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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Boys & Girls Club of Mercer County

Great Futures Start Here.

92.81

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

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.81
  Financial 90.66
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 08/01/2022 and includes data from FY2021, 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

90.66

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 08/01/2022 and includes data from FY2021, 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)
84.1%
  Administrative Expenses 7.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.54
  Program Expenses Growth 3.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.2%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boys & Girls Club of Mercer County (NJ) 92.81
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta (GA) 88.70
Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeastern Michigan (MI) 89.28
Youth Haven (MI) 97.62
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale (AZ) 88.48

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,501,313
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $11,233
   Fundraising Events $342,641
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,153,982
Total Contributions $4,009,169
   Program Service Revenue $1,536,817
Total Primary Revenue $5,545,986
   Other Revenue $72,569
TOTAL REVENUE $5,618,555
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,202,880
   Administrative Expenses $384,345
   Fundraising Expenses $366,937
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,954,162
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $664,393
   
Net Assets $7,269,264

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 $3,165,701 75.3%
Summer Camp $424,408 10.1%
Support Programs $357,243 8.5%

Ratings History
Boys & Girls Club of Mercer County has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2021-06 08/01/2022 92.81
2020-06 02/01/2022 90.87
2019-06 12/23/2020 88.76
2018-06 08/01/2019 94.05
2017-06 08/01/2018 95.47
2016-06 10/01/2017 95.47
2015-06 08/01/2016 89.47
2014-06 06/01/2016 90.66
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 81.49
2013-06 08/01/2014 95.02
2012-06 07/01/2013 90.52
2011-06 10/01/2012 95.24

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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$182,032 3.67% David E. Anderson President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boys & Girls Club of Mercer County (NJ) 92.81
Boy Scouts of America, Long Beach Area Council (CA) 99.44
Girls Inc. of Sarasota County (FL) 92.69
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana (KY) 86.06
Emily K Center (NC) 92.08

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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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