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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Florida

Start Something BIG

two stars

70.94

40 East Adams Street Suite 220
Jacksonville, FL 32202
tel: (904) 727-9797   Web Site
EIN: 59-0683256

Board Leadership
Jason Spencer
Chairman

CEO
Sara Huke Alford
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 70.94 two stars
  Financial 76.92 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 66.00 one star
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Florida helps children reach their potential through professionally supported one-to-one relationships with proven results, serving in Duval, Baker, Clay, Flagler, Nassau, Putnam and Volusia Counties. Big Brothers Big Sisters matches children ages 6-18 with mentors in professionally supported one-to-one relationships. Matches come together through our two essential programs: community-based mentoring, and site-based monitoring. We provide full support along the way so that matches can grow into lasting friendships. More than a century since the founding of the first chapter, Big Brothers Big Sisters currently operates in all 50 states, and in 35 countries around the world!

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Florida helps children reach their potential through professionally supported one-to-one relationships with proven results, serving in Duval, Baker, Clay, Flagler, Nassau, Putnam and Volusia Counties. Big Brothers Big Sisters matches children ages 6-18 with mentors in professionally supported one-to-one relationships. Matches come together through our two essential programs: community-based mentoring, and site-based monitoring. We provide full support along the way so that matches can grow into lasting friendships. More than a century since the founding of the first chapter, Big Brothers Big Sisters currently operates in all 50 states, and in 35 countries around the world!

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Financial

two stars

76.92

Accountability & Transparency

one star

66.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
83.0%
  Administrative Expenses 10.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.23
  Program Expenses Growth -6.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 23.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Florida on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Florida on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Florida (FL) 70.94 two stars
Friends of the Children, Portland (OR) 90.07 four stars
Sociedad Latina (MA) 92.74 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Bay County (FL) 86.97 three stars
Women of Tomorrow Mentor & Scholarship Program (FL) 85.22 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,429,725
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,429,725
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,429,725
   Other Revenue $45,739
TOTAL REVENUE $1,475,464
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,171,916
   Administrative Expenses $194,588
   Fundraising Expenses $87,506
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,454,010
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $21,454
   
Net Assets $385,367

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
Bigs In School Program (Mentoring) $763,523 65.1%
Community Based Program $408,393 34.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 09/03/2019 70.94 two stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 76.64 two stars
2016-06 07/01/2017 87.97 three stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 86.19 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 83.32 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 84.96 three stars
2013-06 09/01/2014 82.46 three stars
2012-06 06/01/2013 82.33 three stars
2011-06 03/01/2012 82.24 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 85.86 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 77.00 two stars
2009-06 11/01/2010 81.69 three stars
2008-06 02/01/2009 81.97 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 59-0683256
Name in IRS Master File BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF NORTHEAST FLORIDA 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 (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 May, 1951
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
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Florida (FL) 70.94 two stars
Girls Inc. of Greater Atlanta (GA) 87.89 three stars
The West End House Boys & Girls Clubs of Allston-Brighton (MA) 93.90 four stars
Ramapo for Children (NY) 93.10 four stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh (PA) 91.15 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Florida
40 East Adams Street
Suite 220
Jacksonville, FL 32202
tel: (904) 727-9797
fax: (904) 727-9994
EIN: 59-0683256

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Board Leadership

Jason Spencer
Chairman

CEO

Sara Huke Alford
Chief Executive Officer

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