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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Boy Scouts of America, Westark Area Council

Prepared for Life

three stars

85.67

1401 Old Greenwood Road Fort Smith, AR 72901
tel: (478) 482-7244   Web Site
EIN: 71-0236862

Board Leadership
Sam Dunn
Council President

CEO
Bryan Feather
Scout Executive

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.67 three stars
  Financial 86.38 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

86.38

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
77.6%
  Administrative Expenses 12.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.62
  Program Expenses Growth 2.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 21.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boy Scouts of America, Westark Area Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boy Scouts of America, Westark Area Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boy Scouts of America, Westark Area Council (AR) 85.67 three stars
Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich (CT) 93.07 four stars
Girls Inc. of Alameda County (CA) 90.60 four stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh (PA) 90.90 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Newport County (RI) 91.06 four stars

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The Boy Scouts of America, Westark Area Council serves over 6,500 youth in seventeen counties with Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Venturing and Learning for Life Groups. The Council is committed to excellence through offering both time-honored and innovative programs to its Scouts, Leaders, and the communities it serves. We invite you to use this site as a resource for the latest Council and District information, camp programs, news, events, and much more.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $581,085
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $581,085
   Program Service Revenue $410,569
Total Primary Revenue $991,654
   Other Revenue $420,253
TOTAL REVENUE $1,411,907
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,177,571
   Administrative Expenses $199,204
   Fundraising Expenses $146,934
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,523,709
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-111,802
   
Net Assets $4,002,383

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 $1,177,571 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 02/01/2017 85.67 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 71-0236862
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$124,608 8.17% Bryan Feather Executive Director

The Boy Scouts of America, Westark Area Council serves over 6,500 youth in seventeen counties with Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Venturing and Learning for Life Groups. The Council is committed to excellence through offering both time-honored and innovative programs to its Scouts, Leaders, and the communities it serves. We invite you to use this site as a resource for the latest Council and District information, camp programs, news, events, and much more.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boy Scouts of America, Westark Area Council (AR) 85.67 three stars
Girls Inc. (NY) 93.36 four stars
Boy Scouts of America, Bucksin Council (WV) 85.66 three stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Texas (TX) 87.19 three stars
Timber Bay (MN) 95.06 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Boy Scouts of America, Westark Area Council
1401 Old Greenwood Road
Fort Smith, AR 72901
tel: (478) 482-7244
fax: (479) 782-5825
EIN: 71-0236862

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Board Leadership

Sam Dunn
Council President

CEO

Bryan Feather
Scout Executive

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