The mission of YMCA of Snohomish County is to inspire, nurture, and strengthen culturally vibrant communities through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. YMCA of Snohomish County utilizes direct mail appeals, invitations to fundraising events, radio, grant proposals, internet and planned giving arrangements as its methods of fundraising. YMCA of Snohomish County receives support from public contributions, United Way, Special events and capital campaign contributions. Other primary sources of income include membership fees and program service revenue.
According to its audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2013, its fundraising expenses, $352,731, were 15.2% of related contributions, $2,320,511.