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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Susquehanna Council Boy Scouts of America

Building character in the youth of our communities

three stars

87.38

815 Northway Road Williamsport, PA 17701
tel: (800) 647-4510   Web Site
EIN: 24-0795397

Board Leadership
Elliott Strickland
President

CEO
Jon Brennan
Scout Executive

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.38 three stars
  Financial 90.33 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Susquehanna Council, BSA serves more than 2500 youth through the adult leadership of 1200 adult volunteers. Scouting provides programs to youth in 5 counties in Central Pennsylvania - Snyder, Northumberland, Clinton, Union and Lycoming. The Susquehanna Council is home to beautiful Camp Karoodinha along Penns Creek in western Union County. Six weeks each summer we provide exceptional programming to cub scouts, boy scouts and venturers. We are building character in the youth of our communities, one boy at a time!

The Susquehanna Council, BSA serves more than 2500 youth through the adult leadership of 1200 adult volunteers. Scouting provides programs to youth in 5 counties in Central Pennsylvania - Snyder, Northumberland, Clinton, Union and Lycoming. The Susquehanna Council is home to beautiful Camp Karoodinha along Penns Creek in western Union County. Six weeks each summer we provide exceptional programming to cub scouts, boy scouts and venturers. We are building character in the youth of our communities, one boy at a time!

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Financial

four stars

90.33

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 02/01/2017 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)
84.9%
  Administrative Expenses 5.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.26
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.13
  Program Expenses Growth 1.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Susquehanna Council Boy Scouts of America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Susquehanna Council Boy Scouts of America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Susquehanna Council Boy Scouts of America (PA) 87.38 three stars
Kare Youth League (CA) 86.71 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Tuscarora Council (NC) 88.72 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeastern Michigan (MI) 88.70 three stars
Boys & Girls Club of Venice (CA) 85.54 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $154,564
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $161,080
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $315,644
   Program Service Revenue $334,380
Total Primary Revenue $650,024
   Other Revenue $276,676
TOTAL REVENUE $926,700
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $749,192
   Administrative Expenses $57,025
   Fundraising Expenses $146,445
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $952,662
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-25,962
   
Net Assets $3,320,378

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 $749,192 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 02/01/2017 87.38 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 83.52 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 78.52 two stars
2013-12 12/22/2014 81.36 three stars
2012-12 11/01/2013 86.41 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 24-0795397
Name in IRS Master File BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA
NTEE Code O41
NTEE Classification Boy Scouts of America
NTEE Type Youth Development
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, 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
$87,706 9.20% Jon L Brennan Scout Executive

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Charity Contact Info

Susquehanna Council Boy Scouts of America
815 Northway Road
Williamsport, PA 17701
tel: (800) 647-4510
fax: (570) 326-7339
EIN: 24-0795397

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Board Leadership

Elliott Strickland
President

CEO

Jon Brennan
Scout Executive

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