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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Boy Scouts of America, Black Warrior Council

Journey to Excellence

two stars

73.81

McAbee Scout Service Center 2700 Jack Warner Parkway
Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
tel: (205) 554-1680   Web Site
EIN: 63-0288816

Board Leadership
Joel Lake
President

CEO
Bill Gosselin
Scout Executive, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 73.81 two stars
  Financial 68.22 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Boy Scouts of America, Black Warrior Council provides youth with programs and activities that allow them to try new things, provide service to others, build self-confidence, and reinforce ethical standards. Scouting helps youth develop academic skills, self-confidence, ethics, leadership skills, and citizenship skills that influence their adult lives. Scouting promotes activities that lead to personal responsibility and high self-esteem. As a result, when hard decisions have to be made, peer pressure can be resisted and the right choices can be made.

Boy Scouts of America, Black Warrior Council provides youth with programs and activities that allow them to try new things, provide service to others, build self-confidence, and reinforce ethical standards. Scouting helps youth develop academic skills, self-confidence, ethics, leadership skills, and citizenship skills that influence their adult lives. Scouting promotes activities that lead to personal responsibility and high self-esteem. As a result, when hard decisions have to be made, peer pressure can be resisted and the right choices can be made.

Financial

one star

68.22

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 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)
61.3%
  Administrative Expenses 22.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.24
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.23
  Program Expenses Growth -6.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boy Scouts of America, Black Warrior Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boy Scouts of America, Black Warrior Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boy Scouts of America, Black Warrior Council (AL) 73.81 two stars
WINGS for Kids (SC) 92.87 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Sacramento (CA) 87.57 three stars
Chicago Youth Programs (IL) 97.37 four stars
Boy Scouts of America Sam Houston Area Council (TX) 89.39 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $828,874
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $828,874
   Program Service Revenue $76,964
Total Primary Revenue $905,838
   Other Revenue $609,381
TOTAL REVENUE $1,515,219
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $649,743
   Administrative Expenses $324,866
   Fundraising Expenses $185,642
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,160,251
   
Payments to Affiliates $16,833
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $354,968
   
Net Assets $4,627,991

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 $649,743 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 02/01/2021 73.81 two stars
2018-12 12/01/2019 77.89 two stars
2017-12 12/21/2018 76.72 two stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 79.36 two stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 74.65 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 81.51 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 72.67 two stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 80.96 three stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 82.17 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 63-0288816
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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$144,017 12.41% William Gosselin Scout Executive

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boy Scouts of America, Black Warrior Council (AL) 73.81 two stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Tucson (AZ) 90.63 four stars
Girls Inc. of Memphis (TN) 86.11 three stars
MidwayUSA Foundation Inc. (MO) 97.87 four stars
Boys and Girls Clubs of Skagit County (WA) 90.37 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Boy Scouts of America, Black Warrior Council
McAbee Scout Service Center
2700 Jack Warner Parkway
Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
tel: (205) 554-1680
fax: (205) 554-7830
EIN: 63-0288816

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Board Leadership

Joel Lake
President

CEO

Bill Gosselin
Scout Executive, CEO

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