Contact & General Information

Boy Scouts of America (National Office)
1325 West Walnut Hill Lane
Irving , TX 75038
Tax Status: 501(c)3

Other Names

Learning for Life
National Boy Scouts of America Foundation
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Stated Mission

To promote through community organizations, and cooperation with other agencies, the ability of boys to do things for themselves and others, to train them in Scoutcraft, and to teach them patriotism, courage, self-reliance, and kindred virtues, using the methods which are now in common use by Boy Scouts.
Fiscal Year Ended 12/31/15

Program Percentage :  82 %

Calculated Total Expenses (rounded) :  $242,000,000 

A charity's Program % is the percentage of its cash budget it spends on Programs relative to Overhead (Fundraising and Management & General Expenses)

Cost to Raise $100 :  $ 26

Calculated Total Contributions (rounded) :  $28,000,000 

Cost to Raise $100 signifies how many dollars a charity spends on Fundraising to raise each $100 of Contributions.

Government Funding

CharityWatch calculates the percentage of a charity's cash revenue received from government sources for informational purposes for those donors who would like to factor a charity's range of government funding into their giving decisions. Donors should keep in mind that funding from the government does not automatically signal that a charity is well-governed and/or more efficient than other charities.

For the reporting year rated by CharityWatch, this charity received cash grants/contributions from government sources within a range of:

0% to 24%

Financial Documents

Boy Scouts of America (National Office)'s rating is based on CharityWatch's in-depth analysis of the following documents for the fiscal year represented:

Entity Document Type Tax Id #
Boy Scouts of America Audited Consolidated Financial Statements Multiple
Boy Scouts of America IRS Form 990 22-1576300
National Boy Scouts of America Foundation IRS Form 990 75-2675978
Learning for Life IRS Form 990 75-2396057
Learning for Life Foundation IRS Form 990 26-2270708
Arrow WV IRS Form 990 27-0441319

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