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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Big Brothers Big Sisters Columbia Northwest

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one star

65.75

1827 NE 44th Avenue Suite 100
Portland, OR 97213
tel: (503) 249-4859   Web Site
EIN: 93-1303640

Board Leadership
Mimi Lettunich
Chair

CEO
Beach Pace
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 65.75 one star
  Financial 52.84 zero star
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Washington and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Portland merged in July 2006, adding the service territory of Clark, Cowlitz, Skamania, and Wahkiakum counties as well as a branch office in Vancouver - becoming Big Brothers Big Sisters Columbia Northwest. The new agency has grown to become the largest provider of professionally supported one-to-one mentoring on the West Coast, and the ninth largest Big Brothers Big Sisters in the country. Since 1904, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America has helped millions of young people reach their potential by providing them with the positive presence of a caring adult.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Washington and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Portland merged in July 2006, adding the service territory of Clark, Cowlitz, Skamania, and Wahkiakum counties as well as a branch office in Vancouver - becoming Big Brothers Big Sisters Columbia Northwest. The new agency has grown to become the largest provider of professionally supported one-to-one mentoring on the West Coast, and the ninth largest Big Brothers Big Sisters in the country. Since 1904, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America has helped millions of young people reach their potential by providing them with the positive presence of a caring adult.

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Financial

zero star

52.84

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 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)
51.2%
  Administrative Expenses 20.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 28.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.24
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.45
  Program Expenses Growth -20.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Big Brothers Big Sisters Columbia Northwest on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Big Brothers Big Sisters Columbia Northwest on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Big Brothers Big Sisters Columbia Northwest (OR) 65.75 one star
Boys & Girls Club of Dane County (WI) 88.93 three stars
Boys & Girls Club of Mercer County (NJ) 94.05 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Bellevue (WA) 93.32 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Emerald Coast (FL) 88.21 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $654,838
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $396,629
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $87,907
Total Contributions $1,139,374
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,139,374
   Other Revenue $-17,107
TOTAL REVENUE $1,122,267
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $581,454
   Administrative Expenses $207,423
   Fundraising Expenses $308,650
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,097,527
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $24,740
   
Net Assets $472,683

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 $581,454 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 06/01/2019 65.75 one star
2016-12 04/01/2018 67.12 one star
2015-12 04/01/2017 73.59 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 69.32 one star
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 65.36 one star
2013-12 07/01/2015 72.06 two stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 78.52 two stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 90.10 four stars
2010-12 08/01/2012 88.29 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 93-1303640
Name in IRS Master File BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS NORTHWEST
NTEE Code O31
NTEE Classification Big Brothers, Big Sisters
NTEE Type Youth Development
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 December, 2000
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$120,000 10.93% Beach Pace CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Big Brothers Big Sisters Columbia Northwest (OR) 65.75 one star
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Indiana (IN) 85.97 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Northeast Georgia Council (GA) 86.62 three stars
Students Run LA (CA) 97.10 four stars
Girls Inc. of Carpinteria (CA) 97.11 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Big Brothers Big Sisters Columbia Northwest
1827 NE 44th Avenue
Suite 100
Portland, OR 97213
tel: (503) 249-4859
fax: (503) 249-5777
EIN: 93-1303640

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Board Leadership

Mimi Lettunich
Chair

CEO

Beach Pace
Chief Executive Officer

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