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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Boy Scouts of America, Greater Tampa Bay Area Council

Timeless values

four stars

90.25

13228 North Central Avenue Tampa, FL 33612
tel: (813) 872-2691   Web Site
EIN: 59-0637815

Board Leadership
Mark Rose
President

CEO
Jim Rees
Scout Executive

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.25 four stars
  Financial 91.70 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since 1910 the Boy Scouts of America has been providing a proven, character-building program to our nation's youth. The West Central Florida Council was established in 1917. In May 2016, the West Central Florida Council merged with the Gulf Ridge Council to form the Greater Tampa Bay Area Council. Since our founding, the Council has delivered the Scouting program to hundreds of thousands of youth. Today the objectives of Scouting are accomplished through partnerships with community-based organizations that have goals compatible with those of the Boy Scouts. Our council has more than 250 partnerships with religious, educational, civic, fraternal and professional associations, as well as businesses and corporations. Through these partnerships, over 4,700 volunteer adult leaders are able to guide and mentor more than 21,000 youth.

Since 1910 the Boy Scouts of America has been providing a proven, character-building program to our nation's youth. The West Central Florida Council was established in 1917. In May 2016, the West Central Florida Council merged with the Gulf Ridge Council to form the Greater Tampa Bay Area Council. Since our founding, the Council has delivered the Scouting program to hundreds of thousands of youth. Today the objectives of Scouting are accomplished through partnerships with community-based organizations that have goals compatible with those of the Boy Scouts. Our council has more than 250 partnerships with religious, educational, civic, fraternal and professional associations, as well as businesses and corporations. Through these partnerships, over 4,700 volunteer adult leaders are able to guide and mentor more than 21,000 youth.

Financial

four stars

91.70

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

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)
82.2%
  Administrative Expenses 6.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.20
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.54
  Program Expenses Growth 36.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boy Scouts of America, Greater Tampa Bay Area Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boy Scouts of America, Greater Tampa Bay Area Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boy Scouts of America, Greater Tampa Bay Area Council (FL) 90.25 four stars
Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida (FL) 91.39 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Truckee Meadows (NV) 91.72 four stars
Boy Scouts of America, Connecticut Yankee Council (CT) 87.97 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis (MO) 95.63 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $999,295
   Federated Campaigns $202,783
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $210,878
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $131,607
Total Contributions $1,544,563
   Program Service Revenue $734,879
Total Primary Revenue $2,279,442
   Other Revenue $1,805,338
TOTAL REVENUE $4,084,780
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,310,293
   Administrative Expenses $215,308
   Fundraising Expenses $490,523
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,016,124
   
Payments to Affiliates $33,578
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $68,656
   
Net Assets $18,011,032

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
Scouting $3,310,293 100.0%

Ratings History
Boy Scouts of America, Greater Tampa Bay Area Council has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 02/01/2020 90.25 four stars
2016-12 04/01/2019 81.53 three stars
2016-12 04/01/2019 81.53 three stars
2015-12 12/01/2016 87.22 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.48 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 81.83 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 89.11 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 10/21/2010 --Donor Advisory

Prior to 9/1/2016, Charity Navigator issued Advisories under the name CN Watchlist and Donor Advisory. For more information on the CN Advisory system click here. This charity was issued a DA.

This donor advisory was published on Thursday, October 21, 2010

In accordance with our policy for removing Donor Advisories, Charity Navigator removed the Donor Advisory on the Boy Scouts of America, West Central Florida Council on June 1, 2015 because the Donor Advisory had been in place for a period of twelve months or more.

Charity Navigator had published a Donor Advisory on the Boys Scouts of America, West Central Florida Council because we became aware of the following information in connection with this charity:

  • The St. Petersburg Times and Fox News Tampa Bay reported that the Boy Scouts of America, National Council and Boy Scouts of America, West Central Florida Council are being sued by the parents of three boys whose former scout leader has already been convicted of molesting them.  For further information, please see both the St. Petersburg Times' news coverage.
  • For more information about the charity's efforts to protect its youth members, please visit the Boy Scouts of America, National Council's website.
  • The Boy Scouts of America has responded to this donor advisory. Read their response here.
2008-12 05/01/2010 70.74 two stars
2007-12 12/01/2008 70.86 two stars
2006-12 12/01/2007 74.09 two stars
2005-12 12/15/2006 85.03 three stars
2004-12 03/01/2006 87.74 three 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 59-0637815
Name in IRS Master File BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA
NTEE Code O41
NTEE Classification Boy Scouts of America
NTEE Type Youth Development
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(328) Combat juvenile delinquency
(908) Patriotic 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 Subordinate - the organization is a subordinate in a group ruling.
Group Name BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA
Ruling Date November, 1965
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$212,508 5.29% James Rees Scout Executive

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boy Scouts of America, Greater Tampa Bay Area Council (FL) 90.25 four stars
Girls on the Run International (NC) 91.10 four stars
Boys & Girls Club of Collier County (FL) 88.68 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Maine (ME) 91.92 four stars
Publicolor (NY) 86.00 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Boy Scouts of America, Greater Tampa Bay Area Council
13228 North Central Avenue
Tampa, FL 33612
tel: (813) 872-2691
fax: (813) 875-5890
EIN: 59-0637815

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Board Leadership

Mark Rose
President

CEO

Jim Rees
Scout Executive

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