Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Boy Scouts of America, Cradle of Liberty Council

Providing quality youth programs

four stars

91.02

1485 Valley Forge Road Wayne, PA 19087
tel: (610) 688-6900   Web Site
EIN: 23-1352052

Board Leadership
Scott Storrer
President

CEO
Daniel Templar
Scout Executive

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.02 four stars
  Financial 90.14 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Boy Scouts of America, Cradle of Liberty Council was created on January 1, 1996 through the consolidation of the former Philadelphia and Valley Forge Councils. It serves more than 69,000 youth in over 1,000 units, making it one of the largest councils in the nation. The council is charged with both promoting and carrying out all types of Scouting programs in the three county area. In addition to the traditional Scouting disciplines, the council is also presenting Learning for Life programs to over 50,000 school youth in grades K-12. These programs are classroom based and feature age appropriate and grade specific lesson plans to enhance and support the core curricula of each school.

The Boy Scouts of America, Cradle of Liberty Council was created on January 1, 1996 through the consolidation of the former Philadelphia and Valley Forge Councils. It serves more than 69,000 youth in over 1,000 units, making it one of the largest councils in the nation. The council is charged with both promoting and carrying out all types of Scouting programs in the three county area. In addition to the traditional Scouting disciplines, the council is also presenting Learning for Life programs to over 50,000 school youth in grades K-12. These programs are classroom based and feature age appropriate and grade specific lesson plans to enhance and support the core curricula of each school.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2017
Number of participants who felt that they have been provided with a range of options for future employment
756
This impact information is current as of October 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

90.14

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

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)
89.7%
  Administrative Expenses 2.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.89
  Program Expenses Growth 1.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boy Scouts of America, Cradle of Liberty Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boy Scouts of America, Cradle of Liberty Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,408,358
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,017,792
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $80,000
Total Contributions $3,506,150
   Program Service Revenue $2,120,605
Total Primary Revenue $5,626,755
   Other Revenue $1,466,968
TOTAL REVENUE $7,093,723
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,136,931
   Administrative Expenses $209,668
   Fundraising Expenses $497,498
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,844,097
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $249,626
   
Net Assets $23,969,758

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$258,665 3.77% Daniel A. Templar Scout Executive & CEO

Mission

The Boy Scouts of America, Cradle of Liberty Council was created on January 1, 1996 through the consolidation of the former Philadelphia and Valley Forge Councils. It serves more than 69,000 youth in over 1,000 units, making it one of the largest councils in the nation. The council is charged with both promoting and carrying out all types of Scouting programs in the three county area. In addition to the traditional Scouting disciplines, the council is also presenting Learning for Life programs to over 50,000 school youth in grades K-12. These programs are classroom based and feature age appropriate and grade specific lesson plans to enhance and support the core curricula of each school.

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Charity Contact Info

Boy Scouts of America, Cradle of Liberty Council
1485 Valley Forge Road
Wayne, PA 19087
tel: (610) 688-6900
EIN: 23-1352052

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Board Leadership

Scott Storrer
President

CEO

Daniel Templar
Scout Executive