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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Catholic Big Sisters & Big Brothers

Strengthening low-income families

three stars

87.63

137 East Second Street New York, NY 10009
tel: (212) 475-3291   Web Site
EIN: 13-5564115

Board Leadership
Joseph A. Pollicino, Jr.
President

CEO
Vidhya R. Kelly
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.63 three stars
  Financial 86.41 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Mission of the Catholic Big Sisters and Big Brothers is to strengthen low-income families and help them recognize, reach for and achieve their full potential regardless of religious affiliation. For over 100 years, the Catholic Big Sisters & Big Brothers (CBSBB) has provided mentoring services for New York City's Catholic and non-Catholic children from all five boroughs. Today, CBSBB's mentoring program focuses on strengthening the child's entire family, while training volunteers to be friends and guides to a young person in need. Our comprehensive program provides one-to-one mentoring for children ages 10-18, family-focused counseling and skills-building workshops for mentoring matches.

The Mission of the Catholic Big Sisters and Big Brothers is to strengthen low-income families and help them recognize, reach for and achieve their full potential regardless of religious affiliation. For over 100 years, the Catholic Big Sisters & Big Brothers (CBSBB) has provided mentoring services for New York City's Catholic and non-Catholic children from all five boroughs. Today, CBSBB's mentoring program focuses on strengthening the child's entire family, while training volunteers to be friends and guides to a young person in need. Our comprehensive program provides one-to-one mentoring for children ages 10-18, family-focused counseling and skills-building workshops for mentoring matches.

Financial

three stars

86.41

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

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)
79.2%
  Administrative Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.69
  Program Expenses Growth 3.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Catholic Big Sisters & Big Brothers on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Catholic Big Sisters & Big Brothers on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $658,511
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $696,505
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,355,016
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,355,016
   Other Revenue $-168,999
TOTAL REVENUE $1,186,017
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $975,691
   Administrative Expenses $119,311
   Fundraising Expenses $140,854
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,235,856
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-49,839
   
Net Assets $818,213

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
One-to-One Mentoring $718,310 73.6%
Skill Building $231,261 23.7%
Family Focused Approach $26,120 2.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 04/01/2019 87.63 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 89.91 three stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 89.91 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.28 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 83.27 three stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 78.30 two stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 79.21 two stars
2011-12 08/01/2013 88.64 three stars
2010-12 09/01/2012 86.97 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 13-5564115
Name in IRS Master File CATHOLIC BIG SISTERS & BIG BROTHERS
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 (31) Special school for the blind, handicapped, etc
(150) Hospital
(120) Publishing 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 Subordinate - the organization is a subordinate in a group ruling.
Group Name UNITED STATES CONFERENCE OF CATHOLIC BISHOPS
Ruling Date March, 1946
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

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$144,750 11.71% Vidhya Kelly Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$31,664 2.56% Thomas L. Webber Former Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Catholic Big Sisters & Big Brothers (NY) 87.63 three stars
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Boys & Girls Club of Venice (CA) 88.84 three stars
Jewish Children's Regional Service (LA) 86.10 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester (MA) 87.69 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Catholic Big Sisters & Big Brothers
137 East Second Street
New York, NY 10009
tel: (212) 475-3291
fax: (212) 475-0280
EIN: 13-5564115

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Board Leadership

Joseph A. Pollicino, Jr.
President

CEO

Vidhya R. Kelly
Executive Director

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