Young Life Case Study


Read on to see why Young Life chose Vena for it’s budgeting and reporting processes.

Young Life is a global not for profit organization consisting of camps, ministries, bible study groups, and after school programs for children all over the world. Young Life has 6,414 ministries in 95 countries.


The organization has grown throughout the years from a single club in Texas to about 600 international Young Life ministries across the globe. The organization boasts about 3,000 staffers and more than 27,000 volunteers.

Young Lifes’s executives felt inefficiencies existed in their budgeting and reporting processes. They were impressed by Vena’s Dashboard functionality and the scalability of the product for many of their core financial processes. The finance department saw so much immediate ROI from implementing Vena it resulted in other departments in the organization jumping forward to embrace the solution as well.  Vena has allowed their finance team to have more time to be stewards of data and deliver business directional insight within the organization.

Why Vena?

  • Loved that Vena could offer a platform solution that can be expanded to many areas of the business, immediately saw value
  • Have the ability to stay in an Excel environment – creating a short learning curve for their large number of users
  • Loved the audit and version control capabilities

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