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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence

Enabling all young people of Greater Lawrence to reach their full potential

three stars

86.96

136 Water Street Lawrence, MA 01841
tel: (978) 683-2747   Web Site
EIN: 04-2104377

Board Leadership
William P. DeLuca, Jr.
Chairman

CEO
Markus Fischer
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.96 three stars
  Financial 89.29 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence is the premier youth development agency in northeastern Massachusetts. With an unprecedented seven national awards for program excellence and two National Youth of the Year, the Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence has a proven track record of helping young people develop to their full potential and become productive and successful members of society. The dedicated staff and volunteers of the Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence have one common goal: to help as many children as possible break the cycle of poverty by giving them access to essential educational opportunities and directing them to recreational and character development programs.

The Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence is the premier youth development agency in northeastern Massachusetts. With an unprecedented seven national awards for program excellence and two National Youth of the Year, the Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence has a proven track record of helping young people develop to their full potential and become productive and successful members of society. The dedicated staff and volunteers of the Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence have one common goal: to help as many children as possible break the cycle of poverty by giving them access to essential educational opportunities and directing them to recreational and character development programs.

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Financial

three stars

89.29

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 05/01/2019 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)
83.0%
  Administrative Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.43
  Program Expenses Growth 0.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence (MA) 86.96 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Westark Area Council (AR) 87.93 three stars
Girls Inc. of Omaha (NE) 99.46 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Springfield (MO) 86.47 three stars
Police Athletic League of Jacksonville, Inc. (FL) 87.37 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,677,006
   Federated Campaigns $55,834
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $458,235
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $417,847
Total Contributions $2,608,922
   Program Service Revenue $63,741
Total Primary Revenue $2,672,663
   Other Revenue $252,069
TOTAL REVENUE $2,924,732
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,329,255
   Administrative Expenses $211,042
   Fundraising Expenses $310,034
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,850,331
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $74,401
   
Net Assets $10,341,399

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
After School Activities $2,122,549 91.1%
Food Program $206,706 8.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 05/01/2019 86.96 three stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 88.09 three stars
2016-06 07/01/2017 88.69 three stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 88.21 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 87.77 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 86.23 three stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 86.01 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 04-2104377
Name in IRS Master File LAWRENCE BOYS CLUB & GIRLS CLUB INC
NTEE Code O21
NTEE Classification Boys Clubs
NTEE Type Youth Development
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (324) YMCA, YWCA, YMCA, etc.
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 February, 1950
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$128,877 4.52% Markus Fischer Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence (MA) 86.96 three stars
North Penn Valley Boys & Girls Club (PA) 92.53 four stars
Row New York (NY) 90.40 four stars
Operation Shoestring (MS) 93.27 four stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (FL) 92.92 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence
136 Water Street
Lawrence, MA 01841
tel: (978) 683-2747
fax: (978) 725-5989
EIN: 04-2104377

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Board Leadership

William P. DeLuca, Jr.
Chairman

CEO

Markus Fischer
Executive Director

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