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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Boy Scouts of America, Northern New Jersey Council

Serving over 14,000 youth and their families in Bergen, Essex, Hudson, and Passaic Counties

three stars

85.63

25 Ramapo Valley Road Oakland, NJ 07436
tel: (201) 677-1000   Web Site
EIN: 22-3626147

Board Leadership
Dr. Phil Mollica
President

CEO
Rebecca Fields
Scout Executive

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.63 three stars
  Financial 80.93 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Boy Scouts of America was incorporated to provide a program for community organizations that offers effective character, citizenship, and personal fitness training for youth. Specifically, the BSA endeavors to develop American citizens who are physically, mentally, and emotionally fit; have a high degree of self-reliance as evidenced in such qualities as initiative, courage, and resourcefulness; have personal values based on religious concepts; have the desire and skills to help others; understand the principles of the American social, economic, and governmental systems; are knowledgeable about and take pride in their American heritage and understand our nation's role in the world; have a keen respect for the basic rights of all people; and are prepared to participate in and give leadership to American society.

The Boy Scouts of America was incorporated to provide a program for community organizations that offers effective character, citizenship, and personal fitness training for youth. Specifically, the BSA endeavors to develop American citizens who are physically, mentally, and emotionally fit; have a high degree of self-reliance as evidenced in such qualities as initiative, courage, and resourcefulness; have personal values based on religious concepts; have the desire and skills to help others; understand the principles of the American social, economic, and governmental systems; are knowledgeable about and take pride in their American heritage and understand our nation's role in the world; have a keen respect for the basic rights of all people; and are prepared to participate in and give leadership to American society.

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Financial

three stars

80.93

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 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)
82.5%
  Administrative Expenses 5.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.33
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.14
  Program Expenses Growth 0.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boy Scouts of America, Northern New Jersey Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boy Scouts of America, Northern New Jersey Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boy Scouts of America, Northern New Jersey Council (NJ) 85.63 three stars
Red Hook Initiative (NY) 91.54 four stars
American Youth Foundation (MO) 92.27 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeast Florida (FL) 95.47 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Virginia Peninsula (VA) 90.62 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,084,255
   Federated Campaigns $721
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $419,713
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,504,689
   Program Service Revenue $1,589,227
Total Primary Revenue $3,093,916
   Other Revenue $620,209
TOTAL REVENUE $3,714,125
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,654,391
   Administrative Expenses $148,785
   Fundraising Expenses $530,012
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,333,188
   
Payments to Affiliates $61,004
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-619,063
   
Net Assets $10,875,758

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
Outdoor Programs $1,828,261 50.0%
Traditional Scouting $1,746,210 47.8%
Scoutreach $79,920 2.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 02/01/2021 85.63 three stars
2018-12 12/01/2019 86.49 three stars
2017-12 04/01/2019 87.47 three stars
2017-12 12/21/2018 83.58 three stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 84.41 three stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 86.58 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 86.49 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 84.78 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 83.05 three stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 82.95 three stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 82.70 three stars
2010-12 08/01/2012 82.47 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 22-3626147
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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$219,066 5.05% Rebecca Fields Scout Executive

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boy Scouts of America, Northern New Jersey Council (NJ) 85.63 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas (TX) 96.62 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Bloomington (IN) 91.18 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands (NE) 86.82 three stars
Girl Scouts San Diego (CA) 89.54 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Boy Scouts of America, Northern New Jersey Council
25 Ramapo Valley Road
Oakland, NJ 07436
tel: (201) 677-1000
fax: (201) 677-1555
EIN: 22-3626147

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Board Leadership

Dr. Phil Mollica
President

CEO

Rebecca Fields
Scout Executive

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