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DOES NOT MEET ONE OR MORE STANDARDS.
This charity does not meet one or more of the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Name: Anthony Wayne Area Council, Boy Scouts of America
Phone: (260) 432-9593
Fax: (260) 436-1824
Address: 8315 W Jefferson Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN 46804-8302
Website: www.awac.org
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Anthony-Wayne-Area-Council-BSA/144950778901669?sk=wall
Report Issued Date: July 7, 2015
Report Expiration Date: September 3, 2018
Principal: Mr. John Gliot, Scout Executive
Customer Contact: Mr. John Gliot, Scout Executive - (260) 432-9593 or
Email Address:
Entity: Non-Profit Domestic Corporation
Incorporated: November 1971, IN
File Open Date: October 2005
Type of Business: Charity - Local

Stated Purpose

The Anthony Wayne Area Councils purpose is to develop character, leadership, and self-reliance in youth and help youth develop the ability to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetime.


Evaluation Conclusions

This organization has been evaluated according to the 20 BBB Standards for Charity Accountability. Donors must decide for themselves the relative importance of the Standards in question.

Anthony Wayne Area Council, Boy Scouts of America does not meet the following 1 Standards for Charity Accountability.

16:Have an annual report available to all, on request, that includes: (a) the organization's mission statement, (b) a summary of the past year's program service accomplishments, (c) a roster of the officers and members of the board of directors, (d) financial information that includes (i) total income in the past fiscal year, (ii) expenses in the same program, fund raising and administrative categories as in the financial statements, and (iii) ending net assets.

The organization's annual report does not include a board roster and total ending net assets.

BBB was not able to verify the following 1 Standards for Charity Accountability.

03:A minimum of three evenly spaced meetings per year of the full governing body with a majority in attendance, with face-to-face participation.

Anthony Wayne Area Council, Boy Scouts of America meets the remaining 18 Standards for Charity Accountability.


Programs

Scouting is and always has been focused on the positive development of youth and families in their communities.
In the early years of development in Scouting, grades 1-5 boys:
Build worth as a person
Develop responsibility
Develop communication skills
Work with their parents to build positive family relationships
In the next stage of Scouting, boys from 11-17 years of age:
Develop personal leadership
Strengthen personal involvement with family
Build teamwork, trust and problem-solving skills acquire a sense of belonging within a group
In the later teen stage, men and women ages 14-20:
Learn skills to cope with and solve social problems
Develop respect for self and others
Learn teamwork and obligation to others
Learn to set priorities and accomplish them

These objectives are met through weekly meetings that are led by dedicated, trained volunteers that work directly with youth to continually direct them towards independence. Monthly activities highlight and supplement skills learned for each youth. Outdoor education centers are used to teach new skills in an outdoor environment over the summer.

For the year ended December 31, 2013, Anthony Wayne Area Council, Boy Scouts of America's program expenses were:

Scouting Program:$1,729,059
 
Total Program Expenses:$1,729,059

Governance

Chief Executive Officer:John Gliot
CEO Compensation:$109,734
Chair of the Board:Tom Jansen
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:Owner, Jansen Chiropractic
Board Size:52
Paid Staff Size:16 Full Time. 4 Part Time.

Fund Raising

Method(s) Used:Anthony Wayne Area Council, Boy Scouts of America raises funds through invitations to fund raising events, grant proposals, and planned giving and face to face donor contact through its annual Friends of Scouting Campaign.


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.


Financial

According to Anthony Wayne Area Council, Boy Scouts of America's Audited Financial Statements for the year ended December 31, 2013:

Income
 Direct Public Support$508,205
 United Way$74,236
 Revenue$1,291,739
 Net Assets Released from Restrictions$108,649
 Total Income:$1,982,829
 
Expenses  % of total
Expenses
% of total
Income
 Programs:$1,729,059 89.76%87.20%
 Fund Raising:$105,759 5.49%5.33%
 Administrative:$91,435 4.75%4.61%
 Total Expenses:$1,926,253
 
Excess of Income over Expenses$56,576
Beginning Net Assets$6,058,904
Ending Net Assets:$6,244,277
Total Assets$6,420,231
Total Liabilities$175,954

Report as of September 4, 2015 08:28
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