Foundation Contacts

BSA National Service Center Contacts


General questions, 972-580-2000

Parent and volunteer inquiries, 972-580-2489

Estate planning and major gift inquiries, 972-580-2219


General questions,

Members of the media seeking public relations,

Non-media Questions

NESA, Scouting Alumni Association,

Online training and registration, website issues,

Youth protection,

Foundation Contacts

For estate planning, property gifts, and other major gift questions, click here.

Foundation Governance

Eight Board of Directors, 36 Foundation Advisory Committee members (Eight Scout executives and four regional endowment chairmen also serve as ex officio committee members.)

Corporate trustee and investment manager

State Street Global Advisors, Boston, Massachusetts

Legal status

District of Columbia nonprofit corporation, with principal place of business in Irving, Texas.

Date incorporated

The National BSA Foundation was originally recognized as a tax exempt supporting organization of the Boy Scouts of America in February 1997. The IRS approved its conversion to a public charity under IRC Section 501(c)(3) under a letter of determination dated March 19, 2007.

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