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The mission of Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida is to inspire and enable all young people, especially those from disadvantaged circumstances, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens.

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Florida TaxWatch - Boys & Girls Clubs Report Summary (All State of Florida Boys & Girls Clubs Surveyed)

We are happy to share the findings of the 2013 TaxWatch Report and will continue to serve the children of our community by encouraging improved academic achievement and positive character building.

 

 

 

Student Achievement Findings:

 

·         Boys & Girls Clubs members perform higher academically than non-participants.

 

·         Florida Boys & Girls Clubs members achieved a median FCAT reading score one level higher than non-participating students.

 

·         Club members attend school more often than non-participants, which correlated with higher student achievement, higher grade promotion rates and higher graduation rates (our students note absences at half the rate of non-participants).

 

·         Club members were promoted in 2010-11 school year at a rate of 86.46%, compared to a promotion rate of only 69.4% among their peers.

 

·         Club members experienced a grade retention rate one full percentage point lower than non-participating students.

 

 

 

Economic Impact:

 

·       For each student that is not retained, Florida taxpayers realize a short-term benefit of $9,210, to a long-term, aggregate benefit of nearly $29,080,000 for 100 additional high school graduates.

 

·         Florida Boys & Girls Clubs members drop-out of school at a rate of less than one-fifth of their non-participating counterparts.

 

 

 

Economic Impact:

 

·        Non-graduates are more likely to use taxpayer-funded government assistance programs. For example, 45 percent of public assistance recipients were high school dropouts. 

 

·         High school graduates will earn $290,800 more in their lifetime than non-graduates.

 

 

 

Juvenile Justice:

 

·         Non-participants are more than twice as likely to be referred to juvenile justice programs than Florida Boys & Girls Clubs students.

 

 

 

Economic Impact:

 

·         The state of Florida saves $5,000 for every youth that is not processed by the juvenile justice system, and more than $46,000 for every youth that is diverted from an average eight month incarceration.

 

·         Of the Boys & Girls Clubs participants that are referred to juvenile justice programs, 58% were first-time referrals, compared to only 40% of the first-time referrals coming from their peers.

 

 

*Annual Report coming soon

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BGCCF Named Four-Star Charity

Charity Navigator We’re proud to have earned a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator—only 3% of nonprofits nationwide can claim this accomplishment. We’ve worked hard to be fiscally accountable and demonstrate to our supporters that we are an open book committed to running a sound organization. Charity Navigator is America’s premier independent charity evaluator. They help charitable givers make intelligent giving decisions by providing in-depth, objective ratings and analysis of the financial health and accountability & transparency of America’s largest charities. Receiving four out of a possible four stars indicates that Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida adheres to good governance and other best practices that minimize the chance of unethical activities and consistently executes its mission in a fiscally responsible way. Please CLICK HERE to view our four star rating.

 

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