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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sound

Inspire a Child to Dream Big

three stars

85.58

1600 South Graham Street Seattle, WA 98108
tel: (877) 700-2447   Web Site
EIN: 91-0673185

Board Leadership
Curtis Kopf
Chair

CEO
Louis Garcia
President, CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.58 three stars
  Financial 79.61 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1957, Big Brothers Big Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sound provides children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1-to-1 mentoring relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. We work with children who deal with all kinds of challenges, including poverty, family instability, and marginalization. Big Brothers Big Sisters directly serves more than 2300 mentors and youth, building strong and supportive relationships to foster change in each person, family, and community.

Founded in 1957, Big Brothers Big Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sound provides children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1-to-1 mentoring relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. We work with children who deal with all kinds of challenges, including poverty, family instability, and marginalization. Big Brothers Big Sisters directly serves more than 2300 mentors and youth, building strong and supportive relationships to foster change in each person, family, and community.

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Financial

two stars

79.61

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
74.9%
  Administrative Expenses 13.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.57
  Program Expenses Growth -2.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sound on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sound on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sound (WA) 85.58 three stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,318,046
   Federated Campaigns $50,000
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $712,217
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $161,359
Total Contributions $2,241,622
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,241,622
   Other Revenue $125,525
TOTAL REVENUE $2,367,147
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,524,032
   Administrative Expenses $243,812
   Fundraising Expenses $291,765
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,059,609
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $307,538
   
Net Assets $3,070,828

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
One-to-one mentoring program $1,524,032 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 06/01/2018 85.58 three stars
2015-12 12/01/2017 91.06 four stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 89.78 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.66 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 03/01/2016 85.42 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 85.15 three stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 85.90 three stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 89.96 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 88.77 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 82.55 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/01/2010 71.38 two stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 85.30 three stars
2007-12 12/17/2008 90.61 four stars
2006-12 05/01/2008 92.84 four stars
2005-12 08/01/2007 75.89 two 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 91-0673185
Name in IRS Master File BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF PUGET SOUND
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (349) Other youth organization or activities
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 March, 1959
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$129,423 6.28% Louis Garcia President & CEO

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Charity Contact Info

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sound
1600 South Graham Street
Seattle, WA 98108
tel: (877) 700-2447
fax: (206) 763-8748
EIN: 91-0673185

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Board Leadership

Curtis Kopf
Chair

CEO

Louis Garcia
President, CEO

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