Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Girl Scouts of the USA

Where girls grow strong

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four stars

90.00

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
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.00 four stars
  Financial 86.45 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

Impact Information

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Financial

three stars

86.45

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/21/2018 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)
86.8%
  Administrative Expenses 9.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.28
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.61
  Program Expenses Growth 4.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 32.2%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $13,692,982
   Federated Campaigns $9,949
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $679,355
Total Contributions $14,382,286
   Program Service Revenue $45,986,463
Total Primary Revenue $60,368,749
   Other Revenue $84,841,584
TOTAL REVENUE $145,210,333
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $87,440,946
   Administrative Expenses $9,640,812
   Fundraising Expenses $3,707,909
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $100,789,667
   
Payments to Affiliates $1,237,599
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $44,420,666
   
Net Assets $183,286,830

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$259,364 0.25% Sylvia Acevedo Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$548,685 0.54% Anna Maria Chavez Former CEO

Mission

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) 90.00 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati (OH) 87.65 three stars
Andy Roddick Foundation (TX) 87.85 three stars
Boy Scouts of America Lake Erie Council (OH) 88.81 three stars
Ramapo for Children (NY) 93.98 four 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
Chief Executive Officer