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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami, Inc.

Igniting BIG potential.

four stars

90.63

550 Northwest 42nd Avenue Miami, FL 33126
tel: (305) 644-0066   Web Site
EIN: 59-6166904

Board Leadership
Rick Beasley
Chairman

CEO
Gale Nelson
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.63 four stars
  Financial 86.76 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

All youth have the ability to do BIG things. That is why Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami (BBBSM) works toward the mission of providing children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. With a vision that all children achieve success in life, BBBSM ignites the potential within each and every child and advocates for them to explore the endless possibilities of what they can accomplish.

Since 1958, BBBSM has been South Florida's premier mentoring organization, defending the potential of future leaders in the community by matching at-risk youth (Littles) with committed adult mentors (Bigs). These relationships - strategically matched based on Littles' needs and Bigs' backgrounds and skills, as well as common interests, aspirations, and personalities - empower Littles to achieve success in life and become productive members of the community.

All youth have the ability to do BIG things. That is why Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami (BBBSM) works toward the mission of providing children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. With a vision that all children achieve success in life, BBBSM ignites the potential within each and every child and advocates for them to explore the endless possibilities of what they can accomplish.

Since 1958, BBBSM has been South Florida's premier mentoring organization, defending the potential of future leaders in the community by matching at-risk youth (Littles) with committed adult mentors (Bigs). These relationships - strategically matched based on Littles' needs and Bigs' backgrounds and skills, as well as common interests, aspirations, and personalities - empower Littles to achieve success in life and become productive members of the community.

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Financial

three stars

86.76

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
83.4%
  Administrative Expenses 8.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.52
  Program Expenses Growth 2.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 27.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami, Inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami, Inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami, Inc. (FL) 90.63 four stars
Royal Family Kids (CA) 94.32 four stars
Emily K Center (NC) 91.11 four stars
Boys & Girls Club of South Central Kansas (KS) 86.67 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Thurston County (WA) 88.95 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,806,790
   Federated Campaigns $1,084,873
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,343,076
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $893,358
Total Contributions $5,128,097
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $5,128,097
   Other Revenue $67,278
TOTAL REVENUE $5,195,375
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,383,269
   Administrative Expenses $259,622
   Fundraising Expenses $556,605
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,199,496
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-4,121
   
Net Assets $2,431,306

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
Transformative Youth Mentoring $4,383,269 100.0%

Ratings History
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami, Inc. has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 07/01/2019 90.63 four stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 91.93 four stars
2016-06 05/01/2018 89.60 three stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 88.48 three stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 96.46 four stars
2014-06 07/01/2016 92.38 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 89.48 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 91.03 four stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 91.76 four stars
2012-06 06/01/2014 89.54 three stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 86.91 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 86.28 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 05/01/2011 83.66 three stars
2009-06 07/01/2010 88.06 three stars
2008-06 05/01/2009 87.80 three stars
2007-06 05/01/2008 90.65 four stars
2006-06 05/01/2007 91.25 four stars
2005-06 05/01/2006 86.95 three stars
2004-06 03/01/2006 87.79 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 59-6166904
Name in IRS Master File BIG BROTHERS AND BIG SISTERS OF GREATER MIAMI
NTEE Code O50
NTEE Classification Youth Development Programs, Other
NTEE Type Youth Development
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (328) Combat juvenile delinquency
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 October, 1965
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$146,598 2.81% Gale S. Nelson President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami, Inc. (FL) 90.63 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Bloomington (IN) 90.80 four stars
WINGS for Kids (SC) 94.59 four stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh (PA) 91.15 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Tampa Bay (FL) 90.53 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami, Inc.
550 Northwest 42nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33126
tel: (305) 644-0066
fax: (786) 536-6242
EIN: 59-6166904

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Board Leadership

Rick Beasley
Chairman

CEO

Gale Nelson
President & CEO

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