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New York BBB Wise Giving Report for
Girl Scouts of Nassau County

A BBB Accredited charity

 


  • Meets all standards

Expiration Date:
08/2015
Name:
Girl Scouts of Nassau County
Address:
110 Ring Road West
Garden City, NY 11530
Phone:
516-741-2550
Web Site:
Year, State Incorporated:
1965, New York
Affiliates:
None
Stated Purpose:
" Builds girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place. "






Evaluation Conclusions
 

              
Girl Scouts of Nassau County meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.




Programs
 

              
Girl Scouts of Nassau County offers a wide array of programs for girls that cover such issues as cultural diversity, community service, gender equity, career exploration, math and science, internet safety and health and fitness. The organization’s programs include a financial literacy program, multi-media resource room, choral group, and field trips to cultural events. The organization’s members are also active in community service initiatives including food and clothing drives, planting community gardens, and visiting senior citizens in the community. In addition, the organization operates two residential camps that are used for summer camp programs, weekend troop events, and adult development courses.



Governance
 

              
Chief Executive Officer:
Ms. Donna Ceravalo, Executive Director
Compensation*:
$153,110
Chair of the Board:
Ms. Wanda Jackson
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:
Senior Vice President, National Urban League
Board Size:
30
Paid Staff Size:
61



*Compensation includes annual salary and, if applicable, benefit plans, expense accounts, and other allowances.




Fund Raising
 

              
Method(s) Used:


Invitations to fund raising events, grant proposals, planned giving arrangements
Fund raising costs were 5.4% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $4,136,735, are donations received as a result of fund raising activities.)




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
 

              
The following information is based on Girl Scouts of Nassau County's Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2012.

Source of Funds  

Cookie and Fall Product Sales, Net Direct Costs of $2,035,523

$2,978,653

Unrealized Gain on Investments Held, Net

1,446,924

Investment Income, Net

676,662

Program Service Fees

633,850

Annual Giving

319,216

Sales of Supplies and Services, Net Costs of $375,543

236,652

Special Fundraising Events, Net Direct Costs of $92,957

116,328

Foundations, Trust and Other Grants

57,532

Underfunded Pension Financial Assistance

35,873

Allocations from United Way and Community Chests

31,156

Site Use Fees

20,250

Other

8,583

Total Income

$6,561,679

Program Expenses  

Membership

$1,745,663

Programs

1,263,096

Camp

748,549

Volunteerism

480,137
Total Program Expenses:
Fund Raising Expenses
Administrative Expenses

Total expenses

Income in Excess of Expenses

4,237,445
221,353
834,569

$5,293,367

$1,268,312




Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses


Programs: 80%  Fund Raising: 4%  Administrative 16% 
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Beginning net assets $23,007,751
Ending net assets 24,346,063
Total liabilities 242,869

Total assets

$24,588,932






 

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