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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Boy Scouts of America, Great Smoky Mountain Council

Instilling values in young people

three stars

85.37

1333 Old Weisgarber Road Knoxville, TN 37909
tel: (865) 588-6514   Web Site
EIN: 62-0476811

Board Leadership
Tracy Thompson
President

CEO
David Williams
Scout Executive

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.37 three stars
  Financial 85.75 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Boy Scouts of America - Great Smoky Mountain Council works to serve others by helping instill values in young people and in other ways prepare them to make ethical choices over their lifetime in achieving their full potential. The Council serves several thousand boys in the core program of Cub Scouting, the foundation for the character and values programs of Scouting. Almost 3,000 boys are served in the Boy Scouting program. This program is all about character and values education, citizenship, and fitness at all levels. Activities and camping programs are provided by the council for the benefit of members and units. Activities that focus on human service needs are also offered, including hunger, illiteracy, drug abuse, child abuse training, and crime prevention.

Boy Scouts of America - Great Smoky Mountain Council works to serve others by helping instill values in young people and in other ways prepare them to make ethical choices over their lifetime in achieving their full potential. The Council serves several thousand boys in the core program of Cub Scouting, the foundation for the character and values programs of Scouting. Almost 3,000 boys are served in the Boy Scouting program. This program is all about character and values education, citizenship, and fitness at all levels. Activities and camping programs are provided by the council for the benefit of members and units. Activities that focus on human service needs are also offered, including hunger, illiteracy, drug abuse, child abuse training, and crime prevention.

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Financial

three stars

85.75

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 12/21/2018 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)
80.1%
  Administrative Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.22
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.84
  Program Expenses Growth 2.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boy Scouts of America, Great Smoky Mountain Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boy Scouts of America, Great Smoky Mountain Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boy Scouts of America, Great Smoky Mountain Council (TN) 85.37 three stars
Camp Fire Alabama (AL) 90.19 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Tampa Bay (FL) 90.53 four stars
Camp Fire Green Country (OK) 88.45 three stars
Sherwood Forest Camp (MO) 94.76 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,777,547
   Federated Campaigns $161,403
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $94,510
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,033,460
   Program Service Revenue $1,015,034
Total Primary Revenue $3,048,494
   Other Revenue $703,390
TOTAL REVENUE $3,751,884
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,089,929
   Administrative Expenses $241,863
   Fundraising Expenses $611,233
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,943,025
   
Payments to Affiliates $44,679
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-191,141
   
Net Assets $8,080,605

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
Activities and Camping $1,912,575 61.9%
Boy Scouting $588,677 19.1%
Cub Scouting $588,677 19.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 12/21/2018 85.37 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 86.03 three stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 85.86 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 86.47 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 84.78 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 87.41 three stars
2012-12 12/20/2013 87.38 three stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 84.55 three stars
2010-12 12/23/2011 85.46 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 84.04 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 82.92 three stars
2008-12 02/01/2010 87.22 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 62-0476811
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$167,565 4.24% David Williams Scout Executive

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boy Scouts of America, Great Smoky Mountain Council (TN) 85.37 three stars
Big City Mountaineers (CO) 87.09 three stars
Grenville Baker Boys & Girls Club (NY) 91.19 four stars
Boy Scouts of America, Capitol Area Council (TX) 94.03 four stars
Boy Scouts of America, Atlanta Area Council (GA) 90.69 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Boy Scouts of America, Great Smoky Mountain Council
1333 Old Weisgarber Road
Knoxville, TN 37909
tel: (865) 588-6514
fax: (865) 588-3728
EIN: 62-0476811

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Board Leadership

Tracy Thompson
President

CEO

David Williams
Scout Executive

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