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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles

Empowering youth to dream big

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three stars

86.66

3150 North San Fernando Road, Suite C Los Angeles, CA 90065
tel: (213) 213-2400   Web Site
EIN: 95-1904857

Board Leadership
Laura Lizer
Chair

CEO
Josh Ciszek
Chief Operating Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.66 three stars
  Financial 88.57 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 2001, every year, BBBSLA impacts more 1,500 youth through five unique mentoring programs that serve children and youth in their communities, schools, and in the workplace. By building a strong, one-to-one and professionally-supported mentoring relationship to serve as a foundation for transformative impact and life skills learning, BBBSLA's innovative approaches to expanding mentoring opportunities help to close both the achievement and opportunity gaps that exist for too many underserved children and youth.

Founded in 2001, every year, BBBSLA impacts more 1,500 youth through five unique mentoring programs that serve children and youth in their communities, schools, and in the workplace. By building a strong, one-to-one and professionally-supported mentoring relationship to serve as a foundation for transformative impact and life skills learning, BBBSLA's innovative approaches to expanding mentoring opportunities help to close both the achievement and opportunity gaps that exist for too many underserved children and youth.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2017
Number children performing average or above average academically
98
Number of children who have the skills necessary to maintain personal health
90
Number of children able to exercise appropriate control in independent and group activities
90
Number of students showing improvement in test scores
80
This impact information is current as of March 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

88.57

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
80.0%
  Administrative Expenses 6.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.72
  Program Expenses Growth 11.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles (CA) 86.66 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Capitol Area Council (TX) 94.03 four stars
National FFA Foundation (IN) 85.13 three stars
Police Athletic League of Philadelphia (PA) 87.25 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Northern New Jersey Council (NJ) 87.47 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,504,784
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $11,214
   Fundraising Events $754,125
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,270,123
   Program Service Revenue $28,061
Total Primary Revenue $3,298,184
   Other Revenue $494,783
TOTAL REVENUE $3,792,967
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,091,872
   Administrative Expenses $129,533
   Fundraising Expenses $548,380
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,769,785
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $23,182
   
Net Assets $3,952,909

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Mentoring Programs $3,091,872 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 12/21/2018 86.66 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 88.61 three stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 89.93 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 88.09 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 91.15 four stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 95-1904857
Name in IRS Master File BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF GREATER LOS ANGELES INC
NTEE Code O23
NTEE Classification Boys and Girls Clubs (Combined)
NTEE Type Youth Development
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (328) Combat juvenile delinquency
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date June, 1956
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$204,066 5.41% Tiffany A. Siart President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles (CA) 86.66 three stars
Brigade Boys & Girls Club (NC) 92.21 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest Washington (WA) 91.51 four stars
Boy Scouts of America, Middle Tennessee Council (TN) 87.05 three stars
Boys & Girls Club of Burlington (VT) 90.42 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles
3150 North San Fernando Road, Suite C
Los Angeles, CA 90065
tel: (213) 213-2400
fax: (213) 481-1148
EIN: 95-1904857

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Board Leadership

Laura Lizer
Chair

CEO

Josh Ciszek
Chief Operating Officer

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