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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Girl Scouts of Greater New York

Today's Girls, Tomorrow's Leaders

four stars

91.55

40 Wall Street Suite 708
New York, NY 10005
tel: (212) 645-4000   Web Site
EIN: 13-1624014

Board Leadership
Michelle R. Clayman
Board President

CEO
Meridith Maskara
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.55 four stars
  Financial 88.05 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Girl Scouts of Greater New York, a separate 501(c)(3) organization chartered by the Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA), offers research-based, age-appropriate educational programs that focus on the positive development of over 29,000 girls annually in the five boroughs of New York City. The organization is guided by a powerful mission to build girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. The Girl Scouts of Greater New York seeks to develop in each girl a deepening self awareness, a strong value system, an ability to relate to others and a commitment to society. Girl Scouting fulfills this purpose through the organization of troop and/or group activities, the operation and maintenance of year round camping experiences, and the development of more than 8,100 adult volunteers.

The Girl Scouts of Greater New York, a separate 501(c)(3) organization chartered by the Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA), offers research-based, age-appropriate educational programs that focus on the positive development of over 29,000 girls annually in the five boroughs of New York City. The organization is guided by a powerful mission to build girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. The Girl Scouts of Greater New York seeks to develop in each girl a deepening self awareness, a strong value system, an ability to relate to others and a commitment to society. Girl Scouting fulfills this purpose through the organization of troop and/or group activities, the operation and maintenance of year round camping experiences, and the development of more than 8,100 adult volunteers.

Financial

three stars

88.05

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
78.2%
  Administrative Expenses 13.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.99
  Program Expenses Growth 18.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 23.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Girl Scouts of Greater New York on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Girl Scouts of Greater New York on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Girl Scouts of Greater New York (NY) 91.55 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Newport County (RI) 88.62 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Crossroads of the West Council (UT) 86.19 three stars
A Place Called Home (CA) 95.60 four stars
National 4-H Council (MD) 90.07 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,265,321
   Federated Campaigns $1,867
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,614,045
   Related Organizations $153,875
   Government Grants $442,623
Total Contributions $4,477,731
   Program Service Revenue $1,133,446
Total Primary Revenue $5,611,177
   Other Revenue $4,106,895
TOTAL REVENUE $9,718,072
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,130,040
   Administrative Expenses $1,378,423
   Fundraising Expenses $827,862
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,336,325
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-618,253
   
Net Assets $9,093,331

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
Girl Development $5,365,013 66.0%
Camp Operations $1,956,223 24.1%
Volunteer Opportunities $487,445 6.0%

Ratings History
Girl Scouts of Greater New York has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-09 02/01/2021 91.55 four stars
2018-09 10/01/2019 95.00 four stars
2017-09 12/21/2018 94.96 four stars
2016-09 02/01/2018 90.29 four stars
2015-09 12/01/2016 88.75 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 83.77 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 12/01/2015 85.40 three stars
2013-09 06/01/2015 90.21 four stars
2012-09 03/01/2014 87.61 three stars
2011-09 11/06/2012 84.46 three stars
2010-09 02/01/2012 86.90 three stars
2009-09 09/20/2011 89.27 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 02/01/2011 84.88 three stars
2008-09 02/01/2010 88.35 three stars
2007-09 10/01/2008 88.58 three stars
2006-09 07/01/2007 73.29 two stars
2005-09 07/01/2006 80.91 three stars
2004-09 07/01/2005 82.43 three stars
2003-09 08/01/2004 81.03 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 13-1624014
Name in IRS Master File GIRL SCOUT COUNCIL OF GREATER NEW YORK INC
NTEE Code O42
NTEE Classification Girl Scouts of the U.S.A.
NTEE Type Youth Development
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(349) Other youth organization or 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 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]
Ruling Date January, 1942
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$178,852 1.73% Meridith Maskara CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Girl Scouts of Greater New York (NY) 91.55 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale (AZ) 89.52 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego (CA) 91.82 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada (NV) 94.19 four stars
Boys Hope Girls Hope, Affiliates (MO) 86.29 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Girl Scouts of Greater New York
40 Wall Street
Suite 708
New York, NY 10005
tel: (212) 645-4000
fax: (212) 645-4599
EIN: 13-1624014

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Board Leadership

Michelle R. Clayman
Board President

CEO

Meridith Maskara
Chief Executive Officer

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