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Anthony Wayne Area Council, Boy Scouts of America

A BBB Accredited Charity since 08/08/2006.

This BBB Accredited Charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability and is a Seal Holder.
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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
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Report Issued Date: March 4, 2013
Report Expiration Date: March 31, 2015
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
BBB Accreditation: This organization is a BBB Accredited Charity.

BBB Comments

Anthony Wayne Area Council, Boy Scouts of America is an agency partner with the United Way.

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.

If you would like to make a tax deductible contribution to this BBB Accredited Charity, please visit the organization's website at or call their office at 260 432-9593.

Evaluation Conclusions

This organization has been evaluated according to the 20 BBB Standards for Charity Accountability. This organization meets all those Standards and is a BBB Accredited Charity.

BBB Charity Seal Participation

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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.

Total Program Expenses:$1,695,851


Chief Executive Officer:John Gliot
Chair of the Board:T. Jay Maddox
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:Monroe Bank & Trust Senior VP
Board Size:48
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.

Related contributions include: Friends of Scouting, Project Sales, Special events, Foundations and trusts, other, and United Way.

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.


According to Anthony Wayne Area Council, Boy Scouts of America's Audited Financial Statements for the year ended December 31, 2011:

 Friends of Scouting$150,563
 Project sales$28,881
 Special events$34,620
 Foundations & Trusts$395,353
 Other direct support$490
 United Way$111,295
 Net Sale of supplies$100,092
 Net Product sales$422,710
 Investment income$73,833
 Camping revenue$397,042
 Activity revenue$117,445
 Other revenue$14,948
 Unrealized gain on investments$35,187
 Net assets released from restrictions$245,976
 Total Income:$2,128,435
Expenses  % of total
% of total
 Programs:$1,695,851 85.18%79.68%
 Fund Raising:$101,845 5.12%4.78%
 Administrative:$193,141 9.70%9.07%
 Total Expenses:$1,990,837
Excess of Income over Expenses$137,598
Beginning Net Assets$6,070,648
Ending Net Assets:$6,177,496
Total Assets$6,314,491
Total Liabilities$136,995

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