Charity ReviewIssued: August 2016 Expires: August 2017
Wyman Center, Inc.
Standards for Charity Accountability
Wyman Center, Inc. meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
"To inspire and enable St. Louis teens living in disadvantaged circumstances to prepare themselves to be fulfilled individuals, people of good character, and contributing citizens. Wyman does this by developing and delivering programs that enable teens to discover their strengths and develop their potential and leadership abilities - qualities that point to life long success. Wyman puts a premium on long term, results-driven programs that work. Wyman continually applies and refines its programs and practices and shares its proven best practices with parents, other youth service providers and national experts that shape or set youth development policy."
Incorporated: 1899 in MO
Through national replication of TOP, Wyman offers curriculum, training and on-going technical assistance to organizations interested in utilizing the TOP strategy with their youth (ages 12-17). Wyman TOP provides teens with a positive development program over the course of the school year. Guided by trained adult facilitators, a group of approximately 20 teens at each partner site meets weekly to tackle issues and build skills in areas important to healthy teen development: relationships, values clarification, communication, decision-making, goal-setting, adolescent health, etc. In addition to weekly group meetings, teens plan and complete a minimum of 10 service hours per semester. Facilitators help teens make connections between their weekly discussions and activities and the impact they've made through their service work. Wyman Teen Leadershp Program youth participate in a summer experience every year. Teens in years 1-3 come to our camp where they do traditional summer camp activities like fishing, camping, hiking, team-building and pottery. They also do high adventure activities like caving, high ropes courses, back-country trips, climbing walls and river trips. While at camp, teens learn about the environment and experience new careers and college life during "College & Careers Day". Campers in year 4 do a week-long college tour. In year 5 they do a social issues and awareness tour of their own design in St. Louis. In addition to the summer experience, teens are engaged in on-going community service learning during the school year and a host of community events, including college preparation workshops, group retreats and community-building programs.
CEO: Mr. David Hilliard, President & CEO Compensation:* $208,438
Board Chair: Mr. Keat Wilkins, President & Co-Founder Business Affiliation: Sense Corp
Board Size: 42
Staff: 110* Compensation includes annual salary and, if applicable, benefit plans, expense accounts and other allowances.
% of Related Contributions on Fundraising: 9.62%
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 Wyman Center, Inc. Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ending Thursday, December 31, 2015.
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