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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Girl Scouts of Northern California

We exist to help girls thrive.

four stars

90.00

1650 Harbor Bay Parkway Suite 100
Alameda, CA 94502
tel: (800) 447-4475   Web Site
EIN: 94-1551410

Board Leadership
Diana Bell
President

CEO
Marina Park
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.00 four stars
  Financial 87.72 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

87.72

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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 9.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.44
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.17
  Program Expenses Growth 4.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Girl Scouts of Northern California on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Girl Scouts of Northern California on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Girl Scouts of Northern California (CA) 90.00 four stars
Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Los Angeles (CA) 91.86 four stars
The Carver Foundation of Norwalk (CT) 91.17 four stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County (CA) 88.79 three stars
Women of Tomorrow Mentor & Scholarship Program (FL) 91.79 four stars

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Girl Scouts builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.

Founded in 1912, Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) is the preeminent organization for girls in the nation, serving almost 3 million members in the United States and its territories. Girl Scouts has been serving Northern California girls since 1918. Girl Scouts of Northern California (GSNorCal), an independent 501 (c)(3) nonprofit chartered by GSUSA, was established seven years ago through the merger of five existing Girl Scout Councils. We are one of the largest councils in the nation, serving more than 44,000 girls and 29,000 adult members in 19 counties. Girl Scouts is open to all girls ages 5 to 17, promotes diversity and inclusiveness in its membership and is continually strives to be reflective of California's diverse population.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,454,889
   Federated Campaigns $42,161
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $86,729
   Government Grants $83,815
Total Contributions $2,667,594
   Program Service Revenue $3,251,228
Total Primary Revenue $5,918,822
   Other Revenue $13,763,464
TOTAL REVENUE $19,682,286
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $14,731,613
   Administrative Expenses $2,095,846
   Fundraising Expenses $1,088,017
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $17,915,476
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,766,810
   
Net Assets $21,493,405

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
No Girl Left Inside - Camp and Camp Properties $3,717,039 25.2%
Membership Development & Transforming Leadership $3,709,016 25.2%
Enriching Experiences $2,689,558 18.3%

Ratings History
Girl Scouts of Northern California has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-09 12/01/2016 90.00 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 91.86 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 03/01/2016 91.90 four stars
2014-09 10/01/2015 90.94 four stars
2013-09 11/01/2014 93.61 four stars
2012-09 09/01/2013 93.13 four stars
2011-09 07/01/2012 83.46 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 94-1551410
Name in IRS Master File GIRL SCOUTS OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
NTEE Code O42
NTEE Classification Girl Scouts of the U.S.A.
NTEE Type Youth Development
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (349) Other youth organization or 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, 1964
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
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  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012
  • September, 2011

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

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$269,460 1.50% Marina Park-Sutton Chief Executive Officer

Girl Scouts builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.

Founded in 1912, Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) is the preeminent organization for girls in the nation, serving almost 3 million members in the United States and its territories. Girl Scouts has been serving Northern California girls since 1918. Girl Scouts of Northern California (GSNorCal), an independent 501 (c)(3) nonprofit chartered by GSUSA, was established seven years ago through the merger of five existing Girl Scout Councils. We are one of the largest councils in the nation, serving more than 44,000 girls and 29,000 adult members in 19 counties. Girl Scouts is open to all girls ages 5 to 17, promotes diversity and inclusiveness in its membership and is continually strives to be reflective of California's diverse population.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Girl Scouts of Northern California (CA) 90.00 four stars
Girls Inc. of Sarasota County (FL) 88.98 three stars
The Boys' Club of New York (NY) 89.41 three stars
Fresh Youth Initiatives (NY) 96.53 four stars
Friends of the Children - Seattle (WA) 91.64 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Girl Scouts of Northern California
1650 Harbor Bay Parkway
Suite 100
Alameda, CA 94502
tel: (800) 447-4475
fax: (510) 562-8470
EIN: 94-1551410

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Board Leadership

Diana Bell
President

CEO

Marina Park
Chief Executive Officer

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