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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Big Oak Ranch

A Christian home for children needing a chance

four stars

95.01

P.O. Box 507 Springville, AL 35146
tel: (205) 467-6226   Web Site
EIN: 23-7413017

Board Leadership
Richard Grimes
Chair

CEO
Brodie Croyle
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.01 four stars
  Financial 99.11 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Big Oak Ranch is a Christian home for children needing a chance. Because that's what we offer: a chance. To find a normal life. To find God's love. To find that we are all more than our circumstances: we are what we have the strength to become.

Big Oak Ranch is a Christian home for children needing a chance. Because that's what we offer: a chance. To find a normal life. To find God's love. To find that we are all more than our circumstances: we are what we have the strength to become.

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Financial

four stars

99.11

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
81.9%
  Administrative Expenses 12.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.64
  Program Expenses Growth 9.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Big Oak Ranch on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Big Oak Ranch on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Big Oak Ranch (AL) 95.01 four stars
New England Kurn Hattin Homes (VT) 91.51 four stars
Epworth Children's Home (SC) 94.72 four stars
ImpactIsrael (MD) 92.92 four stars
Our Little Haven (MO) 95.16 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $11,602,284
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $539,463
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $12,141,747
   Program Service Revenue $131,488
Total Primary Revenue $12,273,235
   Other Revenue $2,005,083
TOTAL REVENUE $14,278,318
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,331,315
   Administrative Expenses $1,150,354
   Fundraising Expenses $484,106
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,965,775
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $5,312,543
   
Net Assets $43,550,518

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
Boys Ranch Operations $7,331,315 100.0%

Ratings History
Big Oak Ranch has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 12/01/2019 95.01 four stars
2017-12 12/21/2018 94.90 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 94.70 four stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 89.88 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 86.49 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 86.35 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 82.82 three stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 87.30 three 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 23-7413017
Name in IRS Master File BIG OAK RANCH INC
NTEE Code P73
NTEE Classification Group Home (Long Term)
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (326) Care and housing of children (orphanage, etc)
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 May, 1978
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
$167,219 1.86% J. Brodie Croyle Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$159,739 1.78% John Croyle Founder

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Big Oak Ranch (AL) 95.01 four stars
Covenant House Texas (TX) 90.58 four stars
Crossroads Safehouse (CO) 87.33 three stars
ImpactIsrael (MD) 92.92 four stars
Bethel Bible Village (TN) 92.20 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Big Oak Ranch
P.O. Box 507
Springville, AL 35146
tel: (205) 467-6226
fax: (205) 467-6206
EIN: 23-7413017

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Board Leadership

Richard Grimes
Chair

CEO

Brodie Croyle
Executive Director

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