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Little League Baseball

Character, courage, loyalty

three stars

89.37

539 U.S. Route 15 Highway P.O. Box 3485
Williamsport, PA 17701
tel: (570) 326-1921   Web Site
EIN: 23-1688231

Board Leadership
Dr. Davie Jane Gilmour
Chairman

CEO
Don Soucy
Regional Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.37 three stars
  Financial 99.12 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 09/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1939, Little League Baseball's mission is to promote, develop, supervise, and voluntarily assist in all lawful ways, the interest of those who will participate in Little League Baseball and Softball. Through proper guidance and exemplary leadership, the Little League program assists youth in developing the qualities of citizenship, discipline, teamwork and physical well-being. By espousing the virtues of character, courage and loyalty, the Little League Baseball and Softball program is designed to develop superior citizens rather than superior athletes. Since its inception, Little League has grow to nearly 200,000 teams, in all 50 U.S. states and more than 80 countries.

Founded in 1939, Little League Baseball's mission is to promote, develop, supervise, and voluntarily assist in all lawful ways, the interest of those who will participate in Little League Baseball and Softball. Through proper guidance and exemplary leadership, the Little League program assists youth in developing the qualities of citizenship, discipline, teamwork and physical well-being. By espousing the virtues of character, courage and loyalty, the Little League Baseball and Softball program is designed to develop superior citizens rather than superior athletes. Since its inception, Little League has grow to nearly 200,000 teams, in all 50 U.S. states and more than 80 countries.

Financial

four stars

99.12

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 09/01/2017 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)
87.1%
  Administrative Expenses 12.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.75
  Program Expenses Growth 8.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Little League Baseball on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Little League Baseball on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Little League Baseball (PA) 89.37 three stars
United States Equestrian Team Foundation (NJ) 89.95 three stars
Nantucket Community Sailing (MA) 86.96 three stars
Tigers Unlimited Foundation (AL) 88.81 three stars
Higher Ground Sun Valley (ID) 96.66 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,466,858
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $49,070
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,515,928
   Program Service Revenue $13,091,972
Total Primary Revenue $17,607,900
   Other Revenue $10,304,407
TOTAL REVENUE $27,912,307
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $25,549,473
   Administrative Expenses $4,146,578
   Fundraising Expenses $294,036
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $29,990,087
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-2,077,780
   
Net Assets $79,472,201

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
League Operations $15,419,795 60.4%
World Series, Tournaments and Special Activities $9,375,033 36.7%
World Little League Peter J. McGovern Museum $754,645 2.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-09 09/01/2017 89.37 three stars
2015-09 07/01/2016 89.39 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 89.39 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 02/01/2016 86.76 three stars
2013-09 11/01/2014 84.35 three stars
2012-09 10/01/2013 85.59 three stars
2011-09 11/06/2012 84.46 three stars
2010-09 09/20/2011 87.37 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 08/01/2010 87.43 three stars
2008-09 12/01/2009 93.05 four stars
2007-09 02/01/2009 90.84 four stars
2006-09 09/01/2007 89.12 three stars
2005-09 06/01/2006 85.19 three stars
2004-09 06/01/2005 80.89 three stars
2003-09 08/01/2004 83.86 three stars
2002-09 06/09/2003 82.22 three stars
2001-09 10/15/2002 92.07 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 23-1688231
Name in IRS Master File LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL INC
NTEE Code N63
NTEE Classification Baseball, Softball
NTEE Type Recreation, Sports, Leisure, Athletics
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(328) Combat juvenile delinquency
(317) Other sports or athletic 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 Central - the organization is a parent (group ruling) and is not a church or 501(c)(1) organization.
Group Name LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL INC
Ruling Date May, 1981
Filing Requirement 990 - Required to file Form 990-N - Income less than $50,000 per year
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • September, 2015

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
$442,748 1.47% Stephen D. Keener President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Little League Baseball (PA) 89.37 three stars
United States Rowing Association (NJ) 89.02 three stars
Tigers Unlimited Foundation (AL) 88.81 three stars
Maccabi USA/Sports for Israel (PA) 91.07 four stars
National Rowing Foundation (CT) 89.16 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Little League Baseball
539 U.S. Route 15 Highway
P.O. Box 3485
Williamsport, PA 17701
tel: (570) 326-1921
fax: (570) 326-1074
EIN: 23-1688231

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Board Leadership

Dr. Davie Jane Gilmour
Chairman

CEO

Don Soucy
Regional Director

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