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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Boy Scouts of America

Providing quality youth programs

three stars

89.18

1275 Bedford Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15219
tel: (412) 325-7910   Web Site
EIN: 25-0965214

Board Leadership
Erich Smith
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Sharon Moulds
Scout Executive

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.18 three stars
  Financial 85.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Boy Scouts of America is the nation's foremost youth program of character development and values-based leadership training. The Boy Scouts of America, Laurel Highlands Council The Boy Scouts of America, Laurel Highlands Council was created through the consolidation of the former Greater Pittsburgh Council, Potomac Council, and the Penn's Woods Council. It serves more than 17,000 youth in over 500 units, making it one of the largest councils in the nation. The council is charged with both promoting and carrying out all types of Scouting programs in its tri-state territory.

The Boy Scouts of America is the nation's foremost youth program of character development and values-based leadership training. The Boy Scouts of America, Laurel Highlands Council The Boy Scouts of America, Laurel Highlands Council was created through the consolidation of the former Greater Pittsburgh Council, Potomac Council, and the Penn's Woods Council. It serves more than 17,000 youth in over 500 units, making it one of the largest councils in the nation. The council is charged with both promoting and carrying out all types of Scouting programs in its tri-state territory.

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Financial

three stars

85.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 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)
92.5%
  Administrative Expenses 1.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.83
  Program Expenses Growth -3.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boy Scouts of America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boy Scouts of America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boy Scouts of America (PA) 89.18 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Bloomington (IN) 90.80 four stars
Girl Scouts of Western Washington (WA) 89.03 three stars
Girl Scouts San Diego (CA) 87.40 three stars
The Indiana Youth Institute (IN) 87.35 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,623,613
   Federated Campaigns $129,014
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $475,903
   Related Organizations $247,367
   Government Grants $81,324
Total Contributions $3,557,221
   Program Service Revenue $3,335,345
Total Primary Revenue $6,892,566
   Other Revenue $1,158,825
TOTAL REVENUE $8,051,391
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,486,179
   Administrative Expenses $108,175
   Fundraising Expenses $397,055
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,991,409
   
Payments to Affiliates $88,437
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,059,982
   
Net Assets $27,563,187

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 $2,983,643 46.0%
Youth Development $2,464,747 38.0%
Programs for at Risk and Special Needs Youth $972,927 15.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 06/01/2018 89.18 three stars
2015-12 04/01/2018 90.31 four stars
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$236,320 3.38% Sharon Moulds Scout Executive/CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boy Scouts of America (PA) 89.18 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester (MA) 87.83 three stars
Girls Inc. of Memphis (TN) 86.32 three stars
A Place Called Home (CA) 93.97 four stars
Boy Scouts of America, Hawk Mountain Council (PA) 88.92 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Boy Scouts of America
1275 Bedford Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
tel: (412) 325-7910
fax: (412) 232-3606
EIN: 25-0965214

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Board Leadership

Erich Smith
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Sharon Moulds
Scout Executive

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