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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Boys Town

Changing the way America cares for children, families and communities

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four stars

90.45

14100 Crawford Street Boys Town, NE 68010
tel: (800) 217-3700   Web Site
EIN: 47-0376606

Board Leadership
Kevin P. Mohan
Chair

CEO
The Rev. Steven E. Boes
President, National Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.45 four stars
  Financial 88.46 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2018 using data provided by the charity on a consolidated pro forma 990 which was verified against 990s received from the IRS.

Boys Town is a beacon of hope for America's children and families through its life-changing youth care and health care programs across the United States. Founded by Father Edward Flanagan in 1917, Boys Town is nearly 100 years strong. Through a continuum of family services, the nonprofit, nonsectarian organization provides the right services at the right time based on a child's or family's needs. Boys Town offers children and families services in their own homes, or, when necessary, family-like out-of-home services to children. Boys Town works with communities and schools in order to meet the growing and more diverse needs of today's children and families. The nonprofit touches the lives of more than 2 million people each year.

Boys Town is a beacon of hope for America's children and families through its life-changing youth care and health care programs across the United States. Founded by Father Edward Flanagan in 1917, Boys Town is nearly 100 years strong. Through a continuum of family services, the nonprofit, nonsectarian organization provides the right services at the right time based on a child's or family's needs. Boys Town offers children and families services in their own homes, or, when necessary, family-like out-of-home services to children. Boys Town works with communities and schools in order to meet the growing and more diverse needs of today's children and families. The nonprofit touches the lives of more than 2 million people each year.

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This impact information is current as of November 2018, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. Impact information published on this organization's rating page has no effect on its rating at this time.

Financial

three stars

88.46

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 10/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
80.8%
  Administrative Expenses 9.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.34
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.61
  Program Expenses Growth 5.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boys Town on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boys Town on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boys Town (NE) 90.45 four stars
High Plains Children's Home and Family Services (TX) 87.42 three stars
Crossnore School (NC) 94.62 four stars
Black Mountain Home for Children, Youth & Families (NC) 93.89 four stars
Tennyson Center for Children (CO) 95.63 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $80,669,904
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,353,399
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $12,744,476
Total Contributions $94,767,779
   Program Service Revenue $191,804,839
Total Primary Revenue $286,572,618
   Other Revenue $39,401,531
TOTAL REVENUE $325,974,149
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $259,357,462
   Administrative Expenses $33,466,428
   Fundraising Expenses $32,791,451
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $325,615,341
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $358,808
   
Net Assets $1,190,154,606

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
Nebraska/Iowa $56,322,482 21.7%
Boys Town National Research Hospital $119,609,150 46.1%
Nationwide Boys Town Program $62,983,118 24.3%
Home Campus Education-National Hotline-Public Services $20,442,712 7.9%

Ratings History
Boys Town has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 10/01/2018 91.80 four stars
2015-12 10/01/2018 91.80 four stars
2014-12 08/01/2016 90.54 four stars
2013-12 06/01/2016 91.53 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 03/01/2015 89.55 three stars
2012-12 09/01/2014 91.86 four stars
2011-12 09/01/2013 94.77 four stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 93.24 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 94.43 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 96.40 four stars
2008-12 12/22/2010 90.05 four stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 90.40 four stars
2006-12 08/01/2008 89.45 three stars
2005-12 05/01/2007 86.64 three stars
2004-12 06/01/2006 83.23 three stars
2003-12 06/01/2005 83.99 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 47-0376606
Name in IRS Master File FATHER FLANAGANS BOYS HOME
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 (46) Private school
(600) Community Chest, United Way, etc.
(30) School, college, trade school, etc.
Foundation Status School 170(b)(1)(A)(ii)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Central - the organization is a parent (group ruling) and is not a church or 501(c)(1) organization.
Group Name FATHER FLANAGANS BOYS HOME
Ruling Date January, 1922
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$115,499 0.03% The Rev. Steven E. Boes President and National Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$876,454 0.26% Kelli Jo Shidler Physician
$539,331 0.16% Mara P. Paradis Physician
$538,375 0.16% Jane M. Emanuel Physician

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boys Town (NE) 90.45 four stars
Avenues for Justice (NY) 94.90 four stars
Covenant House Michigan (MI) 92.51 four stars
Covenant House Washington (DC) 91.69 four stars
JAFCO (FL) 91.47 four stars

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This charity has an official representative registered with Charity Navigator.

Note: This rating represents consolidated financial data for these organizations:

  • Father Flanagan's Boys Home
  • Father Flanagans Boys Home Group Return (35-2274901)
  • Father Flanagan's Trust Fund (36-3680258)

Charity Contact Info

Boys Town
14100 Crawford Street
Boys Town, NE 68010
tel: (800) 217-3700
EIN: 47-0376606

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 8000
Boys Town, NE 68010

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Board Leadership

Kevin P. Mohan
Chair

CEO

The Rev. Steven E. Boes
President, National Executive Director

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