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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Boys & Girls Club of the Western Reserve

Great futures start here!

three stars

82.06

889 Jonathan Avenue Akron, OH 44306
tel: (330) 773-3375   Web Site
EIN: 34-1351557

Board Leadership
Richard B. Fry III
Board Chair

CEO
Julie M. Johnson
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.06 three stars
  Financial 77.14 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Our mission at the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Western Reserve is to inspire and enable all young people to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens. The Boys & Girls Clubs have three Priority Outcome Areas: Academic Success, Good Character & Citizenship and Healthy Lifestyles. The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Western Reserve has a unique place in the history of the Boys & Girls Clubs movement. Our local organization began in 1984 as the “Boys & Girls Club of Summit County” and was one of three selected urban sites participating in a national demonstration project to test the feasibility of bringing Club programs into low-income housing areas designed by Boys Clubs of America and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. We are committed to changing kids' lives by providing them with a safe place to belong after school where dedicated staff members and caring volunteers are ready with a smile and an encouraging hand to help a young person in need.

Our mission at the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Western Reserve is to inspire and enable all young people to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens. The Boys & Girls Clubs have three Priority Outcome Areas: Academic Success, Good Character & Citizenship and Healthy Lifestyles. The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Western Reserve has a unique place in the history of the Boys & Girls Clubs movement. Our local organization began in 1984 as the “Boys & Girls Club of Summit County” and was one of three selected urban sites participating in a national demonstration project to test the feasibility of bringing Club programs into low-income housing areas designed by Boys Clubs of America and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. We are committed to changing kids' lives by providing them with a safe place to belong after school where dedicated staff members and caring volunteers are ready with a smile and an encouraging hand to help a young person in need.

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Financial

two stars

77.14

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
75.0%
  Administrative Expenses 13.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.63
  Program Expenses Growth -1.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 18.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boys & Girls Club of the Western Reserve on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boys & Girls Club of the Western Reserve on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boys & Girls Club of the Western Reserve (OH) 82.06 three stars
North Marin Community Services (CA) 90.65 four stars
Boy Scouts of America, Central Minnesota Council (MN) 90.27 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Carlsbad (CA) 90.21 four stars
Girl Scouts of Greater New York (NY) 95.00 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $610,525
   Federated Campaigns $161,020
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $22,408
   Government Grants $178,869
Total Contributions $972,822
   Program Service Revenue $26,175
Total Primary Revenue $998,997
   Other Revenue $182,115
TOTAL REVENUE $1,181,112
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $901,248
   Administrative Expenses $176,009
   Fundraising Expenses $70,502
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,147,759
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $33,353
   
Net Assets $751,565

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
Steve Wise Club $360,308 40.0%
LeBron James Clubhouse $294,275 32.7%
Eller Club $246,665 27.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 02/01/2020 82.06 three stars
2017-12 04/01/2019 78.27 two stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 79.14 two stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 84.02 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 84.67 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 03/01/2016 88.56 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 34-1351557
Name in IRS Master File BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OF THE WESTERN RESERVE INC
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 (349) Other youth organization or 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 Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date November, 1981
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
$82,319 7.17% Julie M. Johnson President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boys & Girls Club of the Western Reserve (OH) 82.06 three stars
The 52nd Street Project (NY) 91.21 four stars
Camp Fire Green Country (OK) 87.59 three stars
Mass Mentoring Partnership (MA) 88.06 three stars
Step Up (CA) 95.14 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Boys & Girls Club of the Western Reserve
889 Jonathan Avenue
Akron, OH 44306
tel: (330) 773-3375
fax: (330) 773-4279
EIN: 34-1351557

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Board Leadership

Richard B. Fry III
Board Chair

CEO

Julie M. Johnson
President, CEO

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