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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Boy Scouts of America, Orange County Council

Prepared. For Life

four stars

90.77

1211 East Dyer Road Santa Ana, CA 92705
tel: (714) 546-4990   Web Site
EIN: 95-1727660

Board Leadership
Mark Engstrom
Chair

CEO
Jeff Herrmann
Scout Executive, President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.77 four stars
  Financial 87.58 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Established in 1910, the Boy Scouts of America Orange County Council prepares young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetime by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Scout Law. In 2017, we provided quality education, leadership skills and outdoor adventure across Orange County to 19,739 young people, ages 5-20, through the Scouting programs of Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Venturing and Exploring.

Additionally, our four outdoor facilities provided educational and camping experiences to more than 55,000 young people in Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, local school districts, youth organizations and individual youth and families.

We annually support nearly 10,000 registered adult volunteers/mentors who contribute more than 1 million volunteer hours, annually, to the Scouting program.

Established in 1910, the Boy Scouts of America Orange County Council prepares young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetime by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Scout Law. In 2017, we provided quality education, leadership skills and outdoor adventure across Orange County to 19,739 young people, ages 5-20, through the Scouting programs of Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Venturing and Exploring.

Additionally, our four outdoor facilities provided educational and camping experiences to more than 55,000 young people in Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, local school districts, youth organizations and individual youth and families.

We annually support nearly 10,000 registered adult volunteers/mentors who contribute more than 1 million volunteer hours, annually, to the Scouting program.

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Financial

three stars

87.58

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 05/01/2018 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)
83.6%
  Administrative Expenses 10.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.39
  Program Expenses Growth 1.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boy Scouts of America, Orange County Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boy Scouts of America, Orange County Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boy Scouts of America, Orange County Council (CA) 90.77 four stars
Boy Scouts of America, Hawk Mountain Council (PA) 88.92 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, San Diego-Imperial Council (CA) 85.32 three stars
Emerald Youth Foundation (TN) 90.73 four stars
Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta (GA) 89.44 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,971,237
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $266,780
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $30,221
Total Contributions $2,268,238
   Program Service Revenue $4,778,313
Total Primary Revenue $7,046,551
   Other Revenue $2,114,634
TOTAL REVENUE $9,161,185
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,552,041
   Administrative Expenses $1,047,882
   Fundraising Expenses $571,764
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,171,687
   
Payments to Affiliates $91,304
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,010,502
   
Net Assets $49,610,256

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 $6,601,022 77.2%
Activities $1,554,768 18.2%
Day Camps $396,251 4.6%

Ratings History
Boy Scouts of America, Orange County Council has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 05/01/2018 90.77 four stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 91.72 four stars
2014-12 07/01/2016 88.06 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 86.03 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 82.64 three stars
2013-12 04/01/2015 92.68 four stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 85.81 three stars
2011-12 08/01/2013 85.23 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 92.16 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 90.43 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 91.11 four stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 84.96 three stars
2007-12 08/01/2009 77.84 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 95-1727660
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)
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$285,598 2.80% Jeffrie Herrmann Scout Executive

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boy Scouts of America, Orange County Council (CA) 90.77 four stars
Boy Scouts of America, Twin Rivers Council (NY) 85.89 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester (MA) 87.69 three stars
Jewish Children's Regional Service (LA) 86.10 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater La Crosse (WI) 91.90 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Boy Scouts of America, Orange County Council
1211 East Dyer Road
Santa Ana, CA 92705
tel: (714) 546-4990
fax: (714) 546-0415
EIN: 95-1727660

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Board Leadership

Mark Engstrom
Chair

CEO

Jeff Herrmann
Scout Executive, President

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