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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Boy Scouts of America Piedmont Council

Instilling Scouting Values

two stars

72.53

1222 East Franklin Boulevard Gastonia, NC 28054
tel: (704) 864-2694   Web Site
EIN: 56-0529991

CEO
Connie Bowes
Scout Executive

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 72.53 two stars
  Financial 75.32 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 70.00 two stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Piedmont Council's mission is to serve youth by instilling Scouting values preparing them to make ethical choices to achieve their full potential in life. That the purpose of this corporation shall be to promote, through organization and cooperation with other agencies, the ability of boys to do things for themselves and others, to train them in Scoutcraft, and to teach them patriotism, courage, self-reliance, and kindred virtues, using the methods which are now in common use by Boy Scouts. Two kinds of charters are issued by the Boy Scouts of America: one to community organizations and the other to BSA local councils. The first enables community groups to use the Scouting program under their own leadership as a service to their children, youth, and families. The other empowers local councils to help chartered organizations effectively use the Scouting program and to expand the use of the program to other community groups.

The Piedmont Council's mission is to serve youth by instilling Scouting values preparing them to make ethical choices to achieve their full potential in life. That the purpose of this corporation shall be to promote, through organization and cooperation with other agencies, the ability of boys to do things for themselves and others, to train them in Scoutcraft, and to teach them patriotism, courage, self-reliance, and kindred virtues, using the methods which are now in common use by Boy Scouts. Two kinds of charters are issued by the Boy Scouts of America: one to community organizations and the other to BSA local councils. The first enables community groups to use the Scouting program under their own leadership as a service to their children, youth, and families. The other empowers local councils to help chartered organizations effectively use the Scouting program and to expand the use of the program to other community groups.

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Financial

two stars

75.32

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

70.00

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)
77.4%
  Administrative Expenses 9.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.35
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.70
  Program Expenses Growth -5.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boy Scouts of America Piedmont Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boy Scouts of America Piedmont Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boy Scouts of America Piedmont Council (NC) 72.53 two stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Triangle (NC) 88.54 three stars
Kids Across America Foundation (MO) 85.38 three stars
Streets Ministries (TN) 86.81 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester (MA) 87.83 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,030,964
   Federated Campaigns $84,430
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,115,394
   Program Service Revenue $605,225
Total Primary Revenue $1,720,619
   Other Revenue $737,437
TOTAL REVENUE $2,458,056
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,947,465
   Administrative Expenses $266,213
   Fundraising Expenses $383,958
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,597,636
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-139,580
   
Net Assets $8,036,817

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
Scouting $1,947,465 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 02/01/2020 72.53 two stars
2017-12 12/21/2018 71.55 two stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 75.40 two stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 76.45 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 73.84 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 69.58 one star
2013-12 06/01/2015 70.72 two stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 87.34 three stars
2011-12 10/01/2013 82.96 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 56-0529991
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 (325) Camp
(59) Other school related activities
(328) Combat juvenile delinquency
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
$219,192 8.43% Connie Bowes Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boy Scouts of America Piedmont Council (NC) 72.53 two stars
Boys & Girls Club of Brookings (SD) 94.30 four stars
Boys and Girls Club of Aberdeen Area (SD) 92.46 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County (FL) 96.19 four stars
Girl Scouts of North-Central Alabama (AL) 90.71 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Boy Scouts of America Piedmont Council
1222 East Franklin Boulevard
Gastonia, NC 28054
tel: (704) 864-2694
fax: (704) 867-2046
EIN: 56-0529991

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CEO

Connie Bowes
Scout Executive

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