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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

CN Advisory: Moderate Concern

Bird Street Community Center

Where community is family.

500 Columbia Road Dorchester, MA 02125
tel: (617) 282-6110   Web Site
EIN: 04-2708670

Board Leadership
Andy Soares

Kevin O'Rourke
Executive Director



Bird Street Community Center has historically reported fundraising expenses on their federal tax return called the Form 990. However, Bird Street Community Center’s most recent Form 990 for 06/2017 does not list fundraising expenses. Based on our experience, charities are only rarely able to raise substantial sums of money without incurring any associated fundraising costs. We have reached out to Bird Street Community Center for further clarification, but have not received an adequate explanation and have thus issued this Moderate Concern CN Advisory.

The nature of the atypical financial reporting issues identified are such that Charity Navigator has issued this CN Advisory to provide donors with information that they may find useful when making their giving decisions. Charity Navigator is not responsible for the nature or content of the information presented through external sources and websites. For more information on how or when we decide to publish a CN Advisory, please review our methodology.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 07/08/2019 --Donor Advisory

This donor advisory was published on Monday, July 8, 2019

2016-06 06/01/2017 80.05 three stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 82.81 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 82.70 three stars
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 75.91 two stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 79.58 two stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 91.06 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 04-2708670
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 (297) Community recreational facilities (park, playground, etc)
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 July, 1982
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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Charity Contact Info

Bird Street Community Center
500 Columbia Road
Dorchester, MA 02125
tel: (617) 282-6110
fax: (617) 282-2507
EIN: 04-2708670

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Board Leadership

Andy Soares


Kevin O'Rourke
Executive Director

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