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    BridgeWays Alabama

    BridgeWays Alabama


    ...Is this your nonprofit?

    ...501(c)(3) organization

    ...Donations are tax-deductible


    ...120 OXMOOR BLVD STE 120
    Homewood AL 35209-5921


    Homewood AL | IRS ruling year: 2020 | EIN: 63-0498347  


    BridgeWays teaches young people in grades 5K - 12 the interpersonal and soft skills now known as Social Emotional Intelligence: Specifically, the core values of kindness, caring, and respect for every individual's intrinsic value as a human being - including themselves.

    We also offer career mentoring and experiential learning, opening young eyes to the possibilities life offers - as well as achievable paths to success.

    At the same time, BridgeWays supports educators and parents at their individual points of need - which often includes helping them identify those needs, then tailoring programs to meet them.

    In short, we listen, we hear, and we accommodate.

    By instilling a genuine sense of hope, purpose and self-worth, BridgeWays connects young people to their peers, their schools and their families - and ultimately, to their potential as responsible, contributing citizens of their communities.


    Rating Information


    This charity's score is 88%, 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: 95% Accountability & Finance, 5% Culture & Community. Learn more about our criteria and methodology.

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     Important note on the timeliness of ratings

    The IRS is significantly delayed in processing nonprofits' annual tax filings (Forms 990). As a result, the Accountability & Finance score for BridgeWays Alabama is outdated and the overall rating may not be representative of its current operations. Please check with the charity directly for any questions you may have.

    Rating Report

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


    Accountability & Finance


    BridgeWays Alabama has earned a 87% 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 2019, 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 - 2.50% - 10/10 pts
    ...Working Capital Ratio - 1.34 years - 10/10 pts
    ...Fundraising Efficiency - $0.03 - 10/10 pts
    ...Administrative Expense Ratio - 18.50% - 7.5/10 pts
    ...Fundraising Expense Ratio - 3.30% - 10/10 pts
    ...Program Expense Ratio - 78.10% - 8.02/10 pts
    ...Program Expense Growth - -1.94% - 0/10 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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