Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Boy Scouts of America, The Spirit of Adventure Council

Providing quality youth programs

88.14

411 Unquity Road Milton, MA 02186
tel: (617) 615-0004   Web Site
EIN: 04-3184713

Board Leadership
D. Peter Brennan
President

CEO
Jonathan Pleva
Interim Scout Executive

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.14
  Financial 92.50
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00
This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Spirit of Adventure Council, formerly the Boston Minuteman Council, is the largest Boy Scouts of America Council in Massachusetts. The mission of the Spirit of Adventure Council, BSA is to serve others by helping to instill values in young people and in other ways prepare them to make ethical choices over their lifetime in achieving their full potential. The values we strive to instill are based upon the Scout Oath and Scout Law.

The Spirit of Adventure Council, formerly the Boston Minuteman Council, is the largest Boy Scouts of America Council in Massachusetts. The mission of the Spirit of Adventure Council, BSA is to serve others by helping to instill values in young people and in other ways prepare them to make ethical choices over their lifetime in achieving their full potential. The values we strive to instill are based upon the Scout Oath and Scout Law.

Financial

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

85.00

This rating was published 06/01/2021 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)
85.4%
  Administrative Expenses 8.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.22
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.65
  Program Expenses Growth 10.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boy Scouts of America, The Spirit of Adventure Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boy Scouts of America, The Spirit of Adventure Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $654,982
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $291,698
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $946,680
   Program Service Revenue $1,844,387
Total Primary Revenue $2,791,067
   Other Revenue $895,762
TOTAL REVENUE $3,686,829
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,721,906
   Administrative Expenses $345,252
   Fundraising Expenses $261,276
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,328,434
   
Payments to Affiliates $41,943
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-641,605
   
Net Assets $13,169,591

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$218,530 5.04% Charles Eaton Scout Executive

Mission

The Spirit of Adventure Council, formerly the Boston Minuteman Council, is the largest Boy Scouts of America Council in Massachusetts. The mission of the Spirit of Adventure Council, BSA is to serve others by helping to instill values in young people and in other ways prepare them to make ethical choices over their lifetime in achieving their full potential. The values we strive to instill are based upon the Scout Oath and Scout Law.

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Charity Contact Info

Boy Scouts of America, The Spirit of Adventure Council
411 Unquity Road
Milton, MA 02186
tel: (617) 615-0004
fax: (617) 615-0005
EIN: 04-3184713

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Board Leadership

D. Peter Brennan
President

CEO

Jonathan Pleva
Interim Scout Executive