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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Boys and Girls Country

A home for children Growing Children for Life

four stars

90.46

18806 Roberts Road Hockley, TX 77447
tel: (281) 351-4976   Web Site
EIN: 74-6026198

Board Leadership
Randall B. Hale
Chair

CEO
Lou Palma
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.46 four stars
  Financial 87.12 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2017 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

87.12

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 03/01/2017 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)
81.6%
  Administrative Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.15
  Program Expenses Growth 2.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boys and Girls Country on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boys and Girls Country on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boys and Girls Country (TX) 90.46 four stars
Free The Kids (NC) 85.49 three stars
Pendleton Place (SC) 90.55 four stars
Cradles to Crayons (MA) 91.45 four stars
The New York Center for Children (NY) 87.89 three stars

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Boys and Girls Country was established in 1971. Our mission is to change the lives of children from families in crisis by loving and nurturing them in a Christian environment, raising them to become self-sustaining and contributing adults. Our children are primarily from the greater Houston area. Boys and Girls Country has capacity to serve 48 boys and 40 girls, ages 5-18, a total of 88 children at any one time. Not included in this number are 72 others each year who are still supported by the Home after they have graduated from high school and gone on to college, trade school, the military, or first jobs. We have been home for over 1,402 children since our founding.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,238,073
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,597,406
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,835,479
   Program Service Revenue $209,697
Total Primary Revenue $5,045,176
   Other Revenue $540,156
TOTAL REVENUE $5,585,332
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,552,266
   Administrative Expenses $455,154
   Fundraising Expenses $661,134
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,668,554
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,083,222
   
Net Assets $27,059,340

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
Childcare Residential Facility $5,552,266 100.0%

Ratings History
Boys and Girls Country has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 03/01/2017 90.46 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.82 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 89.95 three stars
2013-12 02/01/2015 88.60 three stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 92.58 four stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 92.06 four stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 92.41 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 98.06 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/01/2010 96.12 four stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 97.52 four stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 94.28 four stars
2006-12 04/01/2008 92.69 four stars
2005-12 04/01/2007 90.13 four stars
2004-12 04/01/2006 86.49 three stars
2003-12 03/01/2005 83.48 three stars
2002-12 02/01/2004 92.90 four 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 74-6026198
Name in IRS Master File BOYS AND GIRLS COUNTRY OF HOUSTON INC
NTEE Code P73
NTEE Classification Group Home (Long Term)
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (328) Combat juvenile delinquency
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 Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Filing Requirement 990 - Required to file Form 990-N - Income less than $50,000 per year
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
$133,231 1.99% Louis Palma Executive Director

Boys and Girls Country was established in 1971. Our mission is to change the lives of children from families in crisis by loving and nurturing them in a Christian environment, raising them to become self-sustaining and contributing adults. Our children are primarily from the greater Houston area. Boys and Girls Country has capacity to serve 48 boys and 40 girls, ages 5-18, a total of 88 children at any one time. Not included in this number are 72 others each year who are still supported by the Home after they have graduated from high school and gone on to college, trade school, the military, or first jobs. We have been home for over 1,402 children since our founding.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boys and Girls Country (TX) 90.46 four stars
Children's Advocacy Center of Collier County (FL) 93.74 four stars
American Friends of Migdal Ohr (NY) 89.04 three stars
Thompson Child & Family Focus (NC) 85.94 three stars
Southside Early Childhood Center (MO) 89.68 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Boys and Girls Country
18806 Roberts Road
Hockley, TX 77447
tel: (281) 351-4976
fax: (281) 351-4978
EIN: 74-6026198

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Board Leadership

Randall B. Hale
Chair

CEO

Lou Palma
Executive Director

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