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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lowell

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three stars

85.87

657 Middlesex Street Lowell, MA 01851
tel: (978) 458-4526   Web Site
EIN: 04-2104396

Board Leadership
Justine DeFronzo
Chair

CEO
Joe Hungler
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.87 three stars
  Financial 81.70 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lowell is "to inspire and enable young people, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens through dedicated staff and innovative programs, provided in a safe environment." With a focus on three core areas of youth development, the Club provides educational, social, recreational and cultural programming for youth ages 7-18.

The mission of the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lowell is "to inspire and enable young people, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens through dedicated staff and innovative programs, provided in a safe environment." With a focus on three core areas of youth development, the Club provides educational, social, recreational and cultural programming for youth ages 7-18.

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Financial

three stars

81.70

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 03/01/2019 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)
72.5%
  Administrative Expenses 17.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.78
  Program Expenses Growth 5.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 23.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lowell on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lowell on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lowell (MA) 85.87 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Golden Spread Council (TX) 88.43 three stars
Plymouth Christian Youth Center (MN) 88.84 three stars
Adolescent Counseling Services (CA) 88.81 three stars
Boys & Girls Club of Washington County (MD) 85.93 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,061,043
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $59,368
   Fundraising Events $391,176
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $311,215
Total Contributions $1,822,802
   Program Service Revenue $54,093
Total Primary Revenue $1,876,895
   Other Revenue $18,412
TOTAL REVENUE $1,895,307
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,297,477
   Administrative Expenses $208,833
   Fundraising Expenses $260,195
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,766,505
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $128,802
   
Net Assets $1,376,033

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 03/01/2019 85.87 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 85.62 three stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 86.88 three stars
2014-12 02/01/2017 85.51 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 82.27 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 87.14 three stars
2013-12 03/01/2015 75.96 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 04-2104396
Name in IRS Master File BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF GREATER LOWELL 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 (298) Training in sports
(325) Camp
(328) Combat juvenile delinquency
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 September, 1954
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$104,505 5.91% Joseph C. Hungler Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lowell (MA) 85.87 three stars
Jewish Children's Regional Service (LA) 86.10 three stars
KIDS HOPE USA (MI) 85.26 three stars
100 Black Men of America (GA) 88.12 three stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh (PA) 91.15 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lowell
657 Middlesex Street
Lowell, MA 01851
tel: (978) 458-4526
fax: (978) 453-9740
EIN: 04-2104396

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Board Leadership

Justine DeFronzo
Chair

CEO

Joe Hungler
Executive Director

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