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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Mecklenburg County Council Boy Scouts of America

Serving the needs of scouting's community in Mecklenburg County

three stars

87.05

1410 East Seventh Street Charlotte, NC 28204
tel: (704) 333-5471   Web Site
EIN: 56-0529957

Board Leadership
Patrick Riley
Council President

CEO
Mark A. Turner
Scout Executive

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.05 three stars
  Financial 89.51 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Chartered in 1915, Mecklenburg County Council Boy Scouts of America is charged with serving the needs of scouting's community in Mecklenburg County. Over 499 packs, troops, teams, crews and posts are registered through our council, with a membership of more than 16,760 youth and adult participants. The Boy Scouts of America charters local councils to serve specific geographic areas in the US. Currently, there are over 370 local councils serving our communities. The Mecklenburg County Council is part of the Southern Region, which is composed of four Georgia, five South Carolina, and three North Carolina councils. The mission of the Boy Scouts of America and the Mecklenburg County Council is to prepare young people to make ethical choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.

Chartered in 1915, Mecklenburg County Council Boy Scouts of America is charged with serving the needs of scouting's community in Mecklenburg County. Over 499 packs, troops, teams, crews and posts are registered through our council, with a membership of more than 16,760 youth and adult participants. The Boy Scouts of America charters local councils to serve specific geographic areas in the US. Currently, there are over 370 local councils serving our communities. The Mecklenburg County Council is part of the Southern Region, which is composed of four Georgia, five South Carolina, and three North Carolina councils. The mission of the Boy Scouts of America and the Mecklenburg County Council is to prepare young people to make ethical choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.

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Financial

three stars

89.51

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
84.5%
  Administrative Expenses 6.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.57
  Program Expenses Growth 0.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mecklenburg County Council Boy Scouts of America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mecklenburg County Council Boy Scouts of America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mecklenburg County Council Boy Scouts of America (NC) 87.05 three stars
Girl Scouts of West Central Florida (FL) 90.86 four stars
Camp Fire Green Country (OK) 87.59 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater La Crosse (WI) 91.58 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of America (GA) 94.59 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,014,324
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,014,324
   Program Service Revenue $818,061
Total Primary Revenue $3,832,385
   Other Revenue $1,530,951
TOTAL REVENUE $5,363,336
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,043,798
   Administrative Expenses $212,511
   Fundraising Expenses $352,948
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,609,257
   
Payments to Affiliates $49,005
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,754,079
   
Net Assets $15,788,032

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 Program $3,043,798 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 03/01/2019 87.05 three stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 85.34 three stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 87.82 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.36 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 89.12 three stars
2013-12 02/01/2015 86.92 three stars
2012-12 10/01/2013 87.96 three stars
2011-12 11/06/2012 77.61 two stars
2010-12 12/23/2011 72.79 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 71.29 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/22/2010 74.54 two stars
2008-12 02/01/2010 88.83 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 56-0529957
Name in IRS Master File BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$253,703 7.02% Mark A. Turner Scout Executive

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mecklenburg County Council Boy Scouts of America (NC) 87.05 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Montana Council (MT) 94.74 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Larimer County (CO) 88.00 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Collin County (TX) 88.70 three stars
Andy Roddick Foundation (TX) 87.85 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Mecklenburg County Council Boy Scouts of America
1410 East Seventh Street
Charlotte, NC 28204
tel: (704) 333-5471
fax: (704) 377-4955
EIN: 56-0529957

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Board Leadership

Patrick Riley
Council President

CEO

Mark A. Turner
Scout Executive

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