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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Boy Scouts of America, Greater New York Councils

Serving society by helping instill values in young people

four stars

90.63

350 Fifth Avenue, Suite 430 Empire State Building
New York, NY 10118
tel: (212) 242-1100   Web Site
EIN: 13-1624015

Board Leadership
Ray Quartararo
Chairman

CEO
Ethan Draddy
Scout Executive

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.63 four stars
  Financial 88.76 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the Boy Scouts of America, Greater New York Councils is to serve society by helping to instill values in young people and, in other ways to prepare them to make ethical choices during their lifetime and to achieve their full potential. We work towards our vision to be recognized in the five boroughs of New York City and throughout the Scouting organization as the premier agency meeting the needs of urban youth.

The mission of the Boy Scouts of America, Greater New York Councils is to serve society by helping to instill values in young people and, in other ways to prepare them to make ethical choices during their lifetime and to achieve their full potential. We work towards our vision to be recognized in the five boroughs of New York City and throughout the Scouting organization as the premier agency meeting the needs of urban youth.

Financial

three stars

88.76

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
79.9%
  Administrative Expenses 7.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.19
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.10
  Program Expenses Growth 3.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boy Scouts of America, Greater New York Councils on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boy Scouts of America, Greater New York Councils on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boy Scouts of America, Greater New York Councils (NY) 90.63 four stars
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Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands (NE) 92.22 four stars
Creative Action (TX) 85.86 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Collin County (TX) 92.31 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,411,919
   Federated Campaigns $12,505
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $4,009,101
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $270,500
Total Contributions $7,704,025
   Program Service Revenue $3,318,670
Total Primary Revenue $11,022,695
   Other Revenue $323,531
TOTAL REVENUE $11,346,226
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,719,173
   Administrative Expenses $935,604
   Fundraising Expenses $1,696,799
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $12,351,576
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,005,350
   
Net Assets $19,908,285

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
Field Services $5,127,850 52.8%
Camping and Activities $4,519,970 46.5%
Charter and National Service Fee $71,353 0.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 03/01/2018 90.63 four stars
2015-12 12/21/2016 89.24 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.92 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 88.92 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 83.74 three stars
2012-12 11/01/2013 81.94 three stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 75.48 two stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 74.09 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 69.86 one star
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 03/01/2011 58.56 one star
2008-12 12/01/2009 64.04 one star
2007-12 07/01/2009 73.21 two stars
2006-12 05/01/2008 76.80 two stars
2005-12 12/01/2006 70.23 two stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 74.83 two stars
2003-12 11/01/2004 70.96 two stars
2002-12 12/01/2003 67.26 one star
2001-12 02/05/2003 70.68 two stars
2000-12 10/15/2002 80.79 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 13-1624015
Name in IRS Master File BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA
NTEE Code O41
NTEE Classification Boy Scouts of America
NTEE Type Youth Development
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$369,534 2.99% Ethan V. Draddy Scout Executive

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boy Scouts of America, Greater New York Councils (NY) 90.63 four stars
Girls Inc. of Alameda County (CA) 93.21 four stars
Girl Scouts of Central Maryland (MD) 88.56 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Montana Council (MT) 94.74 four stars
Boys & Girls Club of Henderson County (NC) 89.27 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Boy Scouts of America, Greater New York Councils
350 Fifth Avenue, Suite 430
Empire State Building
New York, NY 10118
tel: (212) 242-1100
fax: (212) 242-3630
EIN: 13-1624015

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Board Leadership

Ray Quartararo
Chairman

CEO

Ethan Draddy
Scout Executive

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