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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Camp Fire National Headquarters

Light the fire within.

two stars

79.26

1801 Main Street Suite 200
Kansas City, MO 64106
tel: (816) 285-2010   Web Site
EIN: 13-1623921

Board Leadership
Sonya Richburg
Chair

CEO
Greg Zweber
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 79.26 two stars
  Financial 70.67 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

In a world where so many feel disconnected, Camp Fire connects young people to themselves, to each other, to supportive adults, and to the outdoors.

In a world where so many feel disconnected, Camp Fire connects young people to themselves, to each other, to supportive adults, and to the outdoors.

Financial

two stars

70.67

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
69.9%
  Administrative Expenses 15.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.22
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.94
  Program Expenses Growth 1.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 20.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Camp Fire National Headquarters on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Camp Fire National Headquarters on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Constituent Feedback

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Here's how this organization is listening and learning from the people they serve:
How is the organization collecting feedback?
Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc), Paper surveys, Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person), Constituent (client or resident, etc) advisory committees, Program Quality Assessments through the Weikart Center - Council Visit Feedback Survey
How is the organization using feedback?
To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To create relevant professional development
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners
What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?
It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback, We don't have the right technology to collect and aggregate feedback efficiently, The people we serve tell us they find data collection burdensome, Staff find it hard to prioritize feedback collection and review due to lack of time
Describe a recent change in your organization that resulted from feedback.
In the 2019 Spring and Summer Staff Surveys, the majority of staff agreed or strongly agreed to all survey items related to Camp Fire general support and engagement The item that received the lowest level of agreement from the staff was about their involvement with continuous improvement at their council Although the majority of staff agreed that they were involved, this was the area in which there was the most room for growth Camp Fire is using this feedback to inform training and professional development opportunities for councils Additional courses, webinars, and resources are being added to the Learning Lab to improve support for council staff
This Constituent Feedback information is provided to us by Candid. At this time, Constituent Feedback information published on this organization's page has no effect on its star rating per our methodology.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Camp Fire National Headquarters (MO) 79.26 two stars
The Brotherhood/Sister Sol (NY) 91.29 four stars
Boy Scouts of America, Heart of Virginia Council (VA) 86.89 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Georgia Carolina Council (GA) 90.13 four stars
Mercy Street (TX) 88.52 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,696,887
   Federated Campaigns $75,918
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $60,452
   Related Organizations $56,342
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,889,599
   Program Service Revenue $1,457,653
Total Primary Revenue $4,347,252
   Other Revenue $73,498
TOTAL REVENUE $4,420,750
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,461,768
   Administrative Expenses $578,112
   Fundraising Expenses $727,409
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,767,289
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $653,461
   
Net Assets $4,112,648

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
Programs for Youth Development $1,326,937 53.9%
Services to Councils $732,223 29.7%
Community Relations $402,608 16.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 12/01/2020 79.26 two stars
2018-06 08/01/2019 82.22 three stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 80.63 three stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 84.77 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 82.17 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 86.64 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 80.21 three stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 84.24 three stars
2012-06 05/01/2013 82.82 three stars
2011-06 11/06/2012 84.42 three stars
2010-06 12/01/2011 85.12 three stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 85.73 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 12/01/2010 77.20 two stars
2008-06 02/01/2010 77.94 two stars
2007-06 09/01/2008 76.79 two stars
2006-06 07/01/2007 68.09 one star
2005-06 09/01/2006 75.08 two stars
2004-06 05/01/2005 82.02 three stars
2003-06 06/01/2004 79.85 two stars
2002-06 11/01/2003 76.98 two 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 13-1623921
Name in IRS Master File CAMP FIRE
NTEE Code O43
NTEE Classification Camp Fire
NTEE Type Youth Development
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (349) Other youth organization or activities
(59) Other school related 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 Central - the organization is a parent (group ruling) and is not a church or 501(c)(1) organization.
Group Name CAMP FIRE USA
Ruling Date March, 1958
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Greg Zweber Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$261,264 6.93% Cathy Tisdale Former Chief Executive Officer
$2,750 0.07% Lauren Lampe Trustee

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Camp Fire National Headquarters (MO) 79.26 two stars
Boy Scouts of America, Grand Canyon Council (AZ) 87.97 three stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri (MO) 87.59 three stars
Rodeheaver Boys Ranch (FL) 94.62 four stars
The Jamestown Community Center (CA) 86.43 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Camp Fire National Headquarters
1801 Main Street
Suite 200
Kansas City, MO 64106
tel: (816) 285-2010
EIN: 13-1623921

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Board Leadership

Sonya Richburg
Chair

CEO

Greg Zweber
President, CEO

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