Charity Review

Boys & Girls Clubs of King County

Meets Standards
(206) 436-1800 603 Stewart St Ste 300, Seattle WA 98101-1289

Standards for Charity Accountability

  1. 1. Board Oversight
  2. 2. Board Size
  3. 3. Board Meetings
  4. 4. Board Compensation
  5. 5. Conflict of Interest
Measuring Effectiveness
  1. 6. Effectiveness Policy
  2. 7. Effectiveness Report
  1. 8. Program Expenses
  2. 9. Fund Raising Expenses
  3. 10. Accumulating Funds
  4. 11. Audit Report
  5. 12. Detailed Expense Breakdown
  6. 13. Accurate Expense Reporting
  7. 14. Budget Plan
Fund Raising & Info
  1. 15. Truthful Materials
  2. 16. Annual Report
  3. 17. Website Disclosures
  4. 18. Donor Privacy
  5. 19. Cause Marketing Disclosures
  6. 20. Complaints
  1. Conclusions
  2. Purpose
  3. Programs
  4. Fund Raising
  5. Tax Status
  6. Financial
  7. Affiliates

Boys & Girls Clubs of King County meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.


The mission of Boys & Girls Clubs of King County is to inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens.

Business incorporated: 04/13/1944 in WA


Every day, the professional youth development staff at Boys & Girls Clubs of King County are changing lives, giving kids a place to call their own--a safe, fun, inclusive and inspiring atmosphere that families can count on. Dedicated to promoting healthy choices and inspiring youth to make decisions that put their dreams within reach, their programs support three core impact areas: -Academic Success: Their goal is to prepare teens to graduate from high school and be ready and qualified to attend college or trade school and gain employment. -Healthy Lifestyles: They prepare kids and teens to adopt a healthy diet, practice healthy choices (such as abstaining from harmful substances) and commit to lifelong fitness. -Good Character & Citizenship: Their programs model strong character and teach youth to be engaged citizens by getting involved in the community. Who They Serve and Where They Serve Them: -12 Clubs: Ballard, Bainbridge Island, Federal Way, Kirkland, Mercer Island, North Seattle, Rainier Vista (Rainier Valley), Redmond/Sammamish, Renway (Renton/Skyway), Rotary (Central District), Southwest (White Center/West Seattle) and Wallingford -2 Teen Centers: Ron Sandwith Teen Center in Federal Way and the Sammamish Teen Center -26 Early Learning and Child Care sites throughout King County Who They Are and What They Provide: -Nationally, Boys & Girls Clubs of King County led the movement in adding "Girls" to the Club mission and name. -40 locations provide space for children and teens to learn, create and attain their best in academics, athletics and more. -Boys & Girls Clubs of King County is a facility-based youth service organization that provides daily access to a diverse set of programs designed for all kids aged 5-18! Clubs are open after school, evenings and weekends as well as daytime hours in the summer.

Tax Status

This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.


The following information is based on Boys & Girls Clubs of King County's Consolidated Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ending Saturday, June 30, 2012.

Source of Funds
Grants from Government Agencies $2,860,007.00
United Way $353,070.00
Contributions $3,320,908.00
Gross Special Events Revenue $880,705.00
Less Direct Expenses ($387,839.00)
In-Kind Contributions $1,110,453.00
Net Assets Released from Restrictions $1,713,956.00
Program Service Fees $7,339,175.00
Membership Dues $373,619.00
Other $783,503.00
(Loss) Gain on Investments ($78,757.00)
(Loss) Gain on Sale of Property ($6,760.00)
Loss on Uncollectible Contributions ($381,304.00)
Change in Fair Value of Interest Rate Swap Agreement $49,211.00
Total Income: $17,929,947.00
Fusion Chart
Fundraising Expenses: $1,204,429.00
Administrative Expenses: $1,860,030.00
Other Expenses: $4,202,700.00
Total Expenses: $7,267,159.00
Expenses in Excess of Income: ($10,662,788.00)
Beginning Net Assets: $43,349,127.00
Ending Net Assets: $43,143,072.00
Total Liabilities: $26,276,783.00
Total Assets: $69,419,855.00

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