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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Boy Scouts of America, Laurel Highlands Council

Providing quality youth programs

three stars

85.79

1275 Bedford Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15219
tel: (412) 471-2927   Web Site
EIN: 25-0965214

Board Leadership
Richard J. Harshman
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Sharon Moulds
Scout Executive

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.79 three stars
  Financial 86.63 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

86.63

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
92.8%
  Administrative Expenses 1.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.55
  Program Expenses Growth -1.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boy Scouts of America, Laurel Highlands Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boy Scouts of America, Laurel Highlands Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boy Scouts of America, Laurel Highlands Council (PA) 85.79 three stars
Mass Mentoring Partnership (MA) 87.53 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Orange County Council (CA) 91.72 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County (FL) 91.72 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands (NE) 92.02 four stars

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The Boy Scouts of America is the nation's foremost youth program of character development and values-based leadership training. Boy Scouts of America, Greater Pittsburgh Council serves Allegheny, Beaver, Washington, Greene and portions of Westmoreland and Fayette counties in Southwestern Pennsylvania. We have a membership of over 47,000 young people participating in all phases of the Scouting program: Tiger Cubs, Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Venturing. We operate five outstanding camping properties, including: Heritage Reservation, our primary summer camping facility: Camp Twin Echo, Camp Anawanna, Camp Guyasuta, and Camp Baker.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,575,310
   Federated Campaigns $136,234
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $554,547
   Related Organizations $189,074
   Government Grants $153,493
Total Contributions $3,608,658
   Program Service Revenue $3,160,419
Total Primary Revenue $6,769,077
   Other Revenue $1,517,439
TOTAL REVENUE $8,286,516
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,535,358
   Administrative Expenses $110,042
   Fundraising Expenses $399,293
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,044,693
   
Payments to Affiliates $88,537
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,241,823
   
Net Assets $26,496,651

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
Outdoor Education $3,006,265 46.0%
Youth Development $2,483,435 38.0%
Programs for at Risk and Special Needs Youth $980,304 15.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 07/01/2017 85.79 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 87.38 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 88.44 three stars
2012-12 12/20/2013 89.10 three stars
2011-12 11/06/2012 89.00 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 87.34 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 87.24 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 86.90 three stars
2008-12 07/01/2010 87.97 three stars
2007-12 07/01/2009 88.13 three stars
2006-12 05/01/2008 89.83 three stars
2005-12 03/01/2007 89.58 three stars
2004-12 05/01/2006 89.21 three stars
2003-12 11/01/2005 94.35 four 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 25-0965214
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$236,320 3.35% Sharon Moulds Scout Executive/CEO

The Boy Scouts of America is the nation's foremost youth program of character development and values-based leadership training. Boy Scouts of America, Greater Pittsburgh Council serves Allegheny, Beaver, Washington, Greene and portions of Westmoreland and Fayette counties in Southwestern Pennsylvania. We have a membership of over 47,000 young people participating in all phases of the Scouting program: Tiger Cubs, Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Venturing. We operate five outstanding camping properties, including: Heritage Reservation, our primary summer camping facility: Camp Twin Echo, Camp Anawanna, Camp Guyasuta, and Camp Baker.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boy Scouts of America, Laurel Highlands Council (PA) 85.79 three stars
Timber Bay (MN) 95.06 four stars
Boy Scouts of America, Indian Nations Council (OK) 85.38 three stars
YouthBuild USA (MA) 88.25 three stars
Girl Scouts of Citrus Council (FL) 85.95 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Boy Scouts of America, Laurel Highlands Council
1275 Bedford Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
tel: (412) 471-2927
fax: (412) 232-3606
EIN: 25-0965214

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Board Leadership

Richard J. Harshman
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Sharon Moulds
Scout Executive

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