The YMCA of San Diego County is the second largest YMCA in the nation.
Your YMCA is responsible for securing its entire operating budget locally. Contributions help to keep fees low and to provide scholarships for youth, families and seniors with an inability to pay.
Government grants are primarily utilized to fund special projects conducted by our Youth & Family Services Department and our Childcare Resource Service Department.
Charity Navigator, an independent non-profit organization that rates non-profit organizations to provide clear, objective and reliable assessments of the financial health of non-profit organizations, rates the YMCA of San Diego County with Four Stars - the highest ranking possible. Four Stars means the YMCA of San Diego County exceeds the industry standard and outperforms most charities financially in organizational efficiency and organizational capacity.
The YMCA is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. Tax ID #95-2039198.
Fundraising and administration costs are only 6 - 8% consistently, making the YMCA of San Diego County one of the most efficient non-profits in the nation.