Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Girl Scouts of the USA

Where girls grow strong

four stars

92.38

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 92.38 four stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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.

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Financial

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
87.7%
  Administrative Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.27
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.58
  Program Expenses Growth 11.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 27.0%
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 $15,145,620
   Federated Campaigns $13,228
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $824,944
Total Contributions $15,983,792
   Program Service Revenue $70,805,592
Total Primary Revenue $86,789,384
   Other Revenue $45,682,928
TOTAL REVENUE $132,472,312
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $111,444,421
   Administrative Expenses $9,627,913
   Fundraising Expenses $3,736,903
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $124,809,237
   
Payments to Affiliates $1,241,636
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $7,663,075
   
Net Assets $198,828,219

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$551,186 0.44% Sylvia Acevedo Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$254,719 0.20% Anna Maria Chavez Former Chief Executive Officer

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) 92.38 four stars
Operation Shoestring (MS) 94.49 four stars
Boy Scouts of America Juniata Valley Council (PA) 87.96 three stars
Nantucket Boys & Girls Club (MA) 90.89 four stars
More Than Words (MA) 93.86 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