Boys & Girls Clubs of Manatee County Inc
1215 Manatee Ave W
Suite 200
Bradenton FL 34205
Mission Statement: To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.
CEO/Executive Director Ms. Dawn Stanhope
Board Chair Kenneth Thomas
Board Chair Affiliation Certified Public Accountant
General Info
Tax Exempt Status Public Supported Charity
Incorporation Year 1946
Awarded competitive grant from Community Foundation in the last 5 years? Yes
State Charitable Solicitations Permit Yes Mar 2019
State Registration Exempt 0
Financial Summary
Note: Revenue includes the value of in-kind contributions/donations
IRS Letter of Determination
IRS Determination LetterView
Other Documents
Career Launch ResultsView
Parent SurveyView
Teen Extended Nights SurveyView
Teen Summit SurveyView
NYOI SurveyView
Impact Statement
Accomplishments in 2017:
Update of  board documents to condense number of board meetings;
Continued capital campaign to rebuild DeSoto Club; current amount raised: $5.6 million;
Established several high-impact partnership initiatives including ArtCenter Manatee, IMG Academy,  Centerstone, Selah Freedom, and All Children's Hospital;
Exceeded national, state and regional benchmarks for overall Club Experience ratings by our members in the National Youth Outcomes Initiative.

Goals for 2018:
Continue outreach to underserved youth in Manatee County focusing on quality programming with high impact;
Complete public phase of capital campaign to rebuild DeSoto Club;
Develop robust staff training opportunities to strengthen employee capabilities at every level within the organization and maximize job satisfaction;
Increase Heritage Society membership by 25% in order to further build organizational strength through planned giving and endowment opportunities;

Continuation of successful Teen Summits, designed to give youth a platform for a voice in the community. 

Needs Statement
1)  Scholarships - More than 80% of our current membership is eligible for free and or reduced lunch.  No child is turned away therefore, we need scholarship dollars to support these current members and to serve more children in the community who need us most. During the past year, we have concentrated heavily on our teen programs but more needs to be done. In 2016, we instituted several Teen Summits which were an attempt to provide current teen members and those in the community not yet involved with the Clubs to participate in meaningful activities. We are currently seeking underwriting sponsors to fund upcoming Teen Summits, whether the Summits are gender-specific or co-educational.
 2)  Volunteers - it takes a village.  We need volunteers to read to club members; play sports and games; teach a unique skill such as sewing, knitting, painting;  mentoring; assist with Club events; assist with our fundraising events.
3)  Transportation:  We pick up our Club members from 23 school sites throughout Manatee County. Our buses are very old and are in constant need of repair.  Our asset, the children we serve, need a safe and clean form of transportation to get to our Clubs from school.
 4)  Replacing an Old Club - Our Club members need a place they feel safe in and looks and feels like a fun environment.  The Desoto Boys & Girls Clubs is functionally obsolete and we are in the midst of a $7.5 million Invest in Kids campaign to replace the existing facility.
Background Statement

The Boys Clubs of Manatee County, under the guidance of the Kiwanis Club of Bradenton commenced operation in February

1946. The Club was housed in a wooden frame building which had been used as a field house for major league baseball teams

training in Bradenton.

A part time Palmetto Club was established in 1957 with a baseball program. By 1960, full time operations were conducted in a

small frame building, which was acquired from the First United Methodist Church of Bradenton.

The DeSoto Club (formally the Bayshore Club) was first established in 1965 in an empty storefront in the Bayshore Gardens

Shopping Center to serve the developing South County area. In 1968, the DeSoto Club was moved into new facilities constructed specifically for the Boys Club. These facilities continue to house the Bayshore Club today.

In 1992 membership was opened to both males and females and our name was officially changed to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Manatee


In 2003, the Harllee Middle School Club was opened marking the first time the organization established a Boys & Girls Club

within a public school building in Manatee County. Over the next decade, five more school based clubs were established;

Daughtrey Elementary, Orange Ridge ‐ Bullock Elementary, Johnson Middle School, Lincoln Middle School, and Southeast High

School came online soon after. As of August 2017, four school based Clubs are operating for the current school year; Daughtrey Elementary; Rogers Garden - Bullock Elementary; Oneco Elementary and Southeast High School.

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Manatee County deliver nationally acclaimed programming designed to help children read at grade

level, annually progress in school and ultimately graduate from high school, while also teaching our members to avoid

unhealthy behaviors such as; criminal activities, early sexual activity and abuse of drugs, alcohol, and tobacco.

In 2018, we offer 59 different programs including; dance, cooking, job skills and homework tutoring.

Over time, the programming offered at our Clubs expanded from sports based programming only for boys to a comprehensive

program of afterschool and summer activities for girls and boys, ages 5 – 17. The slate of programs is constantly changing to

meet the needs and the desires of our members.

 At our clubs, children are in a safe environment where they have fun and get to be kids. They are surrounded by caring adult 

professionals who provide opportunities and inspire hope for their Great Future.

Areas Served
Areas Served
FL- Manatee
Areas Served Comments
Manatee County Florida
Locations of member residences at our Club locations were in the following zip codes:
34203, 34208, 34210, 34221, 33570, 33598, 33610, 34202, 34205, 34207, 34209, 34211, 34212, 34214, 34217, 34219, 34220, 34222, 34228, 34232, 34234, 34235, 34236, 34237, 34241, 34243, 34250, 34264, 34270, 34282, 34286, 34287
Service area includes the cities of Bradenton and Palmetto; the beach communities of Anna Maria Island, Bradenton Beach and Holmes Beach and Lakewood Ranch. 
Service Categories
Primary Org Type Youth Development
Secondary Org Type Youth Development
Tertiary Org Type Youth Development
Statement from the Board Chair/Board President

I am so proud to lead the Boys & Girls Clubs of Manatee County. Each year, our organization serves more than 4,000 youth from ages 5 – 17. Most of our members are from low-income families and each day is a struggle. In these homes, Mom and/or Dad work(s) up to 18 hours a day to provide the basics of life and not much more. Your help, combined with the work of the Clubs, can provide the relationships and support to help achieve Great Futures.

Sometimes success is counted one child at a time.

Can you imagine being in high school and you can’t read? It’s not a case of getting lost in Beowulf or a Shakespearean sonnet, but you literally can’t tell the difference between stop and go. On the written page the letters just run together without any rhyme or reason, without any meaning.

That’s Tanisha’s story. She is a high school senior at the Clubs and up until a year ago, she couldn’t read even the simplest of words. Thanks to her good memory, she made it through each school year. But eventually, her low reading skills were discovered.

Tanisha is a member of the Teen Program at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Manatee County. Because of a program director who is very observant, Tanisha is getting the help she needs each time she attends her Club. She’s undergoing intensive tutoring and in the next few years, she should be reading on an average level.

Things are working out for Tanisha. She doesn’t have to hide her issues; she can work on them at the Club in order to achieve academic goals. Tanisha and the staff have built a rapport and relationship that allows her to think about the future. While college was once somebody else’s dream, now she thinks about higher education for herself and eventually owning a small business.

You can change the equation for others like Tanisha. She isn’t the only member of the Boys & Girls Clubs who has hurdles to overcome. We need the entire community to unite to help youngsters like Tanisha.

We invite you to tour one of our Clubs, volunteer and take part in our special programs and events. Visit our website at to see the latest in news from our Clubs.

Think back on the times when a great relationship might have saved you from making a mistake or worse. Daily, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Manatee County reach youth in our community in order to provide great futures. Make your investment in time, treasure or talent in the Boys & Girls Clubs of Manatee County today.


Best wishes,

Kenneth L. Thomas, CPA

Board Chairman





Statement from the CEO/Executive Director

Boys & Girls Clubs of Manatee County is much more than an out of school time and summer program.  It is THE positive place for kids to develop lifelong friendships, build character and citizenship, enjoy a healthy and active lifestyle, and achieve academic success.  Our keys to success are met by bringing the kids who need us most into an environment where they can have a magical Club experience which then leads towards changing and even saving their lives.  Our Clubs are safe, affordable and FUN for all school-age children.  While we do not define “those that need us most” by socioeconomic terms (since we strongly believe kids from all backgrounds can utilize and benefit from our programs), we ensure that no children are ever turned away for lack of ability to pay. 

As we strive for excellence in all of our Club programs and facilities which currently serve more than 3,500 Manatee County children, we ask for your support to grow and reach even more kids.  As thought leaders and advocates in youth development, our board and staff are committed to making the most impact possible with the resources available to us. We have been working hard to strategically map our growth and outreach efforts for long-term sustainability. Success has been demonstrated by our Club members time and time again - with a 95% on-time graduation rate (versus 80% county-wide) and 93% abstaining from drinking and marijuana use. We are uniquely positioned to bridge the gap between academia and home to reduce dropout rates and crime committed by youth.

According to a 2015 study conducted by the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan, for every dollar invested in Boys & Girls Clubs programming, there is a $9.60 return in economic impact.  In Manatee County, that equates to over $31 million in current and future wages, as well as cost savings to our society.

Please join us by taking a tour, getting involved as a volunteer and/or donor, and spreading the word about our Clubs. Together, we can empower our kids to build a stronger community!

Dawn Stanhope,

Project Learn is composed of the following key components:
  • Power Hour (homework help and tutoring)
  • High-yield learning activities
  • Goal setting & recognition
  • Parent involvement

Homework help daily to Project Learn participants stimulates development of the daily habit of completing homework and class preparation in a safe, quiet space, with staff and volunteer encouragement and tutorial assistance. After a snack, completion of homework is 1st priority, before the youth can participate in other club activities.

High-yield learning activities help Project Learn participants to plan self-directed learning enrichment that focuses on practical application of lessons taught in the classroom
  • Writing activities
  • Leisure reading
  • Discussions with knowledgeable adults
  • Playing games that sharpen cognitive skills
  • TSA (Technology Student Association)

Through Project Learn members receive the recognition they need to build confidence as well as tangible rewards for work well done.
Budget $78,000
Category Youth Development, General/Other Youth Development, General/Other
Program Linked to Organizational Strategy Yes
Population Served K-12 (5-19 years) K-12 (5-19 years) K-12 (5-19 years)
Short Term Success Outcome #1:  85% of participants in Project Learn and attending 3 or more days per week, will report that they were not involved in risky behavior in the past 30 days as measured by a randomly administered Behavioral Survey.
Outcome #1 Indicator:  120 Club Members will report no or minimal use of alcohol, tobacco or drugs in the past 30 days.
Outcome #2:  85% of participants in Project Learn and attending 3 or more days pe week will demonstrate a positive attitude toward school as measured by a randomly administered Behavioral Survey.
Outcome #2 Indicator:  120 Club members will demonstrate a positive attitude toward school.
 ** See A Copy of the Survey on our profile under additional documents.
Long Term Success
The Project Learn model has proven effective for hundreds of children and youth annually. Project Learn provides a multi-faceted after-school opportunity to transform the BGCMC setting into a dynamic arena for educational advancement and to engage children and youth in a diverse compendium of activities to facilitate individual learning. The project is unique in providing participants, teachers, parents and families, and BGCMC staff and volunteers opportunities to develop lasting relationships that promote learning in and out of the classroom setting.

Annually, children and youth served have demonstrated an 80% increase in learning in math and reading. Additionally, youngsters served by Project Learn evidence more control and responsibility for homework AND exhibit less behavioral problems in school.
Program Success Monitoring  

Identify and describe who will be conducting evaluations and why selected

We have selected the Club staff to conduct the evaluations due to their professional educational qualifications.

State how the evaluation will be used to make improvements

Analysis of surveys allows staff to fine-tune and/or revise their methodology used to deliver quality programming to participants.

Program Success Examples A recent success story due to the collaboration of the school staff and our club staff took place in February. A 12 year old Harllee Middle School Student and Boys & Girls Club Member who is currently enrolled in the schools “gifted” program is about to have a dream come true. This young lady entered the contest “Young Innovator” on February 11th, 2011. Out of 400 entries, her innovation was ranked in the top 5. A patent attorney sitting in the audience was so impressed with her fashion innovation that he immediately contacted the Fashion Department at Home Shopping Network (HSN) and set up an interview with their Fashion Merchandise Team.
SMART Moves helps participants to master skills and acquire attitudes that are necessary in order to avoid risk behaviors including premature sexual activity and abuse of alcohol, tobacco, drugs. SMART Moves is delivered through age-specific courses.

Be SMART: training that provides staff and volunteers with an overview of the program.
SMART KIDS: skills development  for boys and girls ages 6 to 9. Focus is self awareness, decision making and interpersonal skills.
Start SMART: A resistance skills program for youth ages 9 to 12  focuses on ways to identify and resist peer, social, and media pressures to use alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs or to become sexually involved.
Stay SMART: A  program for adolescents 13 to 15 teaches resistance skills, stress reduction techniques, communication skills, assertiveness training, and life planning.

Act SMART:  emphasizes sexual abstinence and the avoidance of drugs as the most effective ways to prevent HIV/AIDS transmission and infection.
Budget $82,508
Category Youth Development, General/Other Youth Development, General/Other
Program Linked to Organizational Strategy Yes
Population Served K-12 (5-19 years) K-12 (5-19 years) K-12 (5-19 years)
Short Term Success
Boys & Girls Clubs members are breaking away from obstacles and taking steps toward a great future for themselves and for our Manatee County communities. We are pleased to present  their progress, from our most recent anonymous youth survey,  a sample of 220 of our participants at all locations. Four of every five respondents are of ethnic minority.
96% of youth responding report that they know what to do when someone pressures them to make a bad choice, and 93% of youth report staying out of serious trouble.
94% = I stayed out of fights. 97% = I stayed away from drinking alcohol. 99% = I stayed away from illegal drugs. 98% = I stayed away from smoking. 99% = I stayed away from weapons, like knives and guns.

High school students surveyed recorded 100% positive responses to statements regarding staying away from alcohol, illegal drugs, and smoking.
98% of youth surveyed agreed that “it is important for me to do well at school,” and “I need to finish school to get a good job.”
Long Term Success SMART Moves is a specific curriculum that is nationally recognized as best practice in deterring youth risk behaviors, over both the short and longer term. Young people targeted by SMART Moves are those at highest risk of perpetuating or contributing to the problems indicated by these conditions, either now, or in their future adult lives, or both. As these most at-risk young people engage in the SMART Moves program, they are equipped not only to meet today's challenges, but also to contribute to the stability of our community over the longer term. Each of the above indicators of the problem either improves or is mitigated as at-risk young people acquire the skills, knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors fostered by the dynamic SMART Moves program.
Program Success Monitoring Outcome 1:  85% of participants, ages 6-17, completing a 10 week SMART Moves course, will increase knowledge and understanding of the negative consequences of involvement in risky behaviors.

Outcome #1 Indicator:  800 participants in SMART Moves will report that they have not been involved in risky behavior in the past 30 days.
Outcome Collection Measures:  Pre and Post Tests Methods  (see additioinal documents at the end of our profile)
Outcome #2:  85% of participants, ages 6-17, completing the 10 week SMART Moves course, will affirm that they feel safe at the Club and feel a sense of belonging to the Club.
Outcome #2 Indicator:  800 participants in SMART Moves will affirm that they feel safe at the Club and a sense of belonging to the Club.
Outcome #2 Collection Methods:  Subject Specific Survey
Program Success Examples Proven effectiveness, among high risk young people in Manatee County, is our primary reason for our continued commitment to the SMART Moves program. Of our most recent 149 SMART programming participants: 100% of participants gained and/or retained the types of understanding, knowledge, and risk-behavior-resistance abilities SMART Moves is designed to deliver. A number of participants experienced dramatic gains from the beginning of the curriculum to the end. Not only are these young people now equipped, at the basic level, to resist the negative trends in their neighborhoods, they may help to reverse them. These better-informed young people who are now more highly skilled in resisting substance abuse and premature sexuality have been transformed by SMART Moves magic into positive influences for other young people grappling with similar high risk behaviors.

SMART Moves works!
The CLUB - Teens Only offers a comprehensive, multi-faceted approach to assisting Manatee County teenagers to grapple effectively with tough social problems. The program is intimately consistent with the holistic, positive youth development focus of all BGCMC programs. The goal is to provide timely, responsive, and comprehensive intervention and support services to gear Manatee County teens with what they need when they need it and to build their capacity for problem-solving in both the short term and the longer term.
THE CLUB  offers a variety of BGCMC proven-effective academic enhancement and self-development programs developed especially for teens, ages 12-17. By providing dedicated areas and programming for teens, the teens recognize that they are unique members of BGCMC. This program sets the stage for members' enhanced self-esteem.
Budget $116,145
Category Youth Development, General/Other Youth Development, General/Other
Program Linked to Organizational Strategy Yes
Population Served K-12 (5-19 years) K-12 (5-19 years) K-12 (5-19 years)
Short Term Success
Proven success is at the heart of our rationale for chosen activities and programs of THE CLUB. Because teens ARE unique and because they are perhaps the most high risk population served by BGCMC, available programming is creative, flexible, and extremely responsive to meet the needs and changing interests of teens served. Over the years, BGCMC has often quickly developed supplemental programming to meet the self-directed interests of teens served.
Parent and Caregiver Summer Survey Summary Results:

“Since my son has been here, his attitude is more positive.”
Among the highlights of results of this survey of  parents and caregivers is the 98% positive agreement with the survey statement, “the Club helps my child stay away from dangerous things.”

Parents and caregivers also noted the Boys & Girls Clubs’ impact on their children’s academic success. 95% agree with the statement, “the Club helps my child do better in school.”
Long Term Success BGCMC is proud of all its hard work and exemplary programming to gear children and youth with what they need to succeed. But, over the years, of all its programming for Manatee County children and youth, BGCMC is perhaps proudest of the wonderful impact of some of its teen programming. We have enabled teens to make the transition from rule-breaker to rule-maker, from being a perpetual behavior problem to becoming a peer leader. We have helped teenage girls to expect more from life than raising babies and to seek to achieve a meaningful career. We have been a key factor in teens graduating from school instead of graduating to a career of crime. We have held families together when parental capacities were cracking from the stress of adolescent acting out. We have been there over the long term, hung in when the pressure was toughest, and we have prevailed, for ourselves as a highly effective youth development program. 
Program Success Monitoring
1. A nationally developed  youth development strategy that consists of a menu of dozens of scientifically evaluated and results documented curricula and activities, grouped into five core areas of service.
2. Educated, skilled, caring youth development professionals who receive ongoing training and mentoring to provide the daily caring adult contact every child needs.

Outcome #1:  85% of participants in T, attending 3 or more days per week, will progress in school annually.
Outcome #1 Indicator:  250 teens will progress in school annually.
Outcome #1 Collection Methods:  Official School Reports
Outcome #2:  85% of participants in TEEN Supreme will report no or minimal involvement in risky behavior in the past 30 days.
Outcome #2 Indicator:  200 teen participants in TEEN Supreme will report no or minimal involvement in risky behavior in the past 30 days.
Program Success Examples

Teen Summits are one of our newer program offerings. These Summits, either co-education or gender-specific offer not only our members, but other youth in the community a place to have safe conservations regarding a variety of topics. Issues explored include health and wellness; college; career; positive self-image and positive peers; gang awareness and prevention; valuing differences, relationships and social media.

THE CLUB provides programming that has proven to address complex conditions like these with notable effectiveness, both short-term and enduring. The young people BGCMC targets are those at highest risk of perpetuating or contributing to the problems indicated by these conditions, either now, or in their future adult lives, or both. As these most at-risk teens engage in the individual components and curricula of the nationally proven, holistic Boys & Girls Club youth development strategy, they are empowered not only to meet today's challenges, but also to contribute to the stability of our community over the long term. Each of the above indicators of the problems either improves or is mitigated as at-risk young people engage in the state-of-the-art programming and bond to the culture of high expectations of the program.

Program Comments by Organization Identifying potential partnerships and/or modifying existing relationships. Expanding the role of board members in fundraising to achieve established priorities.
CEO/Executive Director
CEO/Executive Director Ms. Dawn Stanhope
CEO Term Start Sept 2014
CEO/Executive Director Email

Dawn Stanhope has more than twenty-one years of non-profit experience in a variety of industries including healthcare, housing and hospitality. As the  President for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Manatee County, she seeks to inspire those around her to take action to ensure that kids have the opportunity for a great future that is full of possibilities.

Prior to joining the Boys & Girls Club movement, Dawn was the Executive Director for David’s House, a home-away-from-home for families with children needing medical treatment at the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire. With Dawn’s leadership, the organization completed a highly successful capital campaign and doubled their net assets while increasing their capacity to handle the demands for service.

From 1997 – 2005, Dawn was the Deputy Director for Operations for Manchester Neighborhood Housing Services, a leading affordable housing developer in the state of New Hampshire. Her strong financial acumen and systems-thinking approach guided the organization in developing several new approaches to their work as well as opening doors to additional capital. Prior to Manchester NHS, Dawn worked for Catholic Medical Center as an accounting analyst.

Dawn’s passion for supporting children has been evident with her fifteen year involvement as a member of Kiwanis, an international organization which seeks to change the world by serving children, one child and one community at a time. She has served in every executive leadership role, most recently as Treasurer and Secretary of the Upper Valley Club.

Dawn has been a panelist for the Healthcare Hospitality Network and NeighborWorks America. She holds a Master’s Degree in Community Economic Development from Southern New Hampshire University, and currently lives in Bradenton with her husband, Bob. They have two grown children and enjoy traveling and going to live music shows.

Former CEOs/Executive Directors
Marc Dosogne Jan 2013 - Aug 2014
Carl Douglas Weeks Aug 2000 - Sept 2012
Senior Staff
Ms. Francine Diemer Chief Development Officer
Ms. Catrese Estes Driector of Program Services
Mr. James Wismer Vice President of Finance
Ms. Beth Work Chief Operations Officer
Staff & Volunteer Statistics
Full Time Staff 21
Part Time Staff 88
Staff Retention Rate % 81
Professional Development Yes
Contractors 1
Volunteers 366
Management Reports to Board Yes
CEO/Executive Director Formal Evaluation Yes
Senior Management Formal Evaluation Yes
Non-Management Formal Evaluation Yes

  • Manatee County Substance Abuse Coalition (MCSAC)
  • SafeKids Coalition
  • Law enforcement agencies
  • Juvenile Justice System
  • School District of Manatee County: individual school referrals from counselors, teachers and principals; partnerships for five school-based Clubs; Project Learn emphasis for youth from Title 1 and underperforming schools; Teenage Pregnancy Prevention Specialists with the It’s yoUR Choice Program; Healthy Teens Program
  • Collaboration/referrals: Early Learning Coalition; Family Resource Center; Centerstone; Legal Services; HOPE Family Services; Manatee County Health Department
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters: linking youth with adult mentors
  • Manatee County Pregnancy Prevention Task Force
  • Manatee Regional Juvenile Detention Center: Gang Prevention Taskforce
  • Various government agencies and other municipal, county and community/civic agencies
  • Faith-based organizations
  • Big Brothers, Big Sisters
  • YMCA, Prodigy and Amer-I-Can
  • Anna Maria Island Community Center
  • Just for Girls
  • Tallevast Community Center
  • Myakka Community Center 
  • PACE Center for Girls
  • PAL
  • Publix
  • Bradenton Herald
  • Manatee Players
  • Visible Men Academy
  • St. Stephen's Episcopal School
  • Minding Your Mind/Roskamp Foundation
  • MTC
  • IMG Academy
  • All Children's Hospital
  • Junior Achievement
  • United Way
United Way Member Agency
Affiliate/Chapter of National Organization
AFP (Association of Fundraising Professionals)
Manatee Chamber of Commerce
Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance
Southwest Florida Planned Giving Council
External Assessments and Accreditations
Awards & Recognition
Gold AwardUnited Way 2011
Favorite Youth OrganizationBradenton Herald 2013
Gateway to Impact Award for increased Average Daily Attendance of membersBoys & Girls Clubs of America 2011
Program Award for Program Excellence – Harllee Career CampBoys & Girls Clubs of Florida2013
Leadership Award – High Performance Board Team AwardBoys & Girls Clubs Area Council 2010
Lighthouse Beam Safety AwardBB&T 2012
Lighthouse Beam Safety AwardBB&T2013
Lighthouse Beam Safety AwardBB&T2014
Small Business of the Year Awards/Finalist/ Non-ProfitManatee Chamber of Commerce2017
Civic Partner of the YearManatee Chamber/School District of Manatee County2017
Good Things Come in Big Packages, Too/FinalistManatee Chamber/School District of Manatee County2017
Business Coordinator of the Year/Dawn Stanhope/FinalistManatee Chamber/School District of Manatee County2017
Risk Management Provisions
Automobile Insurance and Umbrella or Excess Insurance
Directors and Officers Policy
Special Event Liability
Risk Management Provisions
Government Licenses
Organization Licensed by the Government No
Fundraising Plan Yes
Communication Plan No
Strategic Plan Yes
Strategic Plan Years 3
Strategic Plan Adopted Feb 2017
Management Succession Plan Yes
Continuity of Operations Plan Yes
Nondiscrimination Policy Yes
Whistle Blower Policy Yes
Document Destruction Policy Yes
Directors and Officers Insurance Policy No
Policies and Procedures Yes
Management Comments by Organization We live in a constantly changing environment and the needs and interests of our Club members also change rapidly. We must remain relevant to their world in order to provide the best possible guidance, support and mentorship possible. Kids vote with their feet, therefore we need to give them a good reason to join and continue to participate in the Boys & Girls Club throughout their school years. While this can seem daunting at times, we have a highly creative and adaptive group of professionals working together with our kids to ensure that we are listening to and addressing their concerns and expanding their horizons - believing in them and encouraging them to set personal goals and work hard to achieve them. We are fortunate to have access to world-class programming with proven outcomes through Boys & Girls Clubs of America as well as other external resources. We are given the autonomy to innovate and create, piloting new efforts and inviting others to help our kids succeed. However, we cannot do it alone. We rely on many others - donors, volunteers, community agencies, public and private partnerships, schools - just to name a few. Our success is directly related to being able to tap into those resources, bring them together, and execute with precision and high-quality in order to create the impact we so desire. We are up for the challenges that lie ahead and optimistic for what the future holds for our young people. We have a duty and an obligation to them and will not let them falter. 
Other Documents
Other Document 2
Gift Acceptance Policy
Board Chair
Board Chair Kenneth Thomas
Company Affiliation Certified Public Accountant
Board Term Jan 2017 to Dec 2018
Board Chair Email
Board Members
Board Members
Austin Boyd Boyd Investments & Insurance
Dwayne Dennison Manatee County Sheriff's Office
Omar Edwards Manatee Technical College
Rich Fredd McIntyre Elwell & Strammer General Contractors, Inc.
Manson George Manson Roofing
Kevin Henault Veteran Air Conditioning
Ross Hodges First Bank of Manatee
Clayton Johnson Manasota Commercial Construction
Robert Koski Community Volunteer
Michael Moschella Hancock Bank
Thomas A Moseley Thomas A Moseley Chartered Inc, PA
Frank Santora Regions Bank
Kenneth Thomas Mauldin & Jenkins CPA's
Becky Turner Taylor & Fulton Packing
Constituency Includes Client Representation Yes
Board Ethnicity
African American/Black 1
Asian American/Pacific Islander 0
Caucasian 12
Hispanic/Latino 0
Native American/American Indian 0
Other 0 0
Board Gender
Male 12
Female 1
Unspecified 0
Board Term Lengths 3
Board Term Limits 2
Board Orientation Yes
Number of Full Board Meetings Annually 9
Board Meeting Attendance % 70
Board Self-Evaluation Yes
Written Board Selection Criteria Yes
Board Conflict of Interest Policy Yes
% of Board Making Monetary Contributions 100
% of Board Making In-Kind Contributions 80
Standing Committees
Board Governance
Governance Comments by Organization

It is both an honor and a privilege to serve as the current Chairman of Governance for the Board of Directors of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Manatee County. The Boys and Girls Club of Manatee County, founded in 1946, provides a rich history for thousands and thousands of young people that have walked through those blue doors. With this great history also comes great responsibility. A responsibility that we have remained steadfast in for over 70 years: to provide an opportunity, no matter their background, to every boy and girl in our community to grow up and reach their fullest potential. Through the generations different challenges have come and gone, but our responsibility to be here for the young people of this community has always been the same. Today, that responsibility is as great as it has ever been. We live in a world where connectivity is at an all-time high, yet it is increasingly more difficult to make those meaningful, impactful and life-long connections. With the continued help and support of this community, we can continue to provide a safe place for our young people to learn and grow. We can give them hope and opportunity, while helping build character. We can foster an environment where academic success and healthy lifestyles are achieved. Most importantly, we can nurture meaningful relationships with our boys and girls of this community, so that they can continue to develop into wonderful citizens and future leaders of this county and beyond. We thank you for your interest in the Boys and Girls Clubs of Manatee County, and we sincerely appreciate both your time and financial resources that make this opportunity a possibility.

With Warm Regards,

Austin H. Boyd

Vice Chairman of Governance

Boys & Girls Club of Manatee County

Current Year Projections
Tax Year Start Month Jan
Tax Year Start Day 01
Tax Year Begins 2018
Tax Year End Month Dec
Tax Year End Day 31
Tax Year Ends 2018
Projected Revenue $3,354,541.00
Projected Expenses $3,349,497.00
Total Projected Revenue includes "in-kind" contributions/ donations No
Organization has Endowment Yes
Endowment Value $267,356.00
Endowment Spending Policy Percentage
Capital Campaign
Currently In a Capital Campaign Yes
Anticipate Campaign within 5 years? Yes
Campaign Purpose To rebuild the DeSoto Club which has become functionally obsolete after 51 years of service. Increase capacity from 230 kids daily to 600 daily. Groundbreaking set for spring 2018. Campaign goal is $7.5 million. 
Campaign Goal $7,500,000.00
Campaign Dates Mar 2016 to Mar 2018
Amount Raised To Date 5700000 as of Jan 2018
Financial Review
Revenue SourcesHelpThe financial analysis involves a comparison of the IRS Form 990 and the audit report (when available) and revenue sources may not sum to total based on reconciliation differences. Revenue from foundations and corporations may include individual contributions when not itemized separately.
Fiscal Year201620152014
Foundation and
Corporation Contributions
Government Contributions$1,141,638$1,254,539$1,152,073
Individual Contributions$3,441,945$634,923$1,949,131
Investment Income, Net of Losses$18,135$23,909$1,281
Membership Dues$3,600$4,000$5,200
Special Events$84,216$96,574$68,976
Revenue In-Kind$0$0$0
Expense Allocation
Fiscal Year201620152014
Program Expense$2,613,432$2,749,347$2,575,088
Administration Expense$294,748$302,442$277,658
Fundraising Expense$345,281$313,294$203,609
Payments to Affiliates$11,140$10,643$10,643
Total Revenue/Total Expenses1.800.931.38
Program Expense/Total Expenses80%82%84%
Fundraising Expense/Contributed Revenue6%11%5%
Assets and Liabilities
Fiscal Year201620152014
Total Assets$20,175,211$17,425,830$18,445,502
Current Assets$4,637,049$1,068,990$1,882,083
Long-Term Liabilities$0$0$0
Current Liabilities$413,482$274,563$427,704
Total Net Assets$19,761,729$17,151,267$18,017,798
Top Funding Sources
Fiscal Year201620152014
Top Funding Source & Dollar AmountContributions, gifts, grants $3,441,945Government Grants - Unspecified $1,254,539Contributions, gifts, grants $1,949,131
Second Highest Funding Source & Dollar AmountGovernment Grants - Unspecified $1,141,638Contributions, gifts, grants $634,923Government Grants - Local $1,152,073
Third Highest Funding Source & Dollar AmountCorporate and Foundation Support $898,200Related Organizations $895,000Foundation & Corporate Support $784,596
CEO/Executive Director Compensation $100,001 - $125,000
Tax Credits No
Short Term Solvency
Fiscal Year201620152014
Current Ratio: Current Assets/Current Liabilities11.213.894.40
Long Term Solvency
Fiscal Year201620152014
Long-Term Liabilities/Total Assets0%0%0%
Financials Comments
Financial Comments by Organization

Financial Comments by Foundation Financial figures taken from 990.  Federal 990s and audits are reconciled.
Nonprofit Boys & Girls Clubs of Manatee County Inc
Address 1215 Manatee Ave W
Suite 200
Bradenton, FL 34206
Phone 941 761-2582