health and well-being. With a mission centered on balance, each Ymca branch brings families closer together, encourages good health, and fosters connections through fitness, sports, fun, and shared interests. As a result, youth, adults, seniors, and families are receiving The support, guidance, and resources needed to achieve Greater health and well-being for their spirit, mind, and body. Healthy living programs give participants increased self-confidence to initiate and sustain positive health habits. Surrounded by a community of support and meaningful relationships, participants create personalized, realistic health goals and make progress in achieving long-term change that will last The rest of their lives.the Ymca diabetes prevention program helps participants reduce diabetes risk through healthy eating, exercising, and moderate weight loss. In a classroom setting, a trained lifestyle coach facilitates a small group of participants in learning about healthy diets, physical activity, and other behavioral changes over The course of 16 one-hour sessions. After The initial 16 sessions, participants meet monthly for added support to help maintain progress.the Ymca self-monitoring blood pressure management program helps adults with hypertension. Participants have access to nutrition seminars with advice on lowering sodium intake and how to shop for, cook, and prepare healthy meals. Ymca trained healthy heart ambassadors provide personalized support for participants for The duration of The four-month program. During this time, participants will be encouraged to self-measure their blood pressure at least two times per month, attend two personalized consultations per month, and attend monthly nutrition education seminars which teaches how to lower sodium intake and how to shop for, cook, and prepare healthy meals. Participants record their blood pressure readings using an easy-to-use, self-selected tracking tool. The y will provide options for participants who need a home blood pressure monitor.the parkinson's disease support group meets at Ymca branches to provide knowledge and support resources in a safe and caring environment to people with parkinson's and their care partners. Parkinson's support group participants meet with subject matter experts to learn general information regarding living with parkinson's.

Form 990s for Ymca of Greater Birmingham

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-122021-02-17990View PDF
2018-122019-10-31990View PDF
2017-122018-11-15990View PDF
2016-122017-10-26990View PDF
2015-122016-12-12990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

Who funds Ymca of Greater Birmingham

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
United Way of Central AlabamaGeneral Operating Costs$836,042
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...and 7 more grants received

Financials for Ymca of Greater Birmingham

RevenuesFYE 12/2019
Total grants, contributions, etc.$2,447,308
Program services$26,948,039
Investment income and dividends$194,064
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$700,283
Net income from fundraising events$62,625
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$102,981
Miscellaneous revenues$20,745
Total revenues$30,476,045

Personnel at Ymca of Greater Birmingham

NameTitleCompensation
Dan PilePresident and Chief Executive Officer
Timothy Stuart GriffinSenior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer$184,703
Kristine WilliamsChief Financial Officer$105,993
 Subscribe to viewChief Development Officer
 Subscribe to viewChief Human Resources Officer$109,966
...and 6 more key personnel

Organizations like Ymca of Greater Birmingham

OrganizationLocationRevenue
YMCA of Greater ClevelandCleveland, OH$27,085,976
Southington-Cheshire Community YmcaSouthington, CT$11,432,957
Young Men's Christian Association of Middle TennesseeNashville, TN$93,733,418
Young Men's Christian Association of PawtucketPawtucket, RI$14,771,465
YMCA of Northwest North CarolinaWinston Salem, NC$34,501,420
YMCA of Orange CountyTustin, CA$45,171,209
Ymca of Greater CharlotteCharlotte, NC$100,116,573
Young Men's Christian Association of AkronAkron, OH$17,581,998
CdymcaAlbany, NY$39,747,713
YMCA of Greater RochesterRochester, NY$54,013,590
Lake County YMCAPainesville, OH$10,260,849
Young Men's Christian Association of Greater IndianapolisIndianapolis, IN$63,403,520
Young Mens Christian Association of San FranciscoSan Francisco, CA$100,336,962
YMCA of Central OhioColumbus, OH$57,187,386
Ymca of Greater Oklahoma CityOklahoma City, OK$27,694,884
YMCA of Greater Fort WayneFort Wayne, IN$28,620,729
YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles (LA Y)Los Angeles, CA$119,172,763
Ymca of Metropolitan DallasDallas, TX$64,976,348
Young Men's Christian Association of Metropolitan HartfordHartford, CT$33,536,099
Valley of the Sun YOUNG MEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATIONPhoenix, AZ$32,689,224
Crossroads YMCACrown Point, IN$12,295,945
Ralph J Stolle Countryside Ymca of Warren County (YMCA)Lebanon, OH$12,805,459
The Peninsula Metropolitan Young Men's Christian AssociationNewport News, VA$20,640,937
Young Men's Christian Association of the Fox CitiesAppleton, WI$27,350,864
Greater Philadelphia Young Men's Christian AssociationConshohocken, PA$101,068,897
Nonprofit Types
Issues
Characteristics
Key performance indicators
Total revenues
$30,476,045
2019
Yearly growth
6.7%
% of revenues
n/a
Total expenses
$29,328,335
2019
Yearly growth
5.4%
% of expenses
n/a
Total assets
$56,558,338
2019
Yearly growth
1.5%
% of assets
n/a
Num. employees
1,886
2019
Yearly growth
-0.2%
% of total
n/a
General information
Address
2101 4TH Avenue North
Birmingham, AL 35203
Metro area
Birmingham-Hoover, AL
Website URL
ymcabham.org/ 
Phone
(205) 324-4563
Facebook page
ymcagreaterbirmingham 
Twitter profile
@birminghamymca 
IRS details
EIN
63-0299894
Fiscal year end
December
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1884
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
P20: Human Service Organizations
NAICS code, primary
713940: Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers
Parent/child status
Independent