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Youth Frontiers

Youth Frontiers is a nonprofit, non-partisan organization that partners with schools to build positive communities where students thrive socially, emotionally and academically.

Mission Statement
Review Completed: 4/15/2013
6009 Excelsior Blvd.
Minneapolis, MN 55416
Phone: 952-922-0222
Fax: 952-922-2122
Other Names Used YF
EIN 41-1598977
Principal Staff Amy Litman, Associate Director of Donor Relations
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE) 36
Number of Volunteers 13,991
Number of Clients Served 100,980
General Information
Board Chair John Estrem
Number of Board Members 28
Board meetings with quorum 6
Average Member Attendance at Board Meetings 11.33
Publicly Available Documents Most Recent 990
Most Recent Audit
In FY12 Youth Frontiers facilitated 680 retreats and worked with 90,000 students and educators. Our experiential learning model – the process of making meaning from direct experiences – works for all kids. We work with schools in rural, suburban and urban areas with student populations from all socio- economic and cultural backgrounds. Teachers trust our best practice retreat format to reach kids of all learning styles and to ignite changes in all kids’ attitudes and behaviors.
Current Goals
To work with nearly 110,000 students and educators through 710 retreats. To make this work possible, Youth Frontiers goal is to raise $1,178,000.
Community or Constituency Served
Youth Frontiers offers programs for students from 4th through 12th grade;for educators;and school administrators
Geographic Area Served
Primarily the Midwest but we do travel to other parts of the country.
Impact and Programs

3 Year Average Expenses

Program Services: $1,881,629 79.8%
Management: $190,875 8.1%
Fundraising: $284,911 12.1%

Unrestricted Net Assets

2012 2011 2010
End of Year: $474,639 $453,709 $401,498
Beginning of Year $453,709 $401,498 $404,655
Difference $20,930 $52,211 ($3,157)
Unrestricted Net Assets (End of Year), Current 990 $474,639
Based on information provided on 2010 to 2012
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