Disable all preview features

Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

The Boys' Club of New York

A better future starts at our door - Since 1876

impact data icon

Impact Information Available From Our Partner: GuideStar

three stars

88.24

287 East 10th Street New York, NY 10009
tel: (212) 677-1102   Web Site
EIN: 13-5591750

Board Leadership
William B. Tyree
President of the Board of Trustees

CEO
Stephen Tosh
Executive Director & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.24 three stars
  Financial 83.37 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the Boys' Club of New York is to empower boys and young men by providing effective programs and a supportive community. The oldest youth development program in the country, the Boys' Club of New York combines a single-minded focus on boys and young men with a unique, multi-disciplinary approach that prepares them for a fulfilling and meaningful adulthood. BCNY accomplishes this by offering programs in music and arts, social and recreational activities, academic support and athletics. We deliver enriching after-school programs to hundreds of boys each day at our three clubhouse locations in East Harlem, Flushing and the Lower East Side for just $5 a year. Any boy age 7 -21 can join regardless of zip code, school, immigration status or family income.

The mission of the Boys' Club of New York is to empower boys and young men by providing effective programs and a supportive community. The oldest youth development program in the country, the Boys' Club of New York combines a single-minded focus on boys and young men with a unique, multi-disciplinary approach that prepares them for a fulfilling and meaningful adulthood. BCNY accomplishes this by offering programs in music and arts, social and recreational activities, academic support and athletics. We deliver enriching after-school programs to hundreds of boys each day at our three clubhouse locations in East Harlem, Flushing and the Lower East Side for just $5 a year. Any boy age 7 -21 can join regardless of zip code, school, immigration status or family income.

Impact Information

data icon GuideStar is Charity Navigator's trusted partner in sharing information on how this organization seeks impact. GuideStar has recognized this organization with a Gold Seal of Transparency for voluntarily and publicly describing their goals, strategies, and accomplishments.
Charting Impact

What is your organization aiming to accomplish?

What are your strategies for making this happen?

What are your organization's capabilities for doing this?

How will your organization know if you are making progress?

What have and haven't you accomplished so far?

Did you find the Impact Information useful?
There was a problem saving your response. Please try again.
Thank you for your feedback. If you wish to share more about this data you may do so below.
Your feedback has been recorded
There was a problem saving your response. Please try again.
This impact information is current as of November 2018, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. Impact information published on this organization's rating page has no effect on its rating at this time.

Financial

three stars

83.37

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
79.3%
  Administrative Expenses 12.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.19
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.39
  Program Expenses Growth -3.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Boys' Club of New York on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Boys' Club of New York on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Boys' Club of New York (NY) 88.24 three stars
Austin YMBL Sunshine Camps (TX) 95.98 four stars
American Youth Foundation (MO) 93.31 four stars
Boy Scouts of America, Las Vegas Area Council (NV) 86.76 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Golden Spread Council (TX) 88.62 three stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,091,356
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $3,218,235
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $232,000
Total Contributions $5,541,591
   Program Service Revenue $443,272
Total Primary Revenue $5,984,863
   Other Revenue $1,594,229
TOTAL REVENUE $7,579,092
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,824,448
   Administrative Expenses $1,572,108
   Fundraising Expenses $1,055,192
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $12,451,748
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-4,872,656
   
Net Assets $57,118,314

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
Clubhouse Activities $7,616,175 77.5%
Educational Services $1,018,424 10.4%
Camping $296,568 3.0%
Physical Education $557,863 5.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-09 07/01/2018 88.24 three stars
2016-09 10/01/2017 89.93 three stars
2015-09 08/01/2016 89.41 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 88.15 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 10/01/2015 81.01 three stars
2013-09 08/01/2014 91.14 four stars
2012-09 09/01/2013 82.30 three stars
2011-09 09/01/2012 88.60 three stars
2009-09 09/20/2011 86.22 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 09/01/2010 80.75 three stars
2008-09 08/01/2009 88.43 three stars
2006-09 05/01/2008 74.49 two stars
2005-09 09/01/2006 80.71 three stars
2004-09 11/01/2005 73.27 two stars
2003-09 05/01/2005 88.47 three stars
2002-09 08/01/2003 93.55 four stars
2001-09 04/15/2003 98.29 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 13-5591750
Name in IRS Master File BOYS CLUB OF NEW YORK INC
NTEE Code O21
NTEE Classification Boys Clubs
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
(318) Other recreational 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 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, 1944
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013

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
$270,063 2.16% Stephen Tosh Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Boys' Club of New York (NY) 88.24 three stars
Mass Mentoring Partnership (MA) 87.85 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Helena and Calistoga (CA) 90.36 four stars
Girl Scouts of Western Washington (WA) 87.56 three stars
Row New York (NY) 90.40 four stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

This charity has an official representative registered with Charity Navigator.

Charity Contact Info

The Boys' Club of New York
287 East 10th Street
New York, NY 10009
tel: (212) 677-1102
EIN: 13-5591750

Visit Web Site

Board Leadership

William B. Tyree
President of the Board of Trustees

CEO

Stephen Tosh
Executive Director & CEO

Join Our Mailing List

Join over 400,000 other informed givers and get updates on charity ratings, new features, hot topics, and tips for donating.