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Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin River Valleys

Building girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.

three stars

85.42

400 Robert Street South St. Paul, MN 55107
tel: (800) 845-0787   Web Site
EIN: 41-0693910

Board Leadership
Gayle Hayhurst
Chair

CEO
Tish Bolger
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.42 three stars
  Financial 80.62 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

For over 100 years, Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin River Valleys, with the help of more than 18,000 dedicated adult volunteers, serves 45,000 girls in kindergarten through twelfth grade, in 49 counties across southern Minnesota and western Wisconsin, helping them build courage, confidence, and character to make our world a better place. The time honored activities of troop meetings, community service, badges, the cookie program and camping are some of the means by which Girl Scouting addresses the interests and needs of girls.

For over 100 years, Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin River Valleys, with the help of more than 18,000 dedicated adult volunteers, serves 45,000 girls in kindergarten through twelfth grade, in 49 counties across southern Minnesota and western Wisconsin, helping them build courage, confidence, and character to make our world a better place. The time honored activities of troop meetings, community service, badges, the cookie program and camping are some of the means by which Girl Scouting addresses the interests and needs of girls.

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Financial

three stars

80.62

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 08/01/2018 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)
79.1%
  Administrative Expenses 12.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.53
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.69
  Program Expenses Growth 2.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin River Valleys on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin River Valleys on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin River Valleys (MN) 85.42 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Heart of Virginia Council (VA) 87.51 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County (FL) 92.02 four stars
Boy Scouts of America, Old Hickory Council (NC) 88.22 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Truckee Meadows (NV) 92.22 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,466,434
   Federated Campaigns $503,048
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $207,897
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $49,903
Total Contributions $2,227,282
   Program Service Revenue $1,095,842
Total Primary Revenue $3,323,124
   Other Revenue $14,872,733
TOTAL REVENUE $18,195,857
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $11,763,294
   Administrative Expenses $1,616,052
   Fundraising Expenses $1,278,260
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $14,657,606
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,538,251
   
Net Assets $42,412,862

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
Leadership Development $5,232,481 44.5%
Membership & Volunteer Support $3,487,721 29.6%
Camp Facilities $2,508,408 21.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-09 08/01/2018 85.42 three stars
2016-09 12/22/2017 85.78 three stars
2015-09 10/01/2016 82.72 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 82.85 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 10/01/2015 77.57 two stars
2013-09 11/01/2014 83.20 three stars
2012-09 09/01/2013 91.59 four stars
2011-09 06/01/2012 91.64 four stars
2010-09 09/20/2011 91.67 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 08/01/2010 90.52 four stars
2008-09 12/01/2009 87.11 three stars
2007-09 11/01/2008 71.80 two stars
2006-09 07/01/2007 73.56 two stars
2005-09 10/01/2006 69.59 one star
2004-09 07/01/2005 85.67 three stars
2003-09 09/01/2004 82.32 three stars
2002-09 08/01/2003 81.35 three stars
2001-09 02/05/2003 81.07 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 41-0693910
Name in IRS Master File GIRL SCOUTS OF MINNESOTA AND WISCONSIN RIVER VALLEYS INC
NTEE Code O42
NTEE Classification Girl Scouts of the U.S.A.
NTEE Type Youth Development
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(349) Other youth organization or 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 February, 1945
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • 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
$175,517 1.19% Patricia Bolger Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin River Valleys (MN) 85.42 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Martin County (FL) 91.51 four stars
Boy Scouts of America, Heart of Virginia Council (VA) 87.51 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metropolitan Phoenix (AZ) 95.55 four stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana (KY) 93.57 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin River Valleys
400 Robert Street South
St. Paul, MN 55107
tel: (800) 845-0787
fax: (651) 227-7533
EIN: 41-0693910

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Board Leadership

Gayle Hayhurst
Chair

CEO

Tish Bolger
Chief Executive Officer

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