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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Boys & Girls Club of the Smoky Mountains

Great Futures Start Here

four stars

91.44

PO Box 5743 Sevierville, TN 37864
tel: (865) 428-6550   Web Site
EIN: 62-1507789

Board Leadership
Bill Smolnyski
President

CEO
Mark Ross
Chief Professional Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.44 four stars
  Financial 94.97 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/20/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1989, the Boys & Girls Club of the Smoky Mountains offers young people what they need and want most — adults who respect and listen to them; a safe environment where they can have fun and be themselves; and interesting, constructive activities that channel youthful energy into challenging pursuits. A youth development strategy that fosters a sense of belonging, competence, usefulness and influence underlies all Boys & Girls Club programs and builds self-confidence and self-esteem.

Founded in 1989, the Boys & Girls Club of the Smoky Mountains offers young people what they need and want most — adults who respect and listen to them; a safe environment where they can have fun and be themselves; and interesting, constructive activities that channel youthful energy into challenging pursuits. A youth development strategy that fosters a sense of belonging, competence, usefulness and influence underlies all Boys & Girls Club programs and builds self-confidence and self-esteem.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Average number of service recipients per month
617
Total Membership
1,845
This impact information is current as of January 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

94.97

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 12/20/2019 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)
89.6%
  Administrative Expenses 6.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.24
  Program Expenses Growth 6.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boys & Girls Club of the Smoky Mountains on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boys & Girls Club of the Smoky Mountains on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Constituent Voice

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How is the organization collecting feedback?
Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc), Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person), Community meetings or town halls
How is the organization using feedback?
To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
Our staff, Our funders, Our community partners
What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?
Note: This organization did not select any of the multiple choice responses to this question
Describe a recent change in your organization that resulted from feedback.
We started monthly parent and child night activities at each Club site
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Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boys & Girls Club of the Smoky Mountains (TN) 91.44 four stars
Heart of Los Angeles (HOLA) (CA) 96.46 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Helena and Calistoga (CA) 90.61 four stars
Futures and Options (NY) 92.28 four stars
Friends of the Children - Seattle (WA) 90.58 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $804,788
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $58,045
   Fundraising Events $2,399,854
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $631,768
Total Contributions $3,894,455
   Program Service Revenue $506,279
Total Primary Revenue $4,400,734
   Other Revenue $5,070
TOTAL REVENUE $4,405,804
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,440,944
   Administrative Expenses $171,696
   Fundraising Expenses $115,769
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,728,409
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,677,395
   
Net Assets $5,967,766

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
Boys & Girls Club of the Smoky Mountains has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 12/20/2019 91.44 four stars
2016-12 12/22/2017 91.21 four stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 91.78 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.59 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 62-1507789
Name in IRS Master File BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF THE SMOKY MOUNTAINS INC
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 (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(321) Boys Club, Little League, etc.
(328) Combat juvenile delinquency
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 August, 1993
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$141,279 5.17% Robert M. Ross Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boys & Girls Club of the Smoky Mountains (TN) 91.44 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Wyoming (WY) 86.34 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco (CA) 93.70 four stars
MidwayUSA Foundation Inc. (MO) 97.87 four stars
United Friends of the Children (CA) 87.46 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Boys & Girls Club of the Smoky Mountains
PO Box 5743
Sevierville, TN 37864
tel: (865) 428-6550
EIN: 62-1507789

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Board Leadership

Bill Smolnyski
President

CEO

Mark Ross
Chief Professional Officer

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