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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Boy Scouts of America, Garden State Council

Serving the Greater South Jersey Area

two stars

78.60

693 Rancocas Road Westampton, NJ 08060
tel: (609) 261-5850   Web Site
EIN: 21-0634574

Board Leadership
Henry Ludwigsen
President

CEO
Patrick Linfors
Scout Executive

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 78.60 two stars
  Financial 80.35 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 77.00 two stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Garden State Council of Boy Scouts of America works to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law. The Council is committed to providing an outstanding Scouting experience to youth and adult volunteers throughout Burlington County. It is the Council's goal to continue to be recognized as the premier provider of exceptional youth programs throughout Burlington County.

The Garden State Council of Boy Scouts of America works to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law. The Council is committed to providing an outstanding Scouting experience to youth and adult volunteers throughout Burlington County. It is the Council's goal to continue to be recognized as the premier provider of exceptional youth programs throughout Burlington County.

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Financial

three stars

80.35

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

77.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
77.5%
  Administrative Expenses 10.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.31
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.40
  Program Expenses Growth -8.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boy Scouts of America, Garden State Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boy Scouts of America, Garden State Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boy Scouts of America, Garden State Council (NJ) 78.60 two stars
Boy Scouts of America, Hawk Mountain Council (PA) 86.19 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Indian Nations Council (OK) 85.29 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Upstate (SC) 86.19 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Maine (ME) 91.64 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $961,872
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $961,872
   Program Service Revenue $472,132
Total Primary Revenue $1,434,004
   Other Revenue $1,281,042
TOTAL REVENUE $2,715,046
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,760,510
   Administrative Expenses $537,633
   Fundraising Expenses $424,576
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,722,719
   
Payments to Affiliates $35,665
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-7,673
   
Net Assets $12,002,879

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
Camping Activities $1,760,510 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 02/01/2020 78.60 two stars
2017-12 12/21/2018 84.15 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 84.61 three stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 86.06 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 86.42 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 86.25 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 88.41 three stars
2012-12 10/01/2013 86.09 three stars
2011-12 08/01/2013 84.34 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 21-0634574
Name in IRS Master File BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
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
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boy Scouts of America, Garden State Council (NJ) 78.60 two stars
Peter Westbrook Foundation (NY) 90.73 four stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Triangle (NC) 88.54 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Oklahoma County (OK) 91.87 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver (CO) 86.54 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Boy Scouts of America, Garden State Council
693 Rancocas Road
Westampton, NJ 08060
tel: (609) 261-5850
fax: (609) 261-5682
EIN: 21-0634574

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Board Leadership

Henry Ludwigsen
President

CEO

Patrick Linfors
Scout Executive

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