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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sound

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four stars

91.64

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

Board Leadership
Chelsey Owen
Chair

CEO
Louis Garcia
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.64 four stars
  Financial 88.19 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1957, Big Brothers Big Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sound creates and supports 1-to-1 mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth. 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 2400 mentors and youth each year, 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 creates and supports 1-to-1 mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth. 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 2400 mentors and youth each year, building strong and supportive relationships to foster change in each person, family, and community.

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Financial

three stars

88.19

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
75.1%
  Administrative Expenses 12.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.60
  Program Expenses Growth 6.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.2%
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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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sound (WA) 91.64 four stars
Emerald Youth Foundation (TN) 90.73 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee (TN) 95.73 four stars
Boys & Girls Club of Mercer County (NJ) 94.05 four stars
The Indiana Youth Institute (IN) 87.35 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,353,325
   Federated Campaigns $150,000
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $721,139
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $153,849
Total Contributions $2,378,313
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,378,313
   Other Revenue $166,045
TOTAL REVENUE $2,544,358
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,735,716
   Administrative Expenses $259,601
   Fundraising Expenses $287,630
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,282,947
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $261,411
   
Net Assets $3,336,186

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 $1,735,716 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 04/01/2019 91.64 four stars
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 August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$130,672 5.72% Louis Garcia President & CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sound (WA) 91.64 four stars
Boy Scouts of America, Heart of Virginia Council (VA) 87.51 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, National Capital Area Council (MD) 96.17 four stars
Girl Scouts of North-Central Alabama (AL) 90.71 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Tucson (AZ) 90.61 four stars

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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

Chelsey Owen
Chair

CEO

Louis Garcia
President & CEO

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