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BBYO

More Jewish Teens, More Meaningful Jewish Experiences

three stars

86.29

800 Eigth Street, NW. Washington, DC 20001
tel: (202) 857-6633   Web Site
EIN: 31-1794932

Board Leadership
Ruth Suzman
Board Chair

CEO
Matthew Grossman
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.29 three stars
  Financial 84.05 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

BBYO is the leading pluralistic teen movement aspiring to involve more Jewish teens in more meaningful Jewish experiences. For more than 80 years, BBYO has provided exceptional identity enrichment and leadership development experiences for hundreds of thousands of Jewish teens. BBYO offers safe and welcoming opportunities for learning and growth to all Jewish teens regardless of background, denominational affiliation, sexual orientation and socio-economic status. BBYO encourages Jewish teens to find meaning in Judaism and to develop their own Jewish identities.

BBYO is the leading pluralistic teen movement aspiring to involve more Jewish teens in more meaningful Jewish experiences. For more than 80 years, BBYO has provided exceptional identity enrichment and leadership development experiences for hundreds of thousands of Jewish teens. BBYO offers safe and welcoming opportunities for learning and growth to all Jewish teens regardless of background, denominational affiliation, sexual orientation and socio-economic status. BBYO encourages Jewish teens to find meaning in Judaism and to develop their own Jewish identities.

Financial

three stars

84.05

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
86.6%
  Administrative Expenses 7.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.19
  Program Expenses Growth 6.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 55.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by BBYO on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by BBYO on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
BBYO (DC) 86.29 three stars
Hebrew Free Burial Association (NY) 94.15 four stars
Foundation for Jewish Camp (NY) 96.66 four stars
Moving Traditions (PA) 91.17 four stars
The Jewish Education Project (NY) 86.06 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $17,810,255
   Federated Campaigns $808,047
   Membership Dues $937,787
   Fundraising Events $185,000
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $19,741,089
   Program Service Revenue $17,238,435
Total Primary Revenue $36,979,524
   Other Revenue $48,328
TOTAL REVENUE $37,027,852
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $30,519,841
   Administrative Expenses $3,260,414
   Fundraising Expenses $2,161,886
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $35,942,141
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,085,711
   
Net Assets $6,955,401

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
Teen Programs and Membership Services $21,343,303 69.9%
Regional Offices $8,654,589 28.3%
Transfer Donations to Fund for the Future, Inc. $521,949 1.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 04/01/2021 86.29 three stars
2018-06 09/03/2019 86.77 three stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 85.97 three stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 85.66 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 86.84 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 85.88 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 89.04 three stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 88.21 three stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 88.14 three stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 90.12 four 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 31-1794932
Name in IRS Master File BNAI BRITH YOUTH ORGANIZATION INC
NTEE Code O55
NTEE Classification Youth Development - Religious Leadership
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 Central - the organization is a parent (group ruling) and is not a church or 501(c)(1) organization.
Group Name BNAI BRITH YOUTH ORGANIZATION INC
Ruling Date December, 1946
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$449,191 1.24% Matthew Grossman Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
BBYO (DC) 86.29 three stars
Gateways (NY) 85.43 three stars
The Jewish Education Project (NY) 86.06 three stars
Moving Traditions (PA) 91.17 four stars
Foundation for Jewish Camp (NY) 96.66 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

BBYO
800 Eigth Street, NW.
Washington, DC 20001
tel: (202) 857-6633
fax: (202) 857-6568
EIN: 31-1794932

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Board Leadership

Ruth Suzman
Board Chair

CEO

Matthew Grossman
Executive Director

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