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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Boy Scouts of America, Dan Beard Council

Be Prepared

three stars

83.98

10078 Reading Road Cincinnati, OH 45241
tel: (513) 577-7700   Web Site
EIN: 31-0536651

Board Leadership
Jack Kraeutler
Chairman

CEO
Tom Dugger
Scout Executive

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.98 three stars
  Financial 83.04 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Boy Scouts of America, Dan Beard Council is the Cincinnati area council of the national Boy Scouts of America (BSA) organization. The mission of the BSA is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law. The BSA prepares every eligible youth in America to become a responsible, participating citizen and leader who is guided by the Scout Oath and Law. The Dan Beard Council serves 31,352 registered boy scouts throughout twelve counties in Kentucky and Ohio.

Boy Scouts of America, Dan Beard Council is the Cincinnati area council of the national Boy Scouts of America (BSA) organization. The mission of the BSA is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law. The BSA prepares every eligible youth in America to become a responsible, participating citizen and leader who is guided by the Scout Oath and Law. The Dan Beard Council serves 31,352 registered boy scouts throughout twelve counties in Kentucky and Ohio.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of clients participating in educational programs
30,711
This impact information is current as of January 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

83.04

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 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)
84.5%
  Administrative Expenses 3.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.23
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.91
  Program Expenses Growth 1.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boy Scouts of America, Dan Beard Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boy Scouts of America, Dan Beard Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Constituent Voice

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How is the organization collecting feedback?
Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc), Paper surveys, Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person), Community meetings or town halls, Constituent (client or resident, etc) advisory committees, Suggestion box/email
How is the organization using feedback?
To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
Our staff, Our board, Our community partners
What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?
We don't have any major challenges to collecting feedback
Describe a recent change in your organization that resulted from feedback.
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Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boy Scouts of America, Dan Beard Council (OH) 83.98 three stars
Boys & Girls Club of Greater Holland (MI) 87.63 three stars
Grenville Baker Boys & Girls Club (NY) 88.70 three stars
Girl Scouts of Greater New York (NY) 95.00 four stars
A Place Called Home (CA) 93.97 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,257,907
   Federated Campaigns $547,473
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $656,460
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,461,840
   Program Service Revenue $1,722,528
Total Primary Revenue $6,184,368
   Other Revenue $1,268,301
TOTAL REVENUE $7,452,669
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,074,444
   Administrative Expenses $317,391
   Fundraising Expenses $746,712
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,138,547
   
Payments to Affiliates $85,260
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $314,122
   
Net Assets $13,650,908

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
Camping $2,858,693 47.1%
Council & District Activities $2,512,436 41.4%
ScoutReach $703,315 11.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 04/01/2019 83.98 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 83.27 three stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 83.55 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 83.90 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 76.33 two stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 80.04 three stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 87.81 three stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 83.37 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 87.07 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 80.87 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 79.75 two stars
2008-12 07/01/2010 86.96 three stars
2007-12 08/01/2009 88.98 three stars
2006-12 02/01/2009 84.52 three stars
2005-12 03/01/2007 83.91 three stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 75.67 two stars
2003-12 02/01/2005 81.32 three stars
2002-12 05/01/2004 83.71 three stars
2001-12 02/05/2003 89.74 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 31-0536651
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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$272,822 3.82% Thomas J. Dugger CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boy Scouts of America, Dan Beard Council (OH) 83.98 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Wyoming (WY) 86.34 three stars
Fiver Children's Foundation (NY) 99.00 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Indian River County (FL) 100.00 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City (MO) 92.48 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Boy Scouts of America, Dan Beard Council
10078 Reading Road
Cincinnati, OH 45241
tel: (513) 577-7700
fax: (513) 577-7738
EIN: 31-0536651

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Board Leadership

Jack Kraeutler
Chairman

CEO

Tom Dugger
Scout Executive

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