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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County

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88.79

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 88.79
  Financial * 88.60
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00
*Please note that this organization recently received a 4-star rating for the same fiscal period under Charity Navigator's previous 2.0 methodology. You can view that rating via the Historical Ratings tab.
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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

Financial *

88.60

Accountability & Transparency

89.00

*Please note that this organization recently received a 4-star rating for the same fiscal period under Charity Navigator's previous 2.0 methodology. You can view that rating via the Historical Ratings tab.
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
80.1%
  Administrative Expenses 9.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.96
  Program Expenses Growth 7.8%
  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) 88.79
Big Brothers Big Sisters A Community of Caring (MI) 89.02
Boy Scouts of America, Boston Minuteman Council (MA) 85.07
Girls Inc. of Sarasota County (FL) 88.98
Friends of the Children, Portland (OR) 93.79

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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 $1,747,887
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $50,142
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,798,029
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,798,029
   Other Revenue $816,634
TOTAL REVENUE $2,614,663
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,272,945
   Administrative Expenses $298,179
   Fundraising Expenses $281,403
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,852,527
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-237,864
   
Net Assets $2,535,249

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 $2,272,945 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 88.79
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 90.17
2013-12 04/01/2015 94.38
2012-12 04/01/2014 86.90
2011-12 03/01/2013 91.68
2010-12 08/01/2012 88.96

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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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
$154,773 5.42% 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) 88.79
Streets Ministries (TN) 94.06
BUILD, Inc. (IL) 91.09
Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta (GA) 88.35
Boy Scouts of America, South Florida Council (FL) 88.81

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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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