Boys & Girls Clubs of America

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Boys & Girls Clubs of America

MISSIONTo enable all young people, especially thosewho need us most, to reach their full potentialas productive, caring, responsible citizens.Movementwide Profile*3,985 chartered Club facilities, including:• 1,314 in schools• 392 BGCA-affiliated Youth Centers onU.S. military installations worldwide• 360 in public housing• 199 on Native American lands3.9 million youth served through Club membership andcommunity outreach:• 2 million registered members• 1.9 million youth served through community outreach295,000 adult staff and volunteers• 51,000 trained adult professional staff• 218,000 program volunteers• 26,000 board membersMember demographics• Gender»»56% male»»44% female• Ethnicity»»33% Caucasian»»30% African-American»»23% Hispanic/Latino»»8% Multi-racial»»3% Asian»»3% Native American• Ages»»5% 5 and under»»46% 6-10»»20% 11-12»»19% 13-15»»10% 16 and older*compiled from annual reportdata received from memberorganizations2


Creating ValueBoys & Girls Clubs of America is dedicated to helping Clubs fulfill their mission, and thereforecreates value for Clubs to further their success.Consider the following benefits for local Boys & Girls Clubs in 2011:• $34 million in private sector pass-through funds• $39 million in federal pass-through funds• $88 million through state funding initiativesIn total, Clubs received $161 million in funding due to BGCA efforts. Compared to the$6.6 million received in dues, this equals a 24-to-1 return on investment for our local Clubs.In 2011 BGCA also created value for Clubs through:• $23 million in equipment, software and services, and the upgrading of technologycenters• $20 million in planned gift expectancies• $53 million in pro bono media valueThe cumulative total of pass-through funding plus the above benefits translates into$256 million of value, a better than 39-to-1 return on investment for our local Clubs.6


Since 2004, Kimberly-Clark Corporation has sponsored the Family PLUS(Parents Leading, Uniting, Serving) initiative, which helps Clubs strengthenfamilies of Club youth. In 2011, more than 1,600 Clubs implementedFamily PLUS.Power Hour: Making Minutes Count, BGCA’s homework help and tutoringprogram, has been generously supported by Ross Stores since 2009. In2011, the partnership directly supported program implementation at Boys& Girls Clubs.Generous support from the UPS Foundation enabled Club teens tobecome better, safer drivers through the UPS Road Code program. Basedon training UPS uses for its own drivers, the program taught safe drivingtechniques to nearly 1,800 teens at 22 Boys & Girls Clubs.The generosity of Unilever Foundation and Unilever Dove Masterbrandhelped improve the health and fitness of Club youth through support ofTriple Play and SMART Girls programming, respectively.BGCA celebrated its 15 th year of partnership with Major League Baseball ®in 2011. Ongoing support for WANNA PLAY? and Jr. RBI programsprovided fun activities for Club youth that increased their knowledge ofsports and fitness, encouraged good character, and promoted academicachievement.MLB also highlighted its support for BGCA during All-Star-Game ® eventsin Phoenix, providing great experiences for some 2,000 Club members.In addition, Game Three of the World Series was dedicated to youthdevelopment and spotlighted National Youth of the Year NicholasFoley. MLB’s generous contribution of in-stadium and on-air brandadvertising – including a PSA featuring New York Yankee and Club alumCC Sabathia – helped raise awareness of Boys & Girls Clubs throughoutthe baseball season.A new partnership with CA Technologies in 2011 helped empower girls toconsider careers in technology. The Tech Girls Rock initiative helps girlsdiscover and cultivate an interest in information technology as well astech-related educational opportunities and careers.A three-year commitment from the University of Phoenix helped strengthen10 Clubs, enabling them to implement the Be Great: Graduate initiative,which will benefit 500 youth through academic support and one-on-onementoring. Additionally, University of Phoenix offered full tuition scholarshipsto 20 Club professionals, parents and alumni for the pursuit ofundergraduate and graduate degrees.Bank of America provided generous support for BGCA’s mission and ourefforts to create great futures for America’s young people.9


It Just Takes OneGENEROUS SUPPORTIn 2011, more than 630 Boys & Girls Clubs conducted annual campaigns, such as It JustTakes One, that focused on raising unrestricted funds from individuals. Since the initiativebegan in 2005, Clubs have raised $401 million to provide programs and services for localyouth and generated awareness of the work Boys & Girls Clubs do for their communities.Major Gift Strategy PilotBuilding on the strength of last year’s major gift pilot, 67 more Clubs participated in thiseffort. In 2011, these Clubs and those from the pilot collectively raised $7.6 million throughmajor gifts. The overall percentage increase in a donor’s three-year average gift was 1,430%.The Jeremiah Milbank SocietyThis society acknowledges individuals who generously donate $10,000 or more in unrestrictedgifts to a Club. In 2011, the number of members (1,434) increased over 2010. For thesecond year in a row, Jeremiah Milbank Society members collectively donated more than $30million. Of note, nearly 70 percent of the 2011 Society was made up of individuals renewingtheir memberships.Planned GivingBGCA continued to provide services to help Clubs identify, recognize and close planned gifts.In 2011, more than 200 gifts with an estimated expectancy of some $19.7 million weredocumented. Since the inception of planned giving services for Clubs in 2003, assistancefrom BGCA has enabled Clubs to secure more than $142.4 million in planned givingexpectancies.The Heritage ClubThis national deferred giving society recognizes individuals who have named BGCA or a localClub in their estate plan. As of 2011, 204 Club organizations had established Heritage Clubs,and BGCA recognized more than 2,350 members. Both the number of participating Clubs andnumber of members increased from 2010.The Lifetime Giving SocietyIn 2011, BGCA unveiled a third national recognition society to honor donors who show adeep commitment to Boys & Girls Clubs through significant contributions during their lifetime.Recognition begins when an individual’s cumulative gifts total $250,000. We are proud toreport the inaugural class is comprised of 25 Clubs with 112 donors.11

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