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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

87.18

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 87.18 three stars
  Financial 82.33 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin River Valleys, supported by more than 9,000 adult volunteers, serves 28,000 girls in grades K-12 across 49 counties in southern Minnesota, western Wisconsin, and northern Iowa. River Valleys provides every girl with the all-girl leadership programming they need to explore the outdoors at Girl Scout Camp, investigate engineering careers at STEM events, build business skills with the Cookie Program, and more. River Valleys continues the 100-year Girl Scout legacy of building local girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.

Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin River Valleys, supported by more than 9,000 adult volunteers, serves 28,000 girls in grades K-12 across 49 counties in southern Minnesota, western Wisconsin, and northern Iowa. River Valleys provides every girl with the all-girl leadership programming they need to explore the outdoors at Girl Scout Camp, investigate engineering careers at STEM events, build business skills with the Cookie Program, and more. River Valleys continues the 100-year Girl Scout legacy of building local girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.

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Financial

three stars

82.33

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
79.9%
  Administrative Expenses 10.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.51
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.61
  Program Expenses Growth 5.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.5%
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) 87.18 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of MetroWest (MA) 88.41 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Greater St. Louis Area Council (MO) 86.08 three stars
Boys & Girls Club of the Smoky Mountains (TN) 91.44 four stars
Boy Scouts of America, Central Minnesota Council (MN) 90.27 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,346,859
   Federated Campaigns $309,457
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $278,065
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $45,000
Total Contributions $2,979,381
   Program Service Revenue $1,300,835
Total Primary Revenue $4,280,216
   Other Revenue $11,097,192
TOTAL REVENUE $15,377,408
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $12,259,222
   Administrative Expenses $1,427,639
   Fundraising Expenses $1,450,564
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $15,137,425
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $239,983
   
Net Assets $42,936,270

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 $5,598,279 45.7%
Membership & Volunteer Support $3,244,202 26.5%
Camp Facilities $2,887,429 23.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 09/03/2019 87.18 three stars
2018-09 08/01/2019 86.28 three stars
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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2018
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$182,638 1.20% Patricia Bolger Chief Executive Officer

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin River Valleys (MN) 87.18 three stars
Youth Empowerment Project (LA) 89.30 three stars
Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida (FL) 91.98 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Cleveland (OH) 85.38 three stars
Kids Across America Foundation (MO) 85.38 three 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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