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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Girl Scouts of the USA

Where girls grow strong

three stars

86.90

420 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10018
tel: (800) 478-7248   Web Site
EIN: 13-1624016

Board Leadership
Kathy Hopinkah Hannan
President

CEO
Sylvia Acevedo
Interim Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.90 three stars
  Financial 81.92 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

81.92

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 11/01/2016 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)
86.4%
  Administrative Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.36
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.03
  Program Expenses Growth 0.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 36.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Girl Scouts of the USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Girl Scouts of the USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Girl Scouts of the USA (NY) 86.90 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Tampa Bay (FL) 95.06 four stars
Boy Scouts of America, Greater Tampa Bay Area Council (FL) 87.22 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of King County (WA) 96.05 four stars
Boy Scouts of America, Heart of America Council (MO) 91.08 four stars

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Founded in 1912, Girl Scouts of the USA is the world's preeminent organization dedicated solely to girls where, in an accepting and nurturing environment, girls build character and skills for success in the real world. In partnership with committed adult volunteers, girls develop qualities that will serve them all their lives, like leadership, strong values, social conscience, and conviction about their own potential and self-worth. Today there are 3.3 million Girl Scouts - 2.4 million girl members and 928,000 adult members. Girls at home and abroad participate in more than 236,000 troops and groups in more than 90 countries through USA Girl Scouts Overseas, and over 300 local Girl Scout councils offer girls the opportunity for membership across the United States.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,572,616
   Federated Campaigns $10,421
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $277,699
Total Contributions $9,860,736
   Program Service Revenue $44,518,433
Total Primary Revenue $54,379,169
   Other Revenue $40,304,398
TOTAL REVENUE $94,683,567
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $81,015,114
   Administrative Expenses $9,567,333
   Fundraising Expenses $2,698,191
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $93,280,638
   
Payments to Affiliates $1,499,280
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,402,929
   
Net Assets $120,179,626

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
Direct Consulting and Assistance for Councils $27,204,289 33.6%
Leadership Development Programs $23,592,745 29.1%
Communication $15,156,241 18.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-09 11/01/2016 86.90 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 85.05 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 12/01/2015 84.20 three stars
2013-09 03/01/2015 85.86 three stars
2012-09 11/01/2013 95.45 four stars
2011-09 09/01/2012 82.36 three stars
2010-09 09/20/2011 85.26 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 02/01/2011 76.94 two stars
2008-09 03/01/2010 84.19 three stars
2007-09 04/01/2009 79.13 two stars
2006-09 05/01/2008 90.55 four stars
2005-09 09/01/2006 88.23 three stars
2004-09 08/01/2005 89.36 three stars
2003-09 09/01/2004 90.50 four stars
2002-09 08/20/2003 89.02 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 13-1624016
Name in IRS Master File GIRL SCOUTS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
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 that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Central - the organization is a central type organization (no group exemption) of a National, Regional or Geographic grouping of organizations.
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date May, 1919
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, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012
  • September, 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
$542,889 0.58% Anna Maria Chavez Chief Executive Officer

Founded in 1912, Girl Scouts of the USA is the world's preeminent organization dedicated solely to girls where, in an accepting and nurturing environment, girls build character and skills for success in the real world. In partnership with committed adult volunteers, girls develop qualities that will serve them all their lives, like leadership, strong values, social conscience, and conviction about their own potential and self-worth. Today there are 3.3 million Girl Scouts - 2.4 million girl members and 928,000 adult members. Girls at home and abroad participate in more than 236,000 troops and groups in more than 90 countries through USA Girl Scouts Overseas, and over 300 local Girl Scout councils offer girls the opportunity for membership across the United States.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Girl Scouts of the USA (NY) 86.90 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Central Georgia Council (GA) 85.47 three stars
Boy Scouts of America Sam Houston Area Council (TX) 91.06 four stars
Holy Family Ministries (IL) 92.92 four stars
Girl Scouts of West Central Florida (FL) 86.49 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Girl Scouts of the USA
420 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10018
tel: (800) 478-7248
fax: (212) 852-6515
EIN: 13-1624016

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 5046
New York, NY 10087

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Board Leadership

Kathy Hopinkah Hannan
President

CEO

Sylvia Acevedo
Interim Chief Executive Officer

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