Charity ReviewIssued: September 2016 Expires: September 2017
Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri
Standards for Charity Accountability
Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
"Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place."
Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri serves more than 46,000 girls, grades K-12, each year. Girl Scouts strives to develop girls as leaders through traditional troop activities, camps, community service projects and specialized programs. We serve one out of every four girls in our service area, 16,000 square miles, which includes the City of St. Louis and 28 surrounding Missouri counties. Through our programs, Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri prepares a new kind of leader for success. Girls in troops experience the continuum of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience. From the 5-year-old Daisy who learns how to take turns and when to raise her hand to speak in class, to the high school Girl Scouts who are given the opportunity to serve on a Council level committee or be one of the girl members of our Board of Directors, Girl Scouts provides multiple leadership opportunities for all girls. In addition to troops, there are many other opportunities for girls to develop as leaders, including episodic workshops, service projects and series programs. For example, PAVE (Project Anti-Violence Education) is our anti-bullying and anti-violence education program that helps girls grow strong by empowering them to prevent and stop violence in their lives. Through STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) programming, girls have hands-on experiences and learn about careers in STEM fields at a time when there is a shortage of women in these fields. In addition to our programs, local Girl Scouts and adult volunteers provided approximately one million hours of community service throughout eastern Missouri in 2013, valued at $23,618,399. In our largest annual community service project, April Showers, girls helped collect more than 1.2 million personal care items to be donated to area homeless shelters and food pantries. At its core, the Girl Scout Leadership Experience is designed to shape today's girls into tomorrow's leaders; each program helps girls discover themselves, connect with others and take action to create positive change in their communities.
CEO: Ms. Bonnie Barczykowski, President & CEO Compensation:* $210,020
Board Chair: Ms. Cynthia Heath, Vice President, Executive Compensation Business Affiliation: Emerson
Board Size: 24
Staff: 98* Compensation includes annual salary and, if applicable, benefit plans, expense accounts and other allowances.
% of Related Contributions on Fundraising: 5.41%
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 Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ending Wednesday, September 30, 2015.
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