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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Los Angeles

Changing our community, Little by Little

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four stars

95.01

6505 Wilshire Boulevard Suite 600
Los Angeles, CA 90048
tel: (323) 761-8675   Web Site
EIN: 95-1691009

Board Leadership
Mark Kuperstock
President

CEO
Randy Schwab
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.01 four stars
  Financial 94.20 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

At Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Los Angeles, our mission is to assist children, primarily from single-parent homes, in achieving their full potential by helping to facilitate Excellence in Mentoring. Our goal is to continue enriching the lives of children by providing mentoring programs that help develop self-esteem, self-respect, and relationship building skills.

At Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Los Angeles, our mission is to assist children, primarily from single-parent homes, in achieving their full potential by helping to facilitate Excellence in Mentoring. Our goal is to continue enriching the lives of children by providing mentoring programs that help develop self-esteem, self-respect, and relationship building skills.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2017
Number of college scholarships awarded
76
Number of students participating in college guidance programs
100
Number of parents indicating positive changes in their child
1,804
Number of children served through our mentoring and camp programs
1,804
This impact information is current as of March 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

four stars

94.20

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 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)
81.5%
  Administrative Expenses 10.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.64
  Program Expenses Growth 3.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Los Angeles on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Los Angeles on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Los Angeles (CA) 95.01 four stars
Helping Abused Neglected Disadvantaged Youth (FL) 88.42 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Heart of America Council (MO) 87.48 three stars
Boys and Girls Clubs of the Los Angeles Harbor (CA) 89.55 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Martin County (FL) 91.51 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,061,152
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $435,292
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $33,002
Total Contributions $7,529,446
   Program Service Revenue $285,225
Total Primary Revenue $7,814,671
   Other Revenue $452,081
TOTAL REVENUE $8,266,752
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,820,217
   Administrative Expenses $633,278
   Fundraising Expenses $321,700
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,775,195
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,491,557
   
Net Assets $11,398,478

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 Programs $1,945,707 50.9%
Camp Bob Waldorf $1,874,510 49.1%

Ratings History
Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Los Angeles has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 04/01/2019 95.01 four stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 91.77 four stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 91.86 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.80 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 91.99 four stars
2013-12 03/01/2015 90.86 four stars
2012-12 03/01/2014 89.86 three stars
2012-12 11/01/2013 83.14 three stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 77.73 two stars
2010-12 08/01/2012 81.07 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 95-1691009
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS ASSOCIATION OF LOS ANGELES
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 (325) Camp
(160) Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
(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 September, 1941
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$307,864 6.44% Randall Schwab Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Los Angeles (CA) 95.01 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Philadelphia (PA) 86.20 three stars
Boys & Girls Club of Stamford (CT) 85.14 three stars
Big City Mountaineers (CO) 87.09 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Gulf Stream Council (FL) 88.14 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Los Angeles
6505 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 600
Los Angeles, CA 90048
tel: (323) 761-8675
fax: (323) 761-8695
EIN: 95-1691009

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Board Leadership

Mark Kuperstock
President

CEO

Randy Schwab
Chief Executive Officer

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