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

Better Business Bureau Report issued November 2015
Better Business Bureau Report expires November 2017

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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: "to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens."

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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. At the Boys & Girls Clubs of Larimer County, we provide an environment that helps young people reach their full potential. It is a positive mission that we meet head-on with life-changing programs and a caring, dedicated staff. We are there, every day, when kids are the least supervised and the most vulnerable – the after-school hours from 2:30 to 7:00 M-F, and all day during the summer and other school breaks.

For the fiscal year ended May 31, 2015, BGCLC's program expenses were:

Programs 1,418,073
Total Program Expenses: $1,418,073
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Chief Executive : Kathi Wright, Executive Director

Chair of the Board: Mr. Mike Grell
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: CPA

Board Size: 17

Paid Staff Size: 45

*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, telephone, invitations to fund raising events, television, radio, grant proposals, internet, planned giving arrangements, cause-related marketing
Fund raising costs were 9% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $1,739,102, 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 for the fiscal year ended May 31, 2015.

Source of Funds  
Grants 827,864
Contributions 729,825
Rent Income 149,270
In-Kind Contributions 118,265
Special Events (net) 63,148
Interest and Investment Income 39,286
Programs 28,180
Miscellaneous Income 2,235
Total Income $1,958,073


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 78%  Fund Raising: 9%  Administrative: 13% 

Total income $1,958,073
Program expenses $1,418,073
Fund raising expenses 155,886
Administrative expenses 226,635
Total expenses $1,800,594
Income in Excess of Expenses 157,479
Beginning net assets 8,620,118
Ending net assets 8,866,478
Total liabilities 661,665
Total assets $9,528,143

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