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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Boy Scouts of America, Evangeline Area Council

Prepared. For Life.

three stars

85.04

2266 South College Road Lafayette, LA 70508
tel: (337) 235-8551   Web Site
EIN: 72-0423617

Board Leadership
Jamie Thompson
Council President

CEO
Art Hawkins
Scout Executive

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.04 three stars
  Financial 85.09 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

85.09

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 07/01/2017 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)
88.0%
  Administrative Expenses 8.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.34
  Program Expenses Growth -0.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 18.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boy Scouts of America, Evangeline Area Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boy Scouts of America, Evangeline Area Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boy Scouts of America, Evangeline Area Council (LA) 85.04 three stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Indiana (IN) 88.33 three stars
Boys & Girls Club of South Central Kansas (KS) 85.61 three stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Texas (TX) 87.19 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Capitol Area Council (TX) 94.28 four stars

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For more than 105 years, The Boy Scouts of America have helped build future leaders by combining educational activities and lifelong values with fun and adventure in the outdoors. We care passionately about what is happening to kids and our communities – and are dedicated to supporting an exciting, quality program that builds better young people and our future leaders. The Evangeline Area Council serves 3,052 youth and their families within 92 units. These youth consist of boys, ages 6 to 20, and girls ages 14 - 20. Supporting the youth are 1,011 volunteer leaders that teach the Scouts new skills, build their self esteem, and reinforce the values found in the Scout Oath and Law.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $604,551
   Federated Campaigns $78,503
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $683,054
   Program Service Revenue $221,699
Total Primary Revenue $904,753
   Other Revenue $585,707
TOTAL REVENUE $1,490,460
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,337,268
   Administrative Expenses $134,624
   Fundraising Expenses $44,876
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,516,768
   
Payments to Affiliates $20,917
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-26,308
   
Net Assets $2,356,358

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 $1,337,268 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 07/01/2017 85.04 three stars
2014-12 02/01/2017 87.25 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 72-0423617
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
$91,503 6.03% Arthur L. Hawkins Executive Director

For more than 105 years, The Boy Scouts of America have helped build future leaders by combining educational activities and lifelong values with fun and adventure in the outdoors. We care passionately about what is happening to kids and our communities – and are dedicated to supporting an exciting, quality program that builds better young people and our future leaders. The Evangeline Area Council serves 3,052 youth and their families within 92 units. These youth consist of boys, ages 6 to 20, and girls ages 14 - 20. Supporting the youth are 1,011 volunteer leaders that teach the Scouts new skills, build their self esteem, and reinforce the values found in the Scout Oath and Law.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boy Scouts of America, Evangeline Area Council (LA) 85.04 three stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Florida (FL) 87.97 three stars
Helping Abused Neglected Disadvantaged Youth (FL) 89.85 three stars
Brigade Boys & Girls Club (NC) 92.02 four stars
Chicago Youth Centers (IL) 87.30 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Boy Scouts of America, Evangeline Area Council
2266 South College Road
Lafayette, LA 70508
tel: (337) 235-8551
fax: (337) 235-8556
EIN: 72-0423617

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Board Leadership

Jamie Thompson
Council President

CEO

Art Hawkins
Scout Executive

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