Assisted by their families, members pay from their personal savings and participation in money-earning projects. Members buy their own uniforms, handbooks, personal equipment, and activity fees.
Weekly, monthly, or annual dues and funds from money-earning projects meet expenses for supplies, equipment, and activities. These monies also pay for registration fees, Boys Life subscriptions, awards and recognitions, special activities, and program materials.
Chartered organizations provide meeting space, and adult leadership to Scouting units. Businesses and organizations like the United Way support the local council with Friends of Scouting contributions, and participation in award dinners, golf tournaments, and other special events.
The Nashua Valley Council, Boy Scouts of America is a registered 501c3 not-for-profit corporation. Financial support for our youth programs come from from five primary sources: