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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Camp Fire Alabama

Light the fire within

four stars

90.19

106 Oxmoor Road Suite 152
Birmingham, AL 35209
tel: (205) 324-2434   Web Site
EIN: 63-0498347

Board Leadership
Jonathan Coe
President

CEO
Nancy Meadows
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.19 four stars
  Financial 91.55 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Camp Fire Alabama was founded in 1959 and has provided 50 years of continuous service to children, youth, and families. Camp Fire Alabama serves approximately 11,000 children, youth and families annually. We serve participants in Bibb, Calhoun, Etowah, Jefferson, Madison, Shelby, Tallapoosa and Tuscaloosa Counties. Our programs include camp and outdoor education, in-school programs, and service and leadership programs.

Camp Fire Alabama was founded in 1959 and has provided 50 years of continuous service to children, youth, and families. Camp Fire Alabama serves approximately 11,000 children, youth and families annually. We serve participants in Bibb, Calhoun, Etowah, Jefferson, Madison, Shelby, Tallapoosa and Tuscaloosa Counties. Our programs include camp and outdoor education, in-school programs, and service and leadership programs.

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Financial

four stars

91.55

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
82.1%
  Administrative Expenses 13.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.10
  Program Expenses Growth 0.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Camp Fire Alabama on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Camp Fire Alabama on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Camp Fire Alabama (AL) 90.19 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Bay County (FL) 86.97 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, The Spirit of Adventure Council (MA) 90.53 four stars
Girls Inc. (NY) 98.23 four stars
Boston After School & Beyond (MA) 91.45 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,078,505
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $750
   Fundraising Events $55,000
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $44,500
Total Contributions $1,178,755
   Program Service Revenue $121,326
Total Primary Revenue $1,300,081
   Other Revenue $35,163
TOTAL REVENUE $1,335,244
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,140,342
   Administrative Expenses $220,284
   Fundraising Expenses $65,437
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,426,063
   
Payments to Affiliates $50,378
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-90,819
   
Net Assets $1,544,950

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
In-school Programs $523,451 45.9%
Outdoor Education $264,995 23.2%
Childcare $225,752 19.8%

Ratings History
Camp Fire Alabama has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 04/01/2019 90.19 four stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 90.62 four stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 89.35 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 87.85 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 83.92 three stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 82.44 three stars
2012-12 02/01/2015 79.42 two 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 63-0498347
Name in IRS Master File CAMP FIRE
NTEE Code O43
NTEE Classification Camp Fire
NTEE Type Youth Development
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related 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 Subordinate - the organization is a subordinate in a group ruling.
Group Name CAMP FIRE USA
Ruling Date July, 1969
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
$92,721 6.50% Nancy Meadows Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Camp Fire Alabama (AL) 90.19 four stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay (FL) 88.66 three stars
Emerald Youth Foundation (TN) 88.92 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Long Beach Area Council (CA) 98.81 four stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sound (WA) 91.64 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Camp Fire Alabama
106 Oxmoor Road
Suite 152
Birmingham, AL 35209
tel: (205) 324-2434
fax: (205) 322-7988
EIN: 63-0498347

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Board Leadership

Jonathan Coe
President

CEO

Nancy Meadows
Chief Executive Officer

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