Scouting makes a direct and positive impact on your community by teaching positive values and leadership skills to youth. Join other individuals, corporations, and foundations who support Scouting’s mission by becoming a Friend of Scouting!.
Financial resources for thecouncil come from an annual Friends of Scouting campaign, local United Ways, foundation grants, special events, project sales, investment income, trust funds, bequests, and gifts of real and personal property.
These funds provide for professional staff supervision, organization of new Scouting units, service for existing units, training of volunteer leaders, and maintenance of council camps. They also finance the operation of the local council service center, where volunteer leaders can obtain literature, insignia, advancement badges, and other items vital to the program. In addition, the service center maintains advancement and membership records.
The best way to support the Boy Scouts of America financially is by making a contribution directly to the local council that serves your community. This secure web site enables you to make a contribution online via major credit card, check, or PayPal, or you can print a form to send a contribution by mail.