Charity Review

Issued: September 2015 Expires: September 2017

Accredited Charity

New Avenues for Youth

Meets Standards
(503) 224-4339 1220 SW Columbia St, Portland OR 97201-3316

Standards for Charity Accountability

  1. 1. Board Oversight
  2. 2. Board Size
  3. 3. Board Meetings
  4. 4. Board Compensation
  5. 5. Conflict of Interest
Measuring Effectiveness
  1. 6. Effectiveness Policy
  2. 7. Effectiveness Report
  1. 8. Program Expenses
  2. 9. Fund Raising Expenses
  3. 10. Accumulating Funds
  4. 11. Audit Report
  5. 12. Detailed Expense Breakdown
  6. 13. Accurate Expense Reporting
  7. 14. Budget Plan
Fund Raising & Info
  1. 15. Truthful Materials
  2. 16. Annual Report
  3. 17. Website Disclosures
  4. 18. Donor Privacy
  5. 19. Cause Marketing Disclosures
  6. 20. Complaints
  1. Conclusions
  2. Purpose
  3. Governance & Staff
  4. Fund Raising
  5. Tax Status
  6. Financial

New Avenues for Youth meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.


Year, State incorporated: 1986 in OR

Governance & Staff

Board Chair: Elizabeth Schleuning Business Affiliation: Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt

CEO: Mr. Sean Suib

Board Size: 26

Staff: 50

Fund Raising
Method(s) used: Direct Mail Appeals Invitations to Fundraising Events Grant Proposals Internet Appeals Planned Giving Arrangements Appeals via Social Media (Facebook, etc.)

% of Related Contributions on Fundraising: 10.50%

Tax Status

This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.


The following information is based on New Avenues for Youth's Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ending Monday, June 30, 2014.

Source of Funds
Contributions $399,038.00
Government grants $1,950,454.00
Special Events $1,150,596.00
Less direct to donor expenses ($184,206.00)
In-kind contributions $232,883.00
Other revenue $17,228.00
Sales $450,902.00
Less cost of sales ($152,869.00)
Investment return $399,560.00
Total Income: $4,263,586.00
Fusion Chart
Program Expenses: $3,202,123.00
Fundraising Expenses: $372,607.00
Administrative Expenses: $403,034.00
Total Expenses: $3,977,764.00
Expenses in Excess of Income: ($285,822.00)
Beginning Net Assets: $8,898,199.00
Ending Net Assets: $9,135,013.00
Total Liabilities: $1,697,633.00
Total Assets: $10,832,646.00

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