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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Boy Scouts of America, Gulf Stream Council

Offering a unique experience for today's youth

85.00

8335 North Military Trail Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
tel: (561) 694-8585   Web Site
EIN: 59-0624407

Board Leadership
Karen Donnelly
President

CEO
Terrence Hamilton
Scout Executive, CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.00
  Financial 85.00
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00
This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Boy Scouts of America, Gulf Stream Council, chartered in 1914, currently serves over 7,000 Scouts and 2,700 adult volunteers in a seven county area including Palm Beach, Martin, St Lucie, Indian River, Okeechobee and Hendry counties in southeast Florida. Scouting is a year-round educational program designed to accomplish the aims of character development, citizenship training, and personal fitness through fun, adventure, service, achievement and leadership training. Scouting builds character and community through a variety of activities including camping, canoeing, hiking, sailing, community service projects, and more. These hands-on activities instill a sense of confidence, preparedness and honor in our kids.

Boy Scouts of America, Gulf Stream Council, chartered in 1914, currently serves over 7,000 Scouts and 2,700 adult volunteers in a seven county area including Palm Beach, Martin, St Lucie, Indian River, Okeechobee and Hendry counties in southeast Florida. Scouting is a year-round educational program designed to accomplish the aims of character development, citizenship training, and personal fitness through fun, adventure, service, achievement and leadership training. Scouting builds character and community through a variety of activities including camping, canoeing, hiking, sailing, community service projects, and more. These hands-on activities instill a sense of confidence, preparedness and honor in our kids.

Financial

85.00

Accountability & Transparency

85.00

This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
86.9%
  Administrative Expenses 3.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.42
  Program Expenses Growth -5.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boy Scouts of America, Gulf Stream Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boy Scouts of America, Gulf Stream Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boy Scouts of America, Gulf Stream Council (FL) 85.00
Operation Shoestring (MS) 95.85
Girl Scouts San Diego (CA) 89.54
Boy Scouts of America, California Inland Empire Council (CA) 89.49
BUILD, Inc. (IL) 93.07

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,448,735
   Federated Campaigns $29,184
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $235,639
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,713,558
   Program Service Revenue $838,434
Total Primary Revenue $2,551,992
   Other Revenue $345,544
TOTAL REVENUE $2,897,536
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,937,765
   Administrative Expenses $177,292
   Fundraising Expenses $347,306
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,462,363
   
Payments to Affiliates $36,505
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $435,173
   
Net Assets $5,557,158

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 $1,937,765 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 06/01/2021 85.00
2018-12 04/01/2020 85.49
2017-12 06/01/2019 88.14
2016-12 03/01/2018 86.31
2015-12 07/01/2017 87.68
2014-12 06/01/2016 85.59
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 83.16
2012-12 12/20/2013 81.74
2011-12 06/01/2013 79.63
2010-12 12/23/2011 82.11
2009-12 09/20/2011 77.85
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 72.50
2008-12 02/01/2010 82.67
2007-12 12/01/2008 87.65
2006-12 12/01/2007 93.90
2005-12 02/01/2007 90.98

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

EIN 59-0624407
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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$130,660 5.30% Terrence Hamilton CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boy Scouts of America, Gulf Stream Council (FL) 85.00
Hope Center for Kids (NE) 86.42
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward County (FL) 87.39
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco (CA) 95.87
W.D. Boyce Council Boy Scouts of America (IL) 86.56

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Charity Contact Info

Boy Scouts of America, Gulf Stream Council
8335 North Military Trail
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
tel: (561) 694-8585
fax: (561) 694-9050
EIN: 59-0624407

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Board Leadership

Karen Donnelly
President

CEO

Terrence Hamilton
Scout Executive, CEO

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