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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Boy Scouts of America, Greater Niagara Frontier Council

Prepared. For Life.

three stars

86.25

2860 Genesee Street Buffalo, NY 14225
tel: (716) 891-4073   Web Site
EIN: 16-0743929

Board Leadership
Richard Vienne, Jr.
Chairman

CEO
Russell Etzenhouser
Scout Executive

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.25 three stars
  Financial 83.97 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Boy Scouts of America, Greater Niagara Frontier Council works to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetime by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Scout Law. Our programs emphasize shared leadership, learning about the community, and family understanding.

Boy Scouts of America, Greater Niagara Frontier Council works to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetime by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Scout Law. Our programs emphasize shared leadership, learning about the community, and family understanding.

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Financial

three stars

83.97

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
81.4%
  Administrative Expenses 10.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.70
  Program Expenses Growth -4.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boy Scouts of America, Greater Niagara Frontier Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boy Scouts of America, Greater Niagara Frontier Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boy Scouts of America, Greater Niagara Frontier Council (NY) 86.25 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County (FL) 96.55 four stars
Ramapo for Children (NY) 93.10 four stars
Camp Beech Cliff (ME) 85.29 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, South Texas Council (TX) 89.92 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,190,166
   Federated Campaigns $33,311
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $138,708
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $22,150
Total Contributions $1,384,335
   Program Service Revenue $681,388
Total Primary Revenue $2,065,723
   Other Revenue $605,320
TOTAL REVENUE $2,671,043
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,571,967
   Administrative Expenses $278,557
   Fundraising Expenses $165,720
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,016,244
   
Payments to Affiliates $38,264
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $654,799
   
Net Assets $5,788,464

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 Program $957,756 60.9%
Camping $518,455 33.0%
Activities $95,756 6.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 10/01/2019 86.25 three stars
2017-12 03/01/2019 85.73 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 85.67 three stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 85.84 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 87.27 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 82.99 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 79.63 two stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 91.97 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 16-0743929
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$140,056 6.94% Russell D. Etzenhouser Scout Executive

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boy Scouts of America, Greater Niagara Frontier Council (NY) 86.25 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Denver Area Council (CO) 86.74 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Oklahoma County (OK) 91.87 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Central New Mexico (NM) 87.23 three stars
Waltham Boys and Girls Club (MA) 91.60 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Boy Scouts of America, Greater Niagara Frontier Council
2860 Genesee Street
Buffalo, NY 14225
tel: (716) 891-4073
fax: (716) 891-4008
EIN: 16-0743929

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Board Leadership

Richard Vienne, Jr.
Chairman

CEO

Russell Etzenhouser
Scout Executive

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