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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.

three stars

84.30

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

Board Leadership
Robert Wood
Council President

CEO
Les Baron
Scout Executive

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.30 three stars
  Financial 83.63 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

83.63

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 04/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
77.6%
  Administrative Expenses 5.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.24
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.20
  Program Expenses Growth 5.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.2%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boy Scouts of America, National Capital Area Council (MD) 84.30 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford County (MD) 93.73 four stars
Creative Action (TX) 85.89 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Old Hickory Council (NC) 86.19 three stars
Boy Scouts of America National Council (TX) 85.90 three stars

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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 200 council, (one of the largest) and is geographically comprised of ten counties in Northern Virginia, six counties in Maryland, and the District of Columbia.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,095,218
   Federated Campaigns $305,468
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $964,847
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,365,533
   Program Service Revenue $4,236,860
Total Primary Revenue $9,602,393
   Other Revenue $2,899,788
TOTAL REVENUE $12,502,181
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $10,068,778
   Administrative Expenses $642,634
   Fundraising Expenses $950,040
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,661,452
   
Payments to Affiliates $105,961
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $840,729
   
Net Assets $45,163,172

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 $10,068,778 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$344,888 2.95% Les Baron Scout Executive

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 200 council, (one of the largest) and is geographically comprised of ten counties in Northern Virginia, six counties in Maryland, and the District of Columbia.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boy Scouts of America, National Capital Area Council (MD) 84.30 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Central New Hampshire (NH) 89.77 three stars
Emerald Youth Foundation (TN) 89.29 three stars
Boy Scouts of America National Council (TX) 85.90 three stars
Creative Action (TX) 85.89 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

Robert Wood
Council President

CEO

Les Baron
Scout Executive

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