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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.

82.63

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

Board Leadership
Robert Wood
Council President

CEO
Mr. Les Baron
Scout Executive

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.63
  Financial 78.04
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

78.04

Accountability & Transparency

89.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
74.8%
  Administrative Expenses 5.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 19.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.25
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.19
  Program Expenses Growth 0.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.9%
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) 82.63
Wyman Center (MO) 92.74
Save Our Youth (CO) 86.56
Boy Scouts of America Greater Cleveland Council (OH) 89.07
Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago (IL) 85.58

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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 $8,323,806
   Federated Campaigns $262,104
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,321,430
   Related Organizations $939,495
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $10,846,835
   Program Service Revenue $3,939,944
Total Primary Revenue $14,786,779
   Other Revenue $2,290,502
TOTAL REVENUE $17,077,281
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,758,279
   Administrative Expenses $668,370
   Fundraising Expenses $2,739,385
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $12,166,034
   
Payments to Affiliates $105,961
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $4,911,247
   
Net Assets $43,677,100

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 $8,758,279 100.0%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 82.63
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 82.70
2013-12 08/01/2015 82.35
2012-12 06/01/2014 87.74
2011-12 10/01/2013 88.87
2011-12 05/01/2013 87.84
2010-12 05/01/2012 87.20
2010-12 03/01/2012 85.29
2009-12 09/20/2011 77.53
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 67.71
2008-12 07/01/2010 73.70
2007-12 08/01/2009 86.60
2006-12 08/01/2008 83.65
2005-12 07/01/2007 85.63
2004-12 05/01/2006 92.06
2003-12 04/01/2005 83.10

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, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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
$422,330 3.47% 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) 82.63
Girl Scouts of West Central Florida (FL) 86.49
Chicago Youth Centers (IL) 87.30
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh (PA) 89.81
Chicago Youth Programs (IL) 93.98

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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

Mr. Les Baron
Scout Executive

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