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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast

Little moments. Big magic.

95.14

1000 South Tamiami Trail Suite C
Venice, FL 34285
tel: (941) 488-4009   Web Site
EIN: 59-1361826

Board Leadership
Don Patterson
Board Chair

CEO
Joy Mahler
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.14
  Financial 94.42
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 08/03/2021 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since its inception in 1968, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast has grown from a small volunteer organization to its position today as the leading youth mentoring organization in Southwest Florida, with a history of serving more than 22,000 children and youth. Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast serves children and youth in schools and community locations throughout the Gulf Coast of Florida, including Sarasota, Manatee, DeSoto, Hardee, Highlands and West Charlotte Counties. We help children reach their potential through professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationships with measurable impact.

Since its inception in 1968, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast has grown from a small volunteer organization to its position today as the leading youth mentoring organization in Southwest Florida, with a history of serving more than 22,000 children and youth. Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast serves children and youth in schools and community locations throughout the Gulf Coast of Florida, including Sarasota, Manatee, DeSoto, Hardee, Highlands and West Charlotte Counties. We help children reach their potential through professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationships with measurable impact.

Financial

94.42

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 08/03/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
95.0%
  Administrative Expenses 4.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.53
  Program Expenses Growth 8.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast (FL) 95.14
Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lowell (MA) 85.14
Boy Scouts of America, Heart of America Council (MO) 88.29
Nantucket Boys & Girls Club (MA) 91.07
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale (AZ) 89.52

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,706,220
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,184,979
Total Contributions $2,891,199
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,891,199
   Other Revenue $492,632
TOTAL REVENUE $3,383,831
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,028,536
   Administrative Expenses $147,108
   Fundraising Expenses $12,829
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,188,473
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $195,358
   
Net Assets $1,566,174

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
Mentoring $3,028,536 100.0%

Ratings History
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-06 08/03/2021 95.14
2019-06 06/01/2020 91.39
2018-06 07/01/2019 92.48
2017-06 06/01/2018 88.12
2016-06 06/01/2017 90.58
2015-06 06/01/2016 90.58
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 90.33
2013-06 04/01/2014 95.13
2012-06 04/01/2013 87.31
2011-06 03/01/2012 82.77
2010-06 09/20/2011 83.33
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 75.35
2009-06 08/01/2010 92.89
2008-06 08/01/2009 94.33
2007-06 09/01/2008 94.15
2006-06 05/01/2007 94.31
2005-06 06/01/2006 92.56
2004-06 03/01/2006 91.61

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

EIN 59-1361826
Name in IRS Master File BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF THE SUN COAST INC
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 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 April, 1978
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$124,863 3.91% Joy Mahler President, CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast (FL) 95.14
Friends of the Children - Seattle (WA) 88.26
Boys & Girls Clubs of Ada County (ID) 91.47
Action for Healthy Kids (IL) 85.20
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley (AZ) 86.92

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Charity Contact Info

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast
1000 South Tamiami Trail
Suite C
Venice, FL 34285
tel: (941) 488-4009
fax: (941) 485-0604
EIN: 59-1361826

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Board Leadership

Don Patterson
Board Chair

CEO

Joy Mahler
President, CEO

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