Better Business Bureau Report for
Boys & Girls Clubs of Larimer County

Better Business Bureau Report issued October 2013
Better Business Bureau Report expires October 2015

This BBB Accredited charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability. Find out more...

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Charity Contact Information

Name: Boys & Girls Clubs of Larimer County
Address: 103 Smokey Street
  Fort Collins, CO 80525
Phone: 970 223-1709
Web Address:
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 1986, Colorado
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: "exists to provide an environment that helps youth 6-18 develop to their full potential." (Environment comprised of safe places, trained youth development professionals, proven programs).

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Evaluation Conclusions


Boys & Girls Clubs of Larimer County (BGCLC) meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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The Arts (both visual and performing), Character & Leadership Development, Education-Technology-Career Development, Health & Life Skills, Sports-Fitness-Recreation. Free meals through Kids' Cafe, Mentoring.

For the fiscal year ended May 31, 2012, BGCLC's program expenses were:

Programs 1,135,569
Total Program Expenses: $1,135,569
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Chief Executive : Kathi Wright, Executive Director

Chair of the Board: Lee Porter
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Entrepreneur

Board Size: 20

Paid Staff Size: 35

*Compensation includes annual salary and, if applicable, benefit plans, expense accounts, and other allowances.
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Fund Raising


Method(s) Used:

direct mail, invitations to fund raising events, grant proposals, internet, cause-related marketing
Fund raising costs were 11% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $1,152,436, are donations received as a result of fund raising activities.)
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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.
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The following information is based on BGCLC's audited financial statements - consolidated for the fiscal year ended May 31, 2012.

Source of Funds  
Grants 640,434
Contributions 347,213
Rent Income 116,364
In-Kind Contributions 115,175
Programs 86,879
Special Events (net) 49,614
Interest Income 28,159
Miscellaneous Income 5,122
Total Income $1,388,960


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 79%  Fund Raising: 9%  Administrative: 12% 

Total income $1,388,960
Program expenses $1,135,569
Fund raising expenses 123,133
Administrative expenses 178,567
Total expenses $1,437,269
Expenses in Excess of Income (48,309)
Beginning net assets 8,295,849
Ending net assets 8,180,761
Total liabilities 878,854
Total assets $9,059,615

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