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Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

Bethesda Academy

A gateway to a bright future

three stars

84.26

9520 Ferguson Avenue Savannah, GA 31406
tel: (912) 351-2055   Web Site
EIN: 58-0637013

Board Leadership
Cliff McCurry
Chairman

CEO
Michael Hughes
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.26 three stars
  Financial 83.57 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Although founded 36 years before the birth of the nation, Bethesda Home for Boys is more focused on the future than the past. Bethesda provides educational, residential, and guidance programs to disadvantaged boys who have been placed in the home for various reasons. Today, we have 120 boys attending school at Bethesda with 40 residing on campus. It's their futures we're the most concerned about. It's what continues to make Bethesda, as founder George Whitefield envisioned, a house of mercy to boys in need.

Although founded 36 years before the birth of the nation, Bethesda Home for Boys is more focused on the future than the past. Bethesda provides educational, residential, and guidance programs to disadvantaged boys who have been placed in the home for various reasons. Today, we have 120 boys attending school at Bethesda with 40 residing on campus. It's their futures we're the most concerned about. It's what continues to make Bethesda, as founder George Whitefield envisioned, a house of mercy to boys in need.

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Financial

three stars

83.57

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
80.0%
  Administrative Expenses 14.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.21
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 7.50
  Program Expenses Growth < 0.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Bethesda Academy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Bethesda Academy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Bethesda Academy (GA) 84.26 three stars
Guadalupe School (UT) 95.87 four stars
Epiphany School (MA) 85.58 three stars
Open School (OR) 90.94 four stars
Alternatives in Action (CA) 87.25 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $874,875
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $874,875
   Program Service Revenue $485,485
Total Primary Revenue $1,360,360
   Other Revenue $2,380,009
TOTAL REVENUE $3,740,369
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,314,749
   Administrative Expenses $639,651
   Fundraising Expenses $237,477
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,191,877
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-451,508
   
Net Assets $31,972,933

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
Bethesda Academy $1,855,236 56.0%
Bethesda Boarding Program $1,459,513 44.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 07/01/2019 84.26 three stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 86.29 three stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 85.63 three stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 84.04 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 80.25 three stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 80.41 three stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 85.20 three stars
2011-06 07/01/2012 82.84 three stars
2010-06 12/01/2011 83.92 three stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 78.41 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 08/01/2010 70.45 two stars
2008-06 10/01/2009 73.00 two stars
2007-06 09/01/2008 77.82 two stars
2006-06 08/01/2007 91.56 four 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 58-0637013
Name in IRS Master File BETHESDA UNION SOCIETY OF SAVANNAH
NTEE Code P73
NTEE Classification Group Home (Long Term)
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (30) School, college, trade school, etc.
(399) Other housing activities
(328) Combat juvenile delinquency
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 October, 1944
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$170,000 4.05% H. Michael Hughes Ex-Officio

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Bethesda Academy (GA) 84.26 three stars
Street School (OK) 90.77 four stars
Beacon Academy (MA) 92.20 four stars
The East Harlem School at Exodus House (NY) 93.38 four stars
Epiphany School (MA) 85.58 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Bethesda Academy
9520 Ferguson Avenue
Savannah, GA 31406
tel: (912) 351-2055
EIN: 58-0637013

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Board Leadership

Cliff McCurry
Chairman

CEO

Michael Hughes
President

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