Organizational Profile

Facts & Figures

  • The Y is a leading nonprofit organization for youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. 
  • The Y is a powerful association of men, women, and children committed to bringing about lasting personal and social change. With a focus on nurturing the potential of every child and teen, improving the nation’s health and well-being and providing opportunities to give back and support neighbors, the Y enables youth, adults, families and communities to be healthy, confident, connected and secure.
  • In the U.S., the Y is comprised of YMCA of the USA, a national resource office, and more than 2,600 YMCAs with approximately 20,000 fulltime staff and 500,000 volunteers in 10,000 communities across the country.
  • The Y engages 9 million youth and 12 million adults in 10,000 communities across the U.S.
  • Worldwide, the Y serves more than 45 million people in 124 countries.  Ys across the U.S. play an integral role in strengthening the leadership and youth programs of the Y around the world.
  • Members, staff and volunteers of the Y include men, women and children of all ages and from all walks of life.
  • The Y offers programs, services and initiatives focused on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, according to the unique needs of the communities it engages.
  • The Y is accessible to all people.  Financial assistance is offered to individuals and families who cannot afford membership.
  • The Y is guided by four core values: caring, honesty, respect, responsibility.

Financial Information

YMCA of the USA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit serving as the national resource office for the nation's YMCAs, which strengthen community by nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living for all and fostering and social responsibility. Below you’ll find YMCA of the USA’s IRS Form 990 and related documents. (Form 990 is an annual reporting return that certain federally tax-exempt organizations must file with the IRS. It provides information on mission, programs and finances.)


YMCA of the USA National Board of Directors

Sharon L. Allen
Chairman of the Board - Retired
Deloitte LLP

David A. Barahona
Finance Manager
PepsiCo, Inc.

Gina Boswell
Executive Vice President, Personal Care

Michael Bright
President and CEO
YMCA of Newark and Vicinity

Janet Collins, Ph.D.
Director for the Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

John G. Conley
Partner and Co-Founder
Gilliam Capital

Pamela Davies, Ph.D.
Queens University of Charlotte

Michael C. Eicher
Sr. Vice President for Advancement
Ohio State University

Janice Reals Ellig
Chadick Ellig, Inc.

Hugh A. Fitzpatrick
Princeton Capital Management, Inc

Virginia Bales Harris
Director, Adult and Community Health - Retired
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Curt Hazelbaker
President and CEO
YMCA of Northwest North Carolina

Alan Hostrup
President and CEO
YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles

Matthew Hyde
President and CEO
West Marine

Hon. Richard A. Jones
Judge, United States District Court
Western District of Washington

Nancy Kissinger
Chase Bank of Beckley, W. Va.

Steven J. Malcolm
Retired Chairman, President and CEO
The Williams Companies, Inc.

Christine Marcks
Prudential Retirement

Christopher Padilla
Vice President, Governmental Programs
IBM Corporation

David Pratt
Retired Technology Executive

Thomas J. Rodell
Executive Vice President, Head of Field Operations–US Retail
Aon Risk Solutions

Shannon Seifert
President and CEO
Santa Maria Valley YMCA

Judah C. Sommer
Senior Counsel
Crowell and Moring LLP

Derrick J. Stewart
President and CEO
YMCA of Southwestern Indiana

Johnny C. Taylor
President and CEO
Thurgood Marshall College Fund

Board Fellow 2013 – 2014
Nicholas Kawar, CPA
Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University


BBB: Accredited Charity

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The YMCA is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.