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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston

Invest in a child. Inspire a future.

four stars

96.39

200 High Street 3rd floor
Boston, MA 02110
tel: (617) 994-4700   Web Site
EIN: 04-2103922

Board Leadership
Dana Smith
Chair of the Board

CEO
Josh Kraft
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.39 four stars
  Financial 95.87 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

95.87

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 12/01/2016 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)
79.3%
  Administrative Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.06
  Program Expenses Growth 6.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston (MA) 96.39 four stars
Girls Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara (CA) 91.03 four stars
Emerald Youth Foundation (TN) 92.41 four stars
Boys & Girls Club of Cheyenne (WY) 89.99 three stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County (CA) 93.19 four stars

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Founded in 1893, Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston (BGCB) works to help young people, especially those who need us most, build strong character and realize their full potential as responsible citizens and leaders. We do this by providing: a safe haven filled with hope and opportunity, ongoing relationships with caring adults, and life-enhancing programs. BGCB annually serves more than 14,000 young people, ages 6-18, in 10 Clubs, at Camp Harbor View, and through YouthConnect, our program in partnership with the Boston Police Department. The agency's core programs focus on education; technology; the arts; sports, fitness and recreation; life skills and leadership development. BGCB is an affiliate of Boys & Girls Clubs of America and The United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $14,969,477
   Federated Campaigns $621,462
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $6,339,617
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,170,840
Total Contributions $23,101,396
   Program Service Revenue $2,536,063
Total Primary Revenue $25,637,459
   Other Revenue $811,608
TOTAL REVENUE $26,449,067
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $16,617,803
   Administrative Expenses $1,940,889
   Fundraising Expenses $2,673,376
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $21,232,068
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $5,216,999
   
Net Assets $103,243,639

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
Shared Space Clubs $2,705,354 16.3%
Life Skills $2,593,003 15.6%
Summer Programs $1,959,333 11.8%

Ratings History
Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 12/01/2016 96.39 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 96.38 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 02/01/2016 94.51 four stars
2014-06 12/01/2015 92.91 four stars
2013-06 03/01/2015 91.58 four stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 92.99 four stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 90.51 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 81.24 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 10/01/2010 82.10 three stars
2008-06 12/01/2009 93.70 four stars
2007-06 02/01/2009 85.52 three stars
2006-06 10/01/2007 85.02 three stars
2005-06 11/01/2006 82.69 three stars
2004-06 08/01/2005 82.38 three stars
2003-06 10/01/2004 90.82 four stars
2002-06 10/01/2003 89.62 three stars
2001-06 04/15/2003 89.58 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 04-2103922
Name in IRS Master File BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS OF BOSTON INC
NTEE Code O23
NTEE Classification Boys and Girls Clubs (Combined)
NTEE Type Youth Development
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (298) Training in sports
(59) Other school related activities
(328) Combat juvenile delinquency
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 March, 1933
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 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
$303,611 1.42% Joshua Kraft President & CEO

Founded in 1893, Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston (BGCB) works to help young people, especially those who need us most, build strong character and realize their full potential as responsible citizens and leaders. We do this by providing: a safe haven filled with hope and opportunity, ongoing relationships with caring adults, and life-enhancing programs. BGCB annually serves more than 14,000 young people, ages 6-18, in 10 Clubs, at Camp Harbor View, and through YouthConnect, our program in partnership with the Boston Police Department. The agency's core programs focus on education; technology; the arts; sports, fitness and recreation; life skills and leadership development. BGCB is an affiliate of Boys & Girls Clubs of America and The United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston (MA) 96.39 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Snohomish County (WA) 94.65 four stars
Alternatives (IL) 88.30 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Cherokee Area Council (TN) 89.48 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Crossroads of America Council (IN) 86.97 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston
200 High Street
3rd floor
Boston, MA 02110
tel: (617) 994-4700
fax: (617) 994-4701
EIN: 04-2103922

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Board Leadership

Dana Smith
Chair of the Board

CEO

Josh Kraft
President & CEO

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