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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis

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four stars

96.03

2901 North Grand Avenue St. Louis, MO 63107
tel: (314) 335-8000   Web Site
EIN: 43-6061693

Board Leadership
Larry E. Parres
Chair

CEO
Flint W. Fowler
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.03 four stars
  Financial 96.07 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since 1967, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis, formerly the Herbert Hoover Boys & Girls Club, has been providing a safe place for children to learn and grow. Our mission is to inspire and enable youth ages 6-18 to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens. A source of hope and opportunity for more than 3,500 youth, the Club operates at full capacity, 48 weeks a year, six days a week during the school year and five days a week during the summer. The average daily attendance is 500 youth. Football, basketball, baseball, swimming, golf, tennis, track and field, drill team and cheerleading teach youth a variety of skills, teamwork and good sportsmanship. Over the years, we have expanded beyond simply gym and swim activities.

Since 1967, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis, formerly the Herbert Hoover Boys & Girls Club, has been providing a safe place for children to learn and grow. Our mission is to inspire and enable youth ages 6-18 to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens. A source of hope and opportunity for more than 3,500 youth, the Club operates at full capacity, 48 weeks a year, six days a week during the school year and five days a week during the summer. The average daily attendance is 500 youth. Football, basketball, baseball, swimming, golf, tennis, track and field, drill team and cheerleading teach youth a variety of skills, teamwork and good sportsmanship. Over the years, we have expanded beyond simply gym and swim activities.

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Financial

four stars

96.07

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 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)
80.0%
  Administrative Expenses 12.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.34
  Program Expenses Growth 29.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis (MO) 96.03 four stars
Girls Inc. (NY) 98.23 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeast Virginia (VA) 89.97 three stars
Boys & Girls Club of Greater Holland (MI) 87.63 three stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County (CA) 93.52 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $8,646,836
   Federated Campaigns $557,661
   Membership Dues $42,912
   Fundraising Events $780,088
   Related Organizations $28,451
   Government Grants $919,688
Total Contributions $10,975,636
   Program Service Revenue $463,209
Total Primary Revenue $11,438,845
   Other Revenue $36,404
TOTAL REVENUE $11,475,249
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,020,380
   Administrative Expenses $743,905
   Fundraising Expenses $606,786
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,371,071
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $4,104,178
   
Net Assets $18,784,782

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
Herbert Hoover Club $1,982,324 32.9%
Adams Park Club $959,452 15.9%
Mentor St. Louis $887,001 14.7%

Ratings History
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 04/01/2019 96.03 four stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 94.01 four stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 90.18 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 83.33 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 79.42 two stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 84.24 three stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 86.25 three stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 88.24 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 90.10 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 88.48 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/01/2010 88.41 three stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 89.56 three stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 95.71 four stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 93.97 four stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 85.54 three stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 87.99 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 43-6061693
Name in IRS Master File HERBERT HOOVER BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OF ST LOUIS INC
NTEE Code O21
NTEE Classification Boys Clubs
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
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, 1966
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
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$194,081 2.63% Flint Fowler Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis (MO) 96.03 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Bellevue (WA) 93.32 four stars
Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida (FL) 91.50 four stars
Brigade Boys & Girls Club (NC) 92.21 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Benton Harbor (MI) 92.36 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis
2901 North Grand Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63107
tel: (314) 335-8000
fax: (314) 652-7509
EIN: 43-6061693

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Board Leadership

Larry E. Parres
Chair

CEO

Flint W. Fowler
President

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