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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Boy Scouts of America, National Capital Area Council

Preparing young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes.

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four stars

96.17

9190 Rockville Pike Bethesda, MD 20814
tel: (301) 530-9360   Web Site
EIN: 53-0204610

Board Leadership
John H. Graham IV
Council President

CEO
Craig Poland
Scout Executive

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.17 four stars
  Financial 96.35 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) organization is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law. The National Capital Area Council (NCAC), established in 1910, works to accomplish the mission of the BSA in such an exemplary manner as to be recognized by our public as the premier youth organization in the communities we serve and by other councils and the National Council as second to none in all our endeavors. The NCAC is a class 100 council, (one of the largest) and is geographically comprised of ten counties in Northern Virginia, six counties in Maryland, and the District of Columbia, the US Virgin Islands, and US Citizens living abroad in North and South America.

The mission of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) organization is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law. The National Capital Area Council (NCAC), established in 1910, works to accomplish the mission of the BSA in such an exemplary manner as to be recognized by our public as the premier youth organization in the communities we serve and by other councils and the National Council as second to none in all our endeavors. The NCAC is a class 100 council, (one of the largest) and is geographically comprised of ten counties in Northern Virginia, six counties in Maryland, and the District of Columbia, the US Virgin Islands, and US Citizens living abroad in North and South America.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2017
Number of clients served
58,016
Total number of organization members
1,508
Number of volunteers
21,002
Average number of dollars received per donor
220
Total number of new organization members
9,108
This impact information is current as of July 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

96.35

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 03/01/2019 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 5.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.37
  Program Expenses Growth 6.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boy Scouts of America, National Capital Area Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boy Scouts of America, National Capital Area Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boy Scouts of America, National Capital Area Council (MD) 96.17 four stars
Our Piece of the Pie (CT) 88.22 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County (FL) 92.02 four stars
Boy Scouts of America, Atlanta Area Council (GA) 90.69 four stars
Helping Abused Neglected Disadvantaged Youth (FL) 88.06 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,482,796
   Federated Campaigns $231,477
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,449,646
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,163,919
   Program Service Revenue $4,568,213
Total Primary Revenue $9,732,132
   Other Revenue $3,630,110
TOTAL REVENUE $13,362,242
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $10,686,514
   Administrative Expenses $624,965
   Fundraising Expenses $896,942
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $12,208,421
   
Payments to Affiliates $105,861
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,153,821
   
Net Assets $46,862,756

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
Scouting Activities $10,686,514 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 03/01/2019 96.17 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 88.97 three stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 84.30 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 82.63 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 82.70 three stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 82.35 three stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 87.74 three stars
2011-12 10/01/2013 88.87 three stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 87.84 three stars
2010-12 05/01/2012 87.20 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 85.29 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 77.53 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 67.71 one star
2008-12 07/01/2010 73.70 two stars
2007-12 08/01/2009 86.60 three stars
2006-12 08/01/2008 83.65 three stars
2005-12 07/01/2007 85.63 three stars
2004-12 05/01/2006 92.06 four stars
2003-12 04/01/2005 83.10 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 53-0204610
Name in IRS Master File BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(328) Combat juvenile delinquency
(908) Patriotic 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 Subordinate - the organization is a subordinate in a group ruling.
Group Name BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA
Ruling Date November, 1965
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$428,432 3.50% Les Baron Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boy Scouts of America, National Capital Area Council (MD) 96.17 four stars
Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club (NY) 90.39 four stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri (MO) 89.66 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Greater St. Louis Area Council (MO) 86.08 three stars
Chicago Youth Centers (IL) 89.02 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Boy Scouts of America, National Capital Area Council
9190 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20814
tel: (301) 530-9360
fax: (301) 564-9513
EIN: 53-0204610

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Board Leadership

John H. Graham IV
Council President

CEO

Craig Poland
Scout Executive

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