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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

The Brotherhood/Sister Sol

Support services to youth

four stars

91.29

140 Hamilton Place New York, NY 10031
tel: (212) 283-7044   Web Site
EIN: 13-3857387

Board Leadership
Clara Markowicz & Rahsan-Rahsan Lindsay
Co-Chairs

CEO
Khary Lazarre-White
Executive Director & Co-Founder

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.29 four stars
  Financial 89.87 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/20/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Brotherhood/Sister Sol (Bro/Sis) offers wrap around evidence-based programming. Bro/Sis provides four-six year rites of passage programming, thorough five day a week after school care, school and home counseling, summer camps, job training and employment, college preparation, community organizing training, and international study programs to Africa and Latin America.

Bro/Sis is unique in that we are locally based, yet with a national reach as we are: an evidence-based program that serves young people from economically poor communities and are seen as a model for the nation; we organize and advocate for social change; and we publish curricula and educate and train educators across the nation on our model.

Our theory of change is to provide multi-layered support, guidance, education and love to our membership, to teach them to have self-discipline and form order in their lives, and then to offer opportunities and access so that they may develop agency.

The Brotherhood/Sister Sol (Bro/Sis) offers wrap around evidence-based programming. Bro/Sis provides four-six year rites of passage programming, thorough five day a week after school care, school and home counseling, summer camps, job training and employment, college preparation, community organizing training, and international study programs to Africa and Latin America.

Bro/Sis is unique in that we are locally based, yet with a national reach as we are: an evidence-based program that serves young people from economically poor communities and are seen as a model for the nation; we organize and advocate for social change; and we publish curricula and educate and train educators across the nation on our model.

Our theory of change is to provide multi-layered support, guidance, education and love to our membership, to teach them to have self-discipline and form order in their lives, and then to offer opportunities and access so that they may develop agency.

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Financial

three stars

89.87

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 12/20/2019 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)
75.8%
  Administrative Expenses 11.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.58
  Program Expenses Growth 13.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 30.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Brotherhood/Sister Sol on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Brotherhood/Sister Sol on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Brotherhood/Sister Sol (NY) 91.29 four stars
Boy Scouts of America Blue Ridge Council (SC) 86.03 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area (TX) 91.13 four stars
Peter Westbrook Foundation (NY) 90.73 four stars
Girls Inc. of Memphis (TN) 86.32 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,707,612
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,015,707
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $211,017
Total Contributions $7,934,336
   Program Service Revenue $94,486
Total Primary Revenue $8,028,822
   Other Revenue $-104,680
TOTAL REVENUE $7,924,142
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,128,815
   Administrative Expenses $592,579
   Fundraising Expenses $521,510
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,242,904
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,681,238
   
Net Assets $5,781,691

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
Rites of Passage Program $3,128,815 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-08 12/20/2019 91.29 four stars
2016-08 02/01/2019 83.86 three stars
2016-08 07/01/2017 81.33 three stars
2015-08 08/01/2016 82.63 three stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 82.49 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 10/01/2015 84.51 three stars
2013-08 11/01/2014 86.89 three stars
2012-08 09/01/2013 80.20 three stars
2011-08 11/06/2012 85.00 three stars
2010-08 08/01/2012 72.67 two 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 13-3857387
Name in IRS Master File THE BROTHERHOOD SISTER SOL INC
NTEE Code O99
NTEE Classification Youth Development N.E.C.
NTEE Type Youth Development
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(349) Other youth organization or 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 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 March, 1996
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
  • August, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$175,000 4.12% Khary Lazarre-White Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Brotherhood/Sister Sol (NY) 91.29 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley (AZ) 85.04 three stars
Boys Girls Clubs of North Mississippi (MS) 88.08 three stars
Union League Boys & Girls Clubs (IL) 94.07 four stars
Boys & Girls Club of Hollywood (CA) 91.77 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Brotherhood/Sister Sol
140 Hamilton Place
New York, NY 10031
tel: (212) 283-7044
fax: (212) 283-3700
EIN: 13-3857387

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Board Leadership

Clara Markowicz & Rahsan-Rahsan Lindsay
Co-Chairs

CEO

Khary Lazarre-White
Executive Director & Co-Founder

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