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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Boy Scouts of America Lake Erie Council

Experiences that last a lifetime

two stars

77.63

2241 Woodland Avenue Cleveland, OH 44115
tel: (216) 861-6060   Web Site
EIN: 34-0714322

Board Leadership
Donald Kaatz
President

CEO
Marc Ryan
Scout Executive

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 77.63 two stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 70.00 two stars
This rating was published 03/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Lake Erie Council combines the former Greater Cleveland Council, Greater Western Reserve and Heart of Ohio Council. It spans from Sandusky to Conneaut, Ohio and covers a total of seven counties. The Boy Scouts of America Lake Erie Council is devoted to preparing young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them values of the Scout oath and law. Nearly 22,000 young people in Cuyahoga and North Summit Counties are benefiting from the Boy Scout program. The Scouts help to mold future leaders of this country by combining educational activities and lifelong values with fun. The organization offers programs which help meet six essential needs of young people: mentoring, lifelong learning, faith traditions, serving others, healthy living and building character.

The Lake Erie Council combines the former Greater Cleveland Council, Greater Western Reserve and Heart of Ohio Council. It spans from Sandusky to Conneaut, Ohio and covers a total of seven counties. The Boy Scouts of America Lake Erie Council is devoted to preparing young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them values of the Scout oath and law. Nearly 22,000 young people in Cuyahoga and North Summit Counties are benefiting from the Boy Scout program. The Scouts help to mold future leaders of this country by combining educational activities and lifelong values with fun. The organization offers programs which help meet six essential needs of young people: mentoring, lifelong learning, faith traditions, serving others, healthy living and building character.

Financial

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

70.00

This rating was published 03/01/2021 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)
86.5%
  Administrative Expenses 4.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.41
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.62
  Program Expenses Growth 22.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boy Scouts of America Lake Erie Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boy Scouts of America Lake Erie Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boy Scouts of America Lake Erie Council (OH) 77.63 two stars
Boys and Girls Clubs of the Los Angeles Harbor (CA) 90.68 four stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee (TN) 87.98 three stars
Nantucket Boys & Girls Club (MA) 91.07 four stars
Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation (MD) 87.76 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $686,640
   Federated Campaigns $65,464
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $752,104
   Program Service Revenue $1,803,049
Total Primary Revenue $2,555,153
   Other Revenue $3,800,297
TOTAL REVENUE $6,355,450
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,904,050
   Administrative Expenses $330,162
   Fundraising Expenses $593,103
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,827,315
   
Payments to Affiliates $190,727
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-471,865
   
Net Assets $19,000,131

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 $5,904,050 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 03/01/2021 77.63 two stars
2018-12 05/01/2020 88.81 three stars
2017-12 07/01/2019 88.81 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 88.23 three stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 89.33 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.07 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 85.41 three stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 86.22 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 34-0714322
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$198,789 2.91% Marc Ryan CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boy Scouts of America Lake Erie Council (OH) 77.63 two stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County (FL) 95.47 four stars
Boys & Girls Club of Santa Monica (CA) 90.61 four stars
Boys and Girls Club of Portage County (WI) 88.98 three stars
Hope Center for Kids (NE) 90.17 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Boy Scouts of America Lake Erie Council
2241 Woodland Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44115
tel: (216) 861-6060
fax: (216) 861-3431
EIN: 34-0714322

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Board Leadership

Donald Kaatz
President

CEO

Marc Ryan
Scout Executive

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