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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Boy Scouts of America, South Florida Council

Serving the young men and women throughout Monroe, Miami-Dade and Broward counties

four stars

92.92

15255 NW 82nd Avenue Miami Lakes, FL 33016
tel: (305) 364-0020   Web Site
EIN: 59-0637817

Board Leadership
Alicia Botero Speight
Council President

CEO
Jeffrey S. Berger, CNP, CFRE
Scout Executive, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.92 four stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the Boy Scouts of America, South Florida Council, 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 purpose of the Boy Scouts of America is to provide for boys and girls and young adults an effective program designed to build desirable qualities of character, to train them in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, and to develop in them personal fitness. The South Florida Council proudly serves over 30,000 young men and women throughout Broward, Miami-Dade, and Monroe counties.

The mission of the Boy Scouts of America, South Florida Council, 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 purpose of the Boy Scouts of America is to provide for boys and girls and young adults an effective program designed to build desirable qualities of character, to train them in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, and to develop in them personal fitness. The South Florida Council proudly serves over 30,000 young men and women throughout Broward, Miami-Dade, and Monroe counties.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2019
Number of children served
38,200
Number of mentors recruited
2,900
Number of groups brought together in a coalition/alliance/partnership
366
This impact information is current as of March 2020, 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

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
90.0%
  Administrative Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.14
  Program Expenses Growth -2.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boy Scouts of America, South Florida Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boy Scouts of America, South Florida Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boy Scouts of America, South Florida Council (FL) 92.92 four stars
Urban Impact (PA) 87.50 three stars
Andy Roddick Foundation (TX) 89.28 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Gulf Stream Council (FL) 85.49 three stars
Sitar Arts Center (DC) 85.60 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,162,037
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $30,987
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $100,000
Total Contributions $1,293,024
   Program Service Revenue $472,067
Total Primary Revenue $1,765,091
   Other Revenue $1,391,923
TOTAL REVENUE $3,157,014
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,567,119
   Administrative Expenses $171,502
   Fundraising Expenses $137,378
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,875,999
   
Payments to Affiliates $66,239
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $281,015
   
Net Assets $15,879,412

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 $2,192,930 85.4%
Learning for Life $229,594 8.9%
Camping and Outdoor Activities $144,595 5.6%

Ratings History
Boy Scouts of America, South Florida Council has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 02/01/2020 92.92 four stars
2017-12 04/01/2019 91.33 four stars
2016-12 11/01/2018 92.55 four stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 89.23 three stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 88.81 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.08 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 85.14 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 82.98 three stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 83.14 three stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 81.46 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 80.70 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 85.66 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 82.09 three stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 90.23 four stars
2007-12 12/17/2008 84.67 three stars
2006-12 04/01/2008 77.98 two stars
2005-12 04/01/2007 87.97 three stars
2004-12 07/01/2006 71.59 two stars
2003-12 06/01/2005 72.16 two 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 59-0637817
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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$54,411 1.89% Jeffrey Berger Scout Executive & CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$110,059 3.82% Brick Huffman Former Scout Executive & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boy Scouts of America, South Florida Council (FL) 92.92 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Deep East Texas (TX) 85.43 three stars
Kids Across America Foundation (MO) 85.38 three stars
Girl Scouts of North-Central Alabama (AL) 90.71 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Snohomish County (WA) 92.02 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Boy Scouts of America, South Florida Council
15255 NW 82nd Avenue
Miami Lakes, FL 33016
tel: (305) 364-0020
fax: (305) 821-6222
EIN: 59-0637817

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Board Leadership

Alicia Botero Speight
Council President

CEO

Jeffrey S. Berger, CNP, CFRE
Scout Executive, CEO

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