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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Boy Scouts of America, Cherokee Area Council

Helping instill values and character in youth.

three stars

89.48

6031 Lee Highway Chattanooga, TN 37421
tel: (423) 892-8323   Web Site
EIN: 62-0475671

Board Leadership
Jim Barrott
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Scott Fosse
Scout Executive

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.48 three stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2017 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

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 04/01/2017 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)
86.4%
  Administrative Expenses 9.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.38
  Program Expenses Growth -4.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boy Scouts of America, Cherokee Area Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boy Scouts of America, Cherokee Area Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boy Scouts of America, Cherokee Area Council (TN) 89.48 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Del-Mar-VA Council (DE) 85.05 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston (TX) 94.07 four stars
Students Run LA (CA) 96.46 four stars
Harlem RBI (NY) 91.14 four stars

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Our mission is to serve other by helping to instill values in young people and, in other ways, to prepare them to make ethical choice during their lifetime in achieving their full potential.

We provide support services to unit sponsors for organizational training, camp and special events for the development of youth through Scouting. The Cherokee Area Council serves over 5,000 youth members and 1,300 volunteer adult leaders each year.

Boy Scouts of America is one of the nation's largest and most prominent values-based youth development organizations. The BSA provides a program for young people that builds character, trains them in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, and develops personal fitness.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $565,031
   Federated Campaigns $492,429
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,057,460
   Program Service Revenue $569,665
Total Primary Revenue $1,627,125
   Other Revenue $300,273
TOTAL REVENUE $1,927,398
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,637,329
   Administrative Expenses $191,507
   Fundraising Expenses $74,725
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,903,561
   
Payments to Affiliates $24,442
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $23,837
   
Net Assets $2,835,262

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 $1,637,329 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 04/01/2017 89.48 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 88.45 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 83.44 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 87.74 three stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 94.96 four stars
2011-12 10/01/2013 94.79 four 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 62-0475671
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
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 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
$137,941 7.24% Scott Fosse Scout Executive

Our mission is to serve other by helping to instill values in young people and, in other ways, to prepare them to make ethical choice during their lifetime in achieving their full potential.

We provide support services to unit sponsors for organizational training, camp and special events for the development of youth through Scouting. The Cherokee Area Council serves over 5,000 youth members and 1,300 volunteer adult leaders each year.

Boy Scouts of America is one of the nation's largest and most prominent values-based youth development organizations. The BSA provides a program for young people that builds character, trains them in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, and develops personal fitness.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boy Scouts of America, Cherokee Area Council (TN) 89.48 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Carlsbad (CA) 93.73 four stars
Boys & Girls Club of Stamford (CT) 86.18 three stars
Boys & Girls Club of Rochester (MN) 87.77 three stars
Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council (TX) 92.73 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Boy Scouts of America, Cherokee Area Council
6031 Lee Highway
Chattanooga, TN 37421
tel: (423) 892-8323
fax: (423) 899-4555
EIN: 62-0475671

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Board Leadership

Jim Barrott
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Scott Fosse
Scout Executive

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