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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Boy Scouts of America, Chief Seattle Council

Providing quality youth programs

three stars

89.00

3120 Rainier Avenue South Seattle, WA 98144
tel: (206) 725-5200   Web Site
EIN: 91-0569878

Board Leadership
Brian Bogen
President

CEO
Mike Quirk
Scout Executive

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.00 three stars
  Financial 89.02 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Boy Scouts of America, Chief Seattle Council, is the Seattle council of the national Boy Scouts of America organization. The council's primary purpose is to organize and supervise the scouting program. The scouting program provides education for youth and youth adults led by trained volunteers. This is accomplished through community service, character building, citizenship training, career exploration and high adventure programs. The Chief Seattle Council service area includes Clallam, Jefferson, King, Kitsap and North Mason counties.

The Boy Scouts of America, Chief Seattle Council, is the Seattle council of the national Boy Scouts of America organization. The council's primary purpose is to organize and supervise the scouting program. The scouting program provides education for youth and youth adults led by trained volunteers. This is accomplished through community service, character building, citizenship training, career exploration and high adventure programs. The Chief Seattle Council service area includes Clallam, Jefferson, King, Kitsap and North Mason counties.

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Financial

three stars

89.02

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 04/01/2020 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)
81.3%
  Administrative Expenses 10.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.79
  Program Expenses Growth 1.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boy Scouts of America, Chief Seattle Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boy Scouts of America, Chief Seattle Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boy Scouts of America, Chief Seattle Council (WA) 89.00 three stars
Wakeman Boys & Girls Club (CT) 89.70 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver (CO) 86.54 three stars
Kentucky 4-H Foundation (KY) 85.92 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford County (MD) 86.20 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,399,274
   Federated Campaigns $116,121
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $991,165
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,506,560
   Program Service Revenue $2,621,462
Total Primary Revenue $5,128,022
   Other Revenue $1,807,724
TOTAL REVENUE $6,935,746
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,585,381
   Administrative Expenses $775,256
   Fundraising Expenses $559,967
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,920,604
   
Payments to Affiliates $83,269
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $15,142
   
Net Assets $38,895,330

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 & Camping $3,386,017 60.6%
Cub Scouts $1,952,212 34.9%
Venturing Program $210,667 3.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 04/01/2020 89.00 three stars
2017-12 04/01/2019 89.67 three stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 89.21 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 90.70 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.82 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 91.62 four stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 86.50 three stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 88.62 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 90.41 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 90.24 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 88.11 three stars
2008-12 07/01/2010 78.59 two stars
2007-12 08/01/2009 81.86 three stars
2006-12 07/01/2008 93.46 four stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 90.66 four stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 92.11 four stars
2003-12 12/01/2004 79.74 two stars
2002-12 01/01/2004 93.80 four stars
2001-12 02/05/2003 88.91 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 91-0569878
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
$283,134 4.09% Michael Quirk Scout Executive, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boy Scouts of America, Chief Seattle Council (WA) 89.00 three stars
Boys Girls Clubs of North Mississippi (MS) 88.08 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Iowa (IA) 88.95 three stars
Girls Inc. of Carpinteria (CA) 97.11 four stars
Red Hook Initiative (NY) 89.94 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Boy Scouts of America, Chief Seattle Council
3120 Rainier Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98144
tel: (206) 725-5200
fax: (206) 721-8985
EIN: 91-0569878

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 440408
Seattle, WA 98144

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Board Leadership

Brian Bogen
President

CEO

Mike Quirk
Scout Executive

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