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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Boys & Girls Club of Mercer County

Great Futures Start Here.

three stars

88.76

212 Centre Street Trenton, NJ 08611
tel: (609) 392-3191   Web Site
EIN: 21-0634556

Board Leadership
Bill Straughn
Chair

CEO
David E. Anderson
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.76 three stars
  Financial 84.62 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Boys & Girls Club of Mercer County provides young people, ages five to 18, in Trenton and surrounding communities with safe havens, academic enrichment, and recreational activities through after-school, weekend, and summer programs. More than 2,300 youths in the Greater Mercer County area attend programs at our Clubhouse at 212 Centre Street and at seven public elementary schools in the city of Trenton. Teens from five area high schools enroll in Job Ready programs, complete paid internships, and prepare for post-graduate careers. More than 500 children and teens attend our summer camps.

The Boys & Girls Club of Mercer County provides young people, ages five to 18, in Trenton and surrounding communities with safe havens, academic enrichment, and recreational activities through after-school, weekend, and summer programs. More than 2,300 youths in the Greater Mercer County area attend programs at our Clubhouse at 212 Centre Street and at seven public elementary schools in the city of Trenton. Teens from five area high schools enroll in Job Ready programs, complete paid internships, and prepare for post-graduate careers. More than 500 children and teens attend our summer camps.

Financial

three stars

84.62

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/23/2020 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)
83.7%
  Administrative Expenses 7.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.48
  Program Expenses Growth -2.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boys & Girls Club of Mercer County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boys & Girls Club of Mercer County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boys & Girls Club of Mercer County (NJ) 88.76 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Crossroads of the West Council (UT) 86.19 three stars
Girls Inc. of Orange County (CA) 87.65 three stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Milwaukee (WI) 87.76 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of North Alabama (AL) 90.41 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,147,553
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $47,459
   Fundraising Events $209,194
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $822,718
Total Contributions $2,226,924
   Program Service Revenue $1,742,356
Total Primary Revenue $3,969,280
   Other Revenue $89,690
TOTAL REVENUE $4,058,970
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,648,092
   Administrative Expenses $376,380
   Fundraising Expenses $389,136
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,413,608
   
Payments to Affiliates $17,163
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-354,638
   
Net Assets $6,850,474

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
After School Program $1,738,869 47.7%
Support Programs $692,411 19.0%
Teen Programs $680,476 18.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 12/23/2020 88.76 three stars
2018-06 08/01/2019 94.05 four stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 95.47 four stars
2016-06 10/01/2017 95.47 four stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 89.47 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 90.66 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 81.49 three stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 95.02 four stars
2012-06 07/01/2013 90.52 four stars
2011-06 10/01/2012 95.24 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 21-0634556
Name in IRS Master File BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF MERCER COUNTY INC
NTEE Code O23
NTEE Classification Boys and Girls Clubs (Combined)
NTEE Type Youth Development
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (298) Training in sports
(325) Camp
(59) Other school related 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 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 August, 1938
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
$162,941 3.69% David E. Anderson President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boys & Girls Club of Mercer County (NJ) 88.76 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Indianapolis (IN) 87.57 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeast Florida (FL) 95.47 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of King County (WA) 90.58 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis (MO) 95.63 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Boys & Girls Club of Mercer County
212 Centre Street
Trenton, NJ 08611
tel: (609) 392-3191
EIN: 21-0634556

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Board Leadership

Bill Straughn
Chair

CEO

David E. Anderson
President, CEO

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