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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta

Together, we are defenders of potential

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three stars

88.87

1382 Peachtree Street Atlanta, GA 30309
tel: (404) 601-7000   Web Site
EIN: 58-0861895

Board Leadership
Peter Lauer
Chair

CEO
Kwame Johnson
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.87 three stars
  Financial 84.27 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Big Brothers Big Sisters creates and supports one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth.

Our vision: All youth achieve their full potential.

Big Brothers Big Sisters creates and supports one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth.

Our vision: All youth achieve their full potential.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2017
Number of mentors recruited
514
Hours of mentoring
167,424
Percentage of program participants that increase their scholastic competency.
94
Percentage of participants who are promoted to the next grade on time
98
Percentage of senior who graduate from high school on time
98
Percentage of seniors who pursue post-secondary educational opportunities
88
Percentage of participants who do not become involved in the juvenile justice system
99
Number of months, on average, that a child and mentor are matched in our program.
38
This impact information is current as of September 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

84.27

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2018 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)
73.7%
  Administrative Expenses 9.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 17.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.33
  Program Expenses Growth 14.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 32.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta (GA) 88.87 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Philadelphia (PA) 86.20 three stars
Austin YMBL Sunshine Camps (TX) 92.18 four stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona (AZ) 86.11 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Del-Mar-VA Council (DE) 88.53 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,440,508
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $806,745
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $765,287
Total Contributions $3,012,540
   Program Service Revenue $5,985
Total Primary Revenue $3,018,525
   Other Revenue $12,410
TOTAL REVENUE $3,030,935
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,076,850
   Administrative Expenses $333,552
   Fundraising Expenses $644,160
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,054,562
   
Payments to Affiliates $17,336
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,023,627
   
Net Assets $4,692,817

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 Children of Incarcerated Parents $1,599,962 52.0%
Community-Based Mentoring Program $1,292,277 42.0%
Site Based Mentoring Program $184,611 6.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 08/01/2018 88.87 three stars
2016-12 08/01/2017 85.34 three stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 82.48 three stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 82.25 three stars
2015-12 07/01/2016 80.83 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 77.19 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 08/01/2015 76.52 two stars
2013-12 11/01/2014 77.28 two stars
2012-12 09/01/2013 83.68 three stars
2011-12 10/01/2012 86.29 three stars
2010-12 09/20/2011 87.03 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 80.46 three stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 82.24 three stars
2007-12 12/17/2008 74.13 two stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 75.71 two 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 58-0861895
Name in IRS Master File BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF METRO ATLANTA 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
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 January, 1962
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
$508,847 12.54% Janice McKenzie-Crayton President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta (GA) 88.87 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of North Alabama (AL) 89.12 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Tucson (AZ) 90.61 four stars
Boy Scouts of America Sioux Council (SD) 85.37 three stars
Boys & Girls Club of Washington County (MD) 85.93 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta
1382 Peachtree Street
Atlanta, GA 30309
tel: (404) 601-7000
EIN: 58-0861895

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Board Leadership

Peter Lauer
Chair

CEO

Kwame Johnson
President and CEO

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