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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Boy Scouts of America, Northeast Georgia Council

Serving over 25,000 youth and adults in Northeast Georgia

three stars

86.62

148 Boy Scout Trail Pendergrass, GA 30567
tel: (706) 693-2446   Web Site
EIN: 58-0566207

Board Leadership
Trevor Hooper
President

CEO
Trip Selman
Scout Executive

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.62 three stars
  Financial 82.43 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Northeast Georgia Council was chartered by the Boy Scouts of America in 1935 to provide Scouting programs in twenty-seven counties. These counties included all of the currently served counties along with Newton County (now part of the Atlanta Area Council). Beginning in 1916 there was a council based in Athens and 1928, one in Gainesville. These councils merged to form the Northeast Georgia Council. After years of phenomenal growth in the northeast Georgia area, our council now serves more than 25,000 youth in Cub Scouting, Boy Scouting, Varsity Scouting, Venturing, Exploring, and in-school Learning for Life. There are more than 600 scouting units throughout the council.

The Northeast Georgia Council was chartered by the Boy Scouts of America in 1935 to provide Scouting programs in twenty-seven counties. These counties included all of the currently served counties along with Newton County (now part of the Atlanta Area Council). Beginning in 1916 there was a council based in Athens and 1928, one in Gainesville. These councils merged to form the Northeast Georgia Council. After years of phenomenal growth in the northeast Georgia area, our council now serves more than 25,000 youth in Cub Scouting, Boy Scouting, Varsity Scouting, Venturing, Exploring, and in-school Learning for Life. There are more than 600 scouting units throughout the council.

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Financial

three stars

82.43

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
79.0%
  Administrative Expenses 11.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.25
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.49
  Program Expenses Growth -0.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boy Scouts of America, Northeast Georgia Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boy Scouts of America, Northeast Georgia Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boy Scouts of America, Northeast Georgia Council (GA) 86.62 three stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay (MA) 91.28 four stars
TGR Foundation, A Tiger Woods Charity (CA) 93.03 four stars
Boy Scouts of America, Central Minnesota Council (MN) 90.27 four stars
Youth Empowerment Project (LA) 90.85 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,856,608
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,856,608
   Program Service Revenue $2,848,791
Total Primary Revenue $4,705,399
   Other Revenue $1,067,735
TOTAL REVENUE $5,773,134
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,994,770
   Administrative Expenses $730,004
   Fundraising Expenses $536,932
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,261,706
   
Payments to Affiliates $61,722
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $511,428
   
Net Assets $12,845,495

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 Program $3,994,770 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 08/01/2019 86.62 three stars
2017-12 06/01/2019 82.21 three stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 82.14 three stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 85.68 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 83.99 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 83.83 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 81.10 three stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 91.49 four stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 92.23 four stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 90.68 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 90.73 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 89.86 three stars
2008-12 07/01/2010 84.63 three stars
2007-12 08/01/2009 91.04 four stars
2006-12 04/01/2008 88.17 three stars
2005-12 05/01/2007 87.15 three stars
2004-12 07/01/2006 79.34 two stars
2003-12 08/01/2005 77.21 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 58-0566207
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
$281,020 5.34% Trip Selman Chief Executive Officer

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boy Scouts of America, Northeast Georgia Council (GA) 86.62 three stars
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Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeast Florida (FL) 93.91 four stars
Action for Healthy Kids (IL) 95.47 four stars
The Carver Foundation of Norwalk (CT) 92.14 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Boy Scouts of America, Northeast Georgia Council
148 Boy Scout Trail
Pendergrass, GA 30567
tel: (706) 693-2446
fax: (706) 693-4849
EIN: 58-0566207

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 399
Jefferson, GA 30549

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Board Leadership

Trevor Hooper
President

CEO

Trip Selman
Scout Executive

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