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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Boys & Girls Clubs of America

Great Futures Start Here

four stars

91.91

1275 Peachtree Street, NE Atlanta, GA 30309
tel: (404) 487-5700   Web Site
EIN: 13-5562976

Board Leadership
David Seaton
Chair

CEO
James Clark
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.91 four stars
  Financial 88.97 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Formed in 1906, Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) is a national organization of local chapters which provide after-school programs for young people. Boys & Girls Clubs annually serve nearly 4.6 million young people, through membership and community outreach, in 4.7 million Club facilities throughout the country and BGCA-affiliated Youth Centers on U.S. military installations worldwide. The mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens, by providing a world-class Club Experience that assures success is within reach of every young person who enters our doors, with all members on track to graduate from high school with a plan for the future, demonstrating good character and citizenship, and living a healthy lifestyle.

Formed in 1906, Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) is a national organization of local chapters which provide after-school programs for young people. Boys & Girls Clubs annually serve nearly 4.6 million young people, through membership and community outreach, in 4.7 million Club facilities throughout the country and BGCA-affiliated Youth Centers on U.S. military installations worldwide. The mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens, by providing a world-class Club Experience that assures success is within reach of every young person who enters our doors, with all members on track to graduate from high school with a plan for the future, demonstrating good character and citizenship, and living a healthy lifestyle.

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Financial

three stars

88.97

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 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)
79.1%
  Administrative Expenses 10.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.77
  Program Expenses Growth 7.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boys & Girls Clubs of America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boys & Girls Clubs of America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boys & Girls Clubs of America (GA) 91.91 four stars
Girls Inc. of Memphis (TN) 86.11 three stars
The Center for Teen Empowerment (MA) 90.43 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Upstate (SC) 86.19 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Southwest Florida Council (FL) 91.88 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $107,523,616
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $7,487,412
   Fundraising Events $8,552,859
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $28,123,770
Total Contributions $151,687,657
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $151,687,657
   Other Revenue $6,617,061
TOTAL REVENUE $158,304,718
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $139,032,430
   Administrative Expenses $12,384,770
   Fundraising Expenses $17,032,900
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $168,450,100
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-10,145,382
   
Net Assets $329,166,686

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
Office of Justice Programs $22,754,071 16.4%
Club Experience $5,379,063 3.9%
National Youth of the Year Program $4,341,019 3.1%

Ratings History
Boys & Girls Clubs of America has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 03/01/2020 91.91 four stars
2017-12 04/01/2019 94.59 four stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 96.11 four stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 93.33 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.51 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 91.38 four stars
2013-12 10/01/2015 89.51 three stars
2013-12 09/01/2015 89.13 three stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 86.94 three stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 93.85 four stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 91.51 four stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 86.71 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 83.98 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 78.45 two stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 78.27 two stars
2007-12 02/01/2009 78.98 two stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 90.47 four stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 93.34 four stars
2004-12 11/01/2005 98.91 four stars
2003-12 10/01/2004 98.85 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 13-5562976
Name in IRS Master File BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF AMERICA
NTEE Code O23
NTEE Classification Boys and Girls Clubs (Combined)
NTEE Type Youth Development
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(349) Other youth organization or activities
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 Central - the organization is a parent (group ruling) and is not a church or 501(c)(1) organization.
Group Name BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF AMERICA
Ruling Date August, 1999
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$858,024 0.50% James L. Clark President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boys & Girls Clubs of America (GA) 91.91 four stars
Nantucket Boys & Girls Club (MA) 90.89 four stars
Cathedral Arts Project (FL) 91.00 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Ada County (ID) 93.90 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula (CA) 99.22 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Boys & Girls Clubs of America
1275 Peachtree Street, NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
tel: (404) 487-5700
fax: (404) 487-5757
EIN: 13-5562976

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Board Leadership

David Seaton
Chair

CEO

James Clark
President and CEO

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