Better Business Bureau Report for
Boys & Girls Clubs of Harrison-Crawford Counties

Better Business Bureau Report issued December 2015
Better Business Bureau Report expires December 2017

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Charity Contact Information

Name: Boys & Girls Clubs of Harrison-Crawford Counties
Address: 600 East Chestnut Street
  Corydon, IN 47112
Phone: 812-738-1696
Web Address:
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Formerly known as:Furthering Youth, Inc.
Gerdon Youth Center
Boys & Girls Club of Harrison County
Boys & Girls Club of Crawford County

Year, State Incorporated: 1996, Indiana
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: The mission of the Boys and Girls Club is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. In 2015, the board voted to merge the Boys and Girls Club of Harrison County with the Boys and Girls Club of Crawford County. The merged organization is now operated as the Boys & Girls Clubs of Harrison-Crawford Counties.

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Evaluation Conclusions


Boys & Girls Clubs of Harrison-Crawford Counties meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Boys & Girls Club has several Core Beliefs: A Boys & Girls Club Provides: A safe place to learn and grow... Ongoing relationships with caring, adult professionals... Life-enhancing programs and character development experiences... Hope and opportunity. The club does this by offering many diverse programs. The club also offers many leadership opportunities including Keystone Club for youth 14-18 years of age, Torch Club for youth 10-13 years of age, and BAM! Mentoring Program for youth of all ages. The club specializes in healthy habits by offering a multitude of opportunities for physical recreation. The club has a rock wall, a mixed martial arts program and Triple Play activities in the gym. In addition, the club partners with the Harrison County Extension Office by offering Healthy Habits and focusing on healthy eating and being physically healthy.

For the year ending December 31, 2015, Boys & Girls Clubs of Harrison-Crawford Counties program expenses were:

Program services 411,780
Total Program Expenses: $411,780
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Chief Executive : Kim Grizzel, Executive Director

Chair of the Board: Mark Kiesler
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Deputy Prosecutor, Harrison County Prosecutor's Office

Board Size: 11

Paid Staff Size: 12

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


Method(s) Used:

Methods of fund raising include direct mail, invitations to fund raising events, print advertisements, grant proposals, planned giving arrangements, and memberships.

In addition, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Harrison-Crawford Counties is a Metro United Way member agency.

Fund raising costs were 8% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $360,091, 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 the Boys & Girls Clubs of Harrison-Crawford Counties audited financial statements for the year ending December 31, 2015.

Ending net assets as reported are unrestricted net assets.

Total assets as reported include $554,142 invested in property and equipment, net.

Source of Funds  
Grants 264,622
Program income 152,192
Fundraising 60,464
Contributions 25,811
Other income 10,924
Membership income 9,194
Rental income 5,222
Interest income 22
Total Income $528,451


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 74%  Fund Raising: 5%  Administrative: 21% 

Total income $528,451
Program expenses $411,780
Fund raising expenses 27,514
Administrative expenses 119,880
Total expenses $559,174
Expenses in Excess of Income (30,723)
Beginning net assets 592,050
Ending net assets 561,327
Total liabilities 23,878
Total assets $585,205

This report was originally issued in December 2015. Financial info was updated in March 2017.

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