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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County

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four stars

93.19

4305 University Avenue Suite 300
San Diego, CA 92126
tel: (858) 536-4900   Web Site
EIN: 95-2151526

Board Leadership
Rich Yousko
Chairman

CEO
S. Wayne Kay
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.19 four stars
  Financial 91.24 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

91.24

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
81.9%
  Administrative Expenses 8.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.84
  Program Expenses Growth 6.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County (CA) 93.19 four stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward County (FL) 91.45 four stars
Heart of Los Angeles Youth (CA) 91.88 four stars
WINGS for kids (SC) 91.33 four stars
The Center for Teen Empowerment (MA) 87.90 three stars

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Big Brothers Big Sisters is the single largest, oldest and most well evaluated national youth mentoring program. Locally, Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County has been providing one-to-one mentoring since 1961. We provide clear pathways and structured support for committed community members to serve others in ways that cross class, race, and geographic lines. The agency's approach is unique in the level of training and support we provide mentors, the rigor of volunteer background checks and in our targeted programs and neighborhood outreach initiatives to serve high-risk, under-served populations. Each year we serve over 3,000 children, families and volunteers through our 1:1 mentoring programs.
Our organization has been recognized as being top of their class for excellent service, fiscal responsibility, and quality standards: # 1 Non Profit for At -Risk Youth - Philanthropedia ; Gold Star Agency - BBBS of America

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,813,503
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $34,611
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,848,114
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,848,114
   Other Revenue $762,614
TOTAL REVENUE $2,610,728
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,394,458
   Administrative Expenses $163,632
   Fundraising Expenses $269,172
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,827,262
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-216,534
   
Net Assets $2,316,659

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 $2,394,458 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 07/01/2017 93.19 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 88.79 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 90.17 four stars
2013-12 04/01/2015 94.38 four stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 86.90 three stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 91.68 four stars
2010-12 08/01/2012 88.96 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 95-2151526
Name in IRS Master File BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF SAN DIEGO COUNTY 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 (328) Combat juvenile delinquency
(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 June, 1961
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$166,246 5.88% Deborah Condon President, CEO

Big Brothers Big Sisters is the single largest, oldest and most well evaluated national youth mentoring program. Locally, Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County has been providing one-to-one mentoring since 1961. We provide clear pathways and structured support for committed community members to serve others in ways that cross class, race, and geographic lines. The agency's approach is unique in the level of training and support we provide mentors, the rigor of volunteer background checks and in our targeted programs and neighborhood outreach initiatives to serve high-risk, under-served populations. Each year we serve over 3,000 children, families and volunteers through our 1:1 mentoring programs.
Our organization has been recognized as being top of their class for excellent service, fiscal responsibility, and quality standards: # 1 Non Profit for At -Risk Youth - Philanthropedia ; Gold Star Agency - BBBS of America

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County (CA) 93.19 four stars
National 4-H Council (MD) 88.44 three stars
American Youth Foundation (MO) 93.19 four stars
Boy Scouts of America, Central Minnesota Council (MN) 90.20 four stars
Boy Scouts of America, Greater Niagara Frontier Council (NY) 85.84 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County
4305 University Avenue
Suite 300
San Diego, CA 92126
tel: (858) 536-4900
fax: (858) 536-8255
EIN: 95-2151526

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Board Leadership

Rich Yousko
Chairman

CEO

S. Wayne Kay
President, CEO

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