Better Business Bureau Report for
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito

Better Business Bureau Report issued March 2016
Better Business Bureau Report expires May 2018

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Charity Contact Information

Name: Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito
Address: 533 Lomas Santa Fe
  Solana Beach, CA 92075
Phone: 858-755-9371
Web Address:
Also known as:Boys and Girls Clubs of San Dieguito
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 1966, California
Affiliates: Boys & Girls Clubs of America
Stated Purpose: "To provide positive activities to develop the education, health, self-esteem, and character of youth."

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Evaluation Conclusions


Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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The Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito provides community youth services to area youth in several core program areas. The organization focuses on The Arts, Character and Leadership Development, Education and Career Development, Health and Life Skills, Sports Fitness and Recreation, and Technology. According to the charity, in the 2014 fiscal year, Boys and Girls Clubs of San Dieguito provided programs for 5,7000 members 5-18 years old, and affected nearly 10,000 in the community.

For the fiscal year ended June 30, 2014, BGCSD's program expenses were:

Youth and Community Services 3,773,736
Donations (Scholarships) 127,270
Total Program Expenses: $3,901,006
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Chief Executive : Marineke Vandervort, Executive Director

Chair of the Board: Patrick Lenihan
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Community Volunteer

Board Size: 21

Paid Staff Size: 250

*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 fundraising events, print advertisements, grant proposals, internet, planned giving arrangements
Fundraising costs were 17% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $1,109,732, 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 BGCSD's audited financial statements - combined for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2014.

Source of Funds  
Youth Community Services 3,455,115
Contributions 1,201,424
Rental Income 283,509
Special Events 261,430
Investment Return 185,148
Grants 159,347
Other income 54,865
Total Income $5,600,838


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 75%  Fund Raising: 4%  Administrative: 21% 

Total income $5,600,838
Program expenses $3,901,006
Fund raising expenses 210,898
Administrative expenses 1,122,718
Total expenses $5,234,622
Income in Excess of Expenses 366,216
Beginning net assets 11,338,153
Ending net assets 11,704,369
Total liabilities 2,581,627
Total assets $14,285,996

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Additional Locations


 Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito has 7 Locations:

Carmel Valley, Allred Branch

Carmel Valley, Polster Branch

Del Mar Branch

Encinitas, Griset Branch

Encinitas, Ocean Knoll Outreach Center

Solana Beach, Harper Branch


Solana Beach, La Colonia Branch

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