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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Boy Scouts of America, Atlanta Area Council

Prepared. For Life.

three stars

88.70

1800 Circle 75 Parkway, SE Atlanta, GA 30339
tel: (770) 989-8820   Web Site
EIN: 58-0566122

Board Leadership
Rick Williams
Council President

CEO
Tracy Techau
Scout Executive/CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.70 three stars
  Financial 88.42 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

88.42

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
82.0%
  Administrative Expenses 7.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.02
  Program Expenses Growth 3.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boy Scouts of America, Atlanta Area Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boy Scouts of America, Atlanta Area Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boy Scouts of America, Atlanta Area Council (GA) 88.70 three stars
YouthBuild USA (MA) 88.25 three stars
Save Our Youth (CO) 86.44 three stars
Emily K Center (NC) 92.56 four stars
Adolescent Counseling Services (CA) 94.07 four stars

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The Atlanta Area Council provides character education programs to community organizations in 13 counties for boys and young men in the first grade through age 20, and young women, in ninth grade through age 20. The Council trains young people in leadership and responsibilities of participation in American citizenship, while developing personal and moral fitness. Scouting promises experiences and opportunities that develop mature, strong, and resourceful adults. The Boys Scouts of America, Atlanta Area Council covers 13 metro-Atlanta Counties: Carroll, Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Douglas, Fulton, Gwinnett, Haralson, Newton, Paulding, Pickens, Rockdale.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,317,797
   Federated Campaigns $647,269
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,638,939
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,604,005
   Program Service Revenue $3,668,794
Total Primary Revenue $9,272,799
   Other Revenue $7,319,615
TOTAL REVENUE $16,592,414
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,435,190
   Administrative Expenses $1,010,320
   Fundraising Expenses $1,309,221
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,754,731
   
Payments to Affiliates $86,572
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $4,837,683
   
Net Assets $62,763,945

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
Scouting Program and Field Services $5,348,419 56.7%
Camping $3,361,761 35.6%
Council and District Activities $725,010 7.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 07/01/2017 88.70 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.46 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 84.79 three stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 87.49 three stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 82.12 three stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 83.24 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 83.98 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 83.60 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 81.32 three stars
2008-12 03/01/2010 85.50 three stars
2007-12 07/01/2009 81.23 three stars
2006-12 05/01/2008 75.55 two stars
2005-12 03/01/2007 75.70 two stars
2004-12 04/01/2006 79.61 two stars
2003-12 03/01/2005 78.76 two stars
2002-12 05/01/2004 85.13 three stars
2001-12 04/15/2003 97.93 four stars
2000-12 04/15/2002 98.05 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 58-0566122
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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
$355,474 3.02% Tracy Techau Scout Executive, CEO, Secretary

The Atlanta Area Council provides character education programs to community organizations in 13 counties for boys and young men in the first grade through age 20, and young women, in ninth grade through age 20. The Council trains young people in leadership and responsibilities of participation in American citizenship, while developing personal and moral fitness. Scouting promises experiences and opportunities that develop mature, strong, and resourceful adults. The Boys Scouts of America, Atlanta Area Council covers 13 metro-Atlanta Counties: Carroll, Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Douglas, Fulton, Gwinnett, Haralson, Newton, Paulding, Pickens, Rockdale.

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Charity Contact Info

Boy Scouts of America, Atlanta Area Council
1800 Circle 75 Parkway, SE
Atlanta, GA 30339
tel: (770) 989-8820
EIN: 58-0566122

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Board Leadership

Rick Williams
Council President

CEO

Tracy Techau
Scout Executive/CEO

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