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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Madison Square Boys & Girls Club

Saving and Enhancing the Lives of New York City Kids Since 1884.

four stars

91.13

250 Bradhurst Avenue New York, NY 10039
tel: (212) 760-9600   Web Site
EIN: 13-5596792

Board Leadership
Victor F. Ganzi & Michael S. Geltzeiler
Co-Chairs

CEO
Tim McChristian
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.13 four stars
  Financial 87.83 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Madison Square Boys & Girls Club: Since 1884, Madison has been saving and enhancing the lives of youth by providing youth development services for children in New York City's most disadvantaged communities. Programs are engineered to empower each member to achieve three priority outcomes: Academic Success, Good Character & Citizenship, and the adoption of a Healthy Lifestyle. Every day, Madison provides thousands of children with a safe and positive environment, one where fun is encouraged and positive role models are plentiful. A founding member of Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Madison currently serves more than 5,000 youth, ages 6 to 18, at seven sites throughout Brooklyn and the Bronx as well as at Camp Madison in Kingston, New York.

Madison Square Boys & Girls Club: Since 1884, Madison has been saving and enhancing the lives of youth by providing youth development services for children in New York City's most disadvantaged communities. Programs are engineered to empower each member to achieve three priority outcomes: Academic Success, Good Character & Citizenship, and the adoption of a Healthy Lifestyle. Every day, Madison provides thousands of children with a safe and positive environment, one where fun is encouraged and positive role models are plentiful. A founding member of Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Madison currently serves more than 5,000 youth, ages 6 to 18, at seven sites throughout Brooklyn and the Bronx as well as at Camp Madison in Kingston, New York.

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Financial

three stars

87.83

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
74.8%
  Administrative Expenses 13.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 7.11
  Program Expenses Growth 2.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Madison Square Boys & Girls Club on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Madison Square Boys & Girls Club on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Madison Square Boys & Girls Club (NY) 91.13 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester (MA) 87.83 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston (MA) 92.80 four stars
Boy Scouts of America, Laurel Highlands Council (PA) 89.02 three stars
Friends of Island Academy (NY) 88.29 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,939,583
   Federated Campaigns $278
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $3,306,145
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,733,276
Total Contributions $9,979,282
   Program Service Revenue $175,792
Total Primary Revenue $10,155,074
   Other Revenue $5,215,206
TOTAL REVENUE $15,370,280
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,720,794
   Administrative Expenses $1,435,094
   Fundraising Expenses $1,283,641
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,439,529
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $4,930,751
   
Net Assets $105,397,500

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Academic Success Programs $3,548,456 46.0%
Healthy Lifestyles $2,302,398 29.8%
Good Character and Citizenship Programs $1,869,940 24.2%

Ratings History
Madison Square Boys & Girls Club has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 02/01/2020 91.13 four stars
2017-09 03/01/2019 92.12 four stars
2016-09 04/01/2018 91.80 four stars
2015-09 02/01/2017 91.01 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 91.02 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 02/01/2016 90.54 four stars
2013-09 03/01/2015 93.58 four stars
2012-09 03/01/2014 89.88 three stars
2011-09 12/01/2012 87.56 three stars
2010-09 02/01/2012 87.84 three stars
2009-09 09/20/2011 89.07 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 12/01/2010 80.80 three stars
2008-09 12/01/2009 88.69 three stars
2007-09 04/01/2009 91.97 four stars
2006-09 12/01/2007 83.44 three stars
2005-09 12/15/2006 77.18 two stars
2004-09 11/01/2005 74.28 two stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 13-5596792
Name in IRS Master File MADISON SQUARE BOYS & GIRLS CLUB INC
NTEE Code O23
NTEE Classification Boys and Girls Clubs (Combined)
NTEE Type Youth Development
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (328) Combat juvenile delinquency
(318) Other recreational activities
(349) Other youth organization or activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date January, 1943
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$66,235 0.63% Tim McChristian Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$349,092 3.34% Joseph Patuleia Former Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Madison Square Boys & Girls Club (NY) 91.13 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands (NE) 86.82 three stars
Union League Boys & Girls Clubs (IL) 88.27 three stars
Girl Scouts of Western Washington (WA) 85.05 three stars
Boy Scouts of America Sam Houston Area Council (TX) 91.16 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Madison Square Boys & Girls Club
250 Bradhurst Avenue
New York, NY 10039
tel: (212) 760-9600
fax: (212) 760-0338
EIN: 13-5596792

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Board Leadership

Victor F. Ganzi & Michael S. Geltzeiler
Co-Chairs

CEO

Tim McChristian
Executive Director

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