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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Boy Scouts of America, Golden Spread Council

Serving the Texas and Oklahoma panhandles

three stars

88.43

401 Tascosa Road Amarillo, TX 79124
tel: (806) 358-6500   Web Site
EIN: 75-0800613

Board Leadership
Scott Bentley
Council President

CEO
Phil Shipley
Council Scout Executive

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.43 three stars
  Financial 93.49 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1989, the mission of the Golden Spread Council is to serve today's youth and aid them in their endeavors to be prepared to face the challenges and opportunities of life, by instilling values through Scouting that will last for a lifetime. Our purpose is to provide strong, values-based programs that strengthen character, develop good citizenship, and enhance both mental and physical fitness. Our objective is to accomplish the mission of the BSA and provide Scouting values to the maximum number of youth in every community we serve.

Founded in 1989, the mission of the Golden Spread Council is to serve today's youth and aid them in their endeavors to be prepared to face the challenges and opportunities of life, by instilling values through Scouting that will last for a lifetime. Our purpose is to provide strong, values-based programs that strengthen character, develop good citizenship, and enhance both mental and physical fitness. Our objective is to accomplish the mission of the BSA and provide Scouting values to the maximum number of youth in every community we serve.

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Financial

four stars

93.49

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 12/21/2018 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)
89.3%
  Administrative Expenses 4.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.22
  Program Expenses Growth 4.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boy Scouts of America, Golden Spread Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boy Scouts of America, Golden Spread Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boy Scouts of America, Golden Spread Council (TX) 88.43 three stars
KIDS HOPE USA (MI) 85.26 three stars
Kansas 4-H Foundation, Inc. (KS) 93.66 four stars
Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Los Angeles (CA) 95.01 four stars
Boy Scouts of America, California Inland Empire Council (CA) 86.56 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $171,022
   Federated Campaigns $242,933
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $504,027
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $917,982
   Program Service Revenue $214,006
Total Primary Revenue $1,131,988
   Other Revenue $1,073,581
TOTAL REVENUE $2,205,569
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,883,944
   Administrative Expenses $120,240
   Fundraising Expenses $129,951
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,134,135
   
Payments to Affiliates $30,234
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $71,434
   
Net Assets $13,853,485

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 $1,883,944 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 12/21/2018 88.43 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 88.62 three stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 88.37 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.58 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 90.26 four stars
2013-12 12/01/2014 94.47 four 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 75-0800613
Name in IRS Master File BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
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
$126,853 5.94% Phillip Shipley Scout Executive

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boy Scouts of America, Golden Spread Council (TX) 88.43 three stars
Wakeman Boys & Girls Club (CT) 89.70 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area (TX) 91.13 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida (FL) 93.83 four stars
Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin River Valleys (MN) 87.18 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Boy Scouts of America, Golden Spread Council
401 Tascosa Road
Amarillo, TX 79124
tel: (806) 358-6500
fax: (806) 358-7470
EIN: 75-0800613

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Board Leadership

Scott Bentley
Council President

CEO

Phil Shipley
Council Scout Executive

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