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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Big Oak Ranch

A Christian home for children needing a chance

92.20

6000 Shelley Drive Springville, AL 35146
tel: (205) 467-6226   Web Site
EIN: 23-7413017

Board Leadership
Craig Beatty
Chair

CEO
Brodie Croyle
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.20
  Financial 99.34
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00
This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

99.34

Accountability & Transparency

89.00

This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
82.7%
  Administrative Expenses 11.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.93
  Program Expenses Growth 9.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.6%
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) 92.20
Christ's Haven for Children (TX) 86.79
Southeastern Children's Home (SC) 91.82
YouthCare (WA) 93.68
New England Kurn Hattin Homes (VT) 91.84

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $10,890,064
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $363,898
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $11,253,962
   Program Service Revenue $193,252
Total Primary Revenue $11,447,214
   Other Revenue $1,340,711
TOTAL REVENUE $12,787,925
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,233,690
   Administrative Expenses $1,028,188
   Fundraising Expenses $655,949
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,917,827
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,870,098
   
Net Assets $49,557,783

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 $8,233,690 100.0%

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

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 09/01/2021 92.20
2018-12 12/01/2019 95.01
2017-12 12/21/2018 94.90
2016-12 03/01/2018 94.70
2015-12 02/01/2017 89.88
2014-12 06/01/2016 86.49
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 86.35
2013-12 06/01/2015 82.82
2012-12 02/01/2014 87.30

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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$199,676 2.01% J. Brodie Croyle Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$157,800 1.59% John Croyle Founder

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Big Oak Ranch (AL) 92.20
A Chance In Life (NY) 100.00
Covenant House Texas (TX) 95.05
Covenant House Michigan (MI) 96.10
StandUp for Kids (GA) 94.31

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Charity Contact Info

Big Oak Ranch
6000 Shelley Drive
Springville, AL 35146
tel: (205) 467-6226
fax: (205) 467-6206
EIN: 23-7413017

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Board Leadership

Craig Beatty
Chair

CEO

Brodie Croyle
Executive Director

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