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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Boy Scouts of America, Denver Area Council

Providing quality youth programs

three stars

86.74

10455 West Sixth Avenue Suite 100
Denver, CO 80215
tel: (303) 455-5522   Web Site
EIN: 84-0404225

Board Leadership
Charles S. McNeil Council Officers David J. Steiner
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Charles W. Brasfeild
Scout Executive

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.74 three stars
  Financial 84.82 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the Boy Scouts of America, Denver Area Council is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling the values of the Scout oath and law. The Boy Scouts of America is the nation's largest and most prominent values-based youth development organizations. Scouting builds character and community through a variety of activities including camping, canoeing, hiking, mountain biking, community service projects, and more. These hands-on activities instill a sense of confidence, preparedness and honor in our kids. Serving the Denver metro area, the Denver Area Council offers programs in the following counties: Arapahoe, Adams, Broomfield, Denver, Douglas, Elbert, Jefferson, Clear Creek, Park and Gilpin.

The mission of the Boy Scouts of America, Denver Area Council is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling the values of the Scout oath and law. The Boy Scouts of America is the nation's largest and most prominent values-based youth development organizations. Scouting builds character and community through a variety of activities including camping, canoeing, hiking, mountain biking, community service projects, and more. These hands-on activities instill a sense of confidence, preparedness and honor in our kids. Serving the Denver metro area, the Denver Area Council offers programs in the following counties: Arapahoe, Adams, Broomfield, Denver, Douglas, Elbert, Jefferson, Clear Creek, Park and Gilpin.

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Financial

three stars

84.82

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
83.5%
  Administrative Expenses 3.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.56
  Program Expenses Growth 1.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boy Scouts of America, Denver Area Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boy Scouts of America, Denver Area Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boy Scouts of America, Denver Area Council (CO) 86.74 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Central Florida Council (FL) 86.76 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Bellevue (WA) 91.45 four stars
Caldera (OR) 85.98 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Greater Niagara Frontier Council (NY) 86.25 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,403,705
   Federated Campaigns $96,383
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $847,296
   Related Organizations $855,000
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $9,202,384
   Program Service Revenue $3,072,767
Total Primary Revenue $12,275,151
   Other Revenue $1,107,298
TOTAL REVENUE $13,382,449
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,192,754
   Administrative Expenses $383,418
   Fundraising Expenses $1,178,243
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,754,415
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,628,034
   
Net Assets $24,584,362

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
Camping & Activities $5,145,469 62.8%
Traditional Scouting $2,054,599 25.1%
Learning for Life Programs $992,686 12.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 86.74 three stars
2017-12 04/01/2019 87.65 three stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 83.95 three stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 87.86 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 88.45 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 88.25 three stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 87.95 three stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 83.83 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 84.63 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 79.41 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 77.88 two stars
2008-12 07/01/2010 80.94 three stars
2007-12 08/01/2009 78.46 two stars
2006-12 07/01/2008 87.75 three stars
2005-12 03/01/2007 89.93 three stars
2004-12 05/01/2006 85.03 three stars
2003-12 06/01/2005 88.89 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 84-0404225
Name in IRS Master File BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA
NTEE Code O41
NTEE Classification Boy Scouts of America
NTEE Type Youth Development
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$407,292 4.17% John G. Cabeza Scout Executive, CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boy Scouts of America, Denver Area Council (CO) 86.74 three stars
Royal Family Kids (CA) 96.13 four stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh (PA) 91.15 four stars
Boys & Girls Club of Fall River (MA) 86.34 three stars
Friends of the Children - Seattle (WA) 90.58 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Boy Scouts of America, Denver Area Council
10455 West Sixth Avenue
Suite 100
Denver, CO 80215
tel: (303) 455-5522
fax: (303) 455-4689
EIN: 84-0404225

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Board Leadership

Charles S. McNeil Council Officers David J. Steiner
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Charles W. Brasfeild
Scout Executive

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