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    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Carolinas

    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Carolinas


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    ...501(c)(3) organization

    ...Donations are tax-deductible


    Charlotte NC 28205-7383


    Charlotte NC | IRS ruling year: 2001 | EIN: 56-2264009  


    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Carolinas (BBBSCC) helps more than 1,500 children each year through professionally supported, one-on-one mentoring relationships with caring adult volunteers. BBBSCC serves children in Mecklenburg, Cabarrus and York counties

    BBBSCC offers a variety of programs that provide one-to-one mentoring to children from kindergarten through high school. Our largest group of matches are "community-based." Our site-based programs include workplace and school-based mentoring, targeting specific age groups and stages of academic development.

    Children who are mentored by a Big Brother or Big Sister are less likely to engage in risky behaviors and more likely to graduate from high school. 99% of our "Littles" avoided the juvenile justice system in 2016-17.


    Rating Information


    This charity's score is 77%, earning it a Three-Star rating. If this organization aligns with your passions and values, you can give with confidence.

    This overall score is calculated from multiple beacon scores: 90% Accountability & Finance, 10% Culture & Community. Learn more about our criteria and methodology.

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    Rating Report

    • Impact & Results
    • Accountability & Finance
    • Culture & Community
    • Leadership & Adaptability
    Accountability & Finance
    Impact & ResultsAccountability & FinanceCulture & CommunityLeadership & Adaptability


    Accountability & Finance


    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Carolinas has earned a 74% for the Accountability & Finance beacon. See the metrics below for more information.

    This beacon provides an assessment of a charity's financial health (financial efficiency, sustainability, and trustworthiness) and its commitment to governance practices and policies.

    This Accountability & Finance score represents IRS Form 990 data up until FY 2020, which is the most recent Form 990 currently available to us. 

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    Accountability and Transparency
    ...Full Credit
    ...Partial Credit
    ...No Credit
    ...Not Applicable

    Financial Metrics
    ...Full Credit
    ...Partial Credit
    ...No Credit
    ...Not Applicable
    ...Liabilities to Assets Ratio - 44.30% - 2.5/10 pts
    ...Working Capital Ratio - 0.40 years - 5/10 pts
    ...Fundraising Efficiency - $0.23 - 5/10 pts
    ...Administrative Expense Ratio - 10.50% - 10/10 pts
    ...Fundraising Expense Ratio - 19.20% - 5/10 pts
    ...Program Expense Ratio - 70.19% - 5.77/10 pts
    ...Program Expense Growth - -0.56% - 1.44/10 pts

    Unscored Information

    Total Revenue and Expenses - Data Available
    Salary of Key Persons - Data Available
    IRS Published Data (Business Master File) - Data Available
    Data Sources (IRS Forms 990) - Data Available

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