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International : Development and Relief Services

Bikes Not Bombs

Using the bicycle as a vehicle for social change

three stars

86.64

284 Amory Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
tel: (617) 522-0222   Web Site
EIN: 04-3138753

Board Leadership
Patrick Cutrona
Chair

CEO
Elijah Evans
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.64 three stars
  Financial 84.65 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Bikes Not Bombs uses the bicycle as a vehicle for social change. We reclaim thousands of bicycles each year. We create local and global programs that provide skill development, jobs, and sustainable transportation. Our programs mobilize youth and adults to be leaders in community transformation.

Bikes Not Bombs uses the bicycle as a vehicle for social change. We reclaim thousands of bicycles each year. We create local and global programs that provide skill development, jobs, and sustainable transportation. Our programs mobilize youth and adults to be leaders in community transformation.

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Financial

three stars

84.65

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
83.8%
  Administrative Expenses 11.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.53
  Program Expenses Growth -7.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Bikes Not Bombs on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Bikes Not Bombs on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Bikes Not Bombs (MA) 86.64 three stars
MAIA (CO) 96.66 four stars
Casas Por Cristo (TX) 85.39 three stars
ShelterBox USA (FL) 94.42 four stars
Hôpital Albert Schweitzer Haiti (PA) 92.52 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $699,065
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $699,065
   Program Service Revenue $527,187
Total Primary Revenue $1,226,252
   Other Revenue $188
TOTAL REVENUE $1,226,440
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,049,362
   Administrative Expenses $212,727
   Fundraising Expenses $50,644
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,312,733
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-86,293
   
Net Assets $784,350

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
Vocational Training/Bike Shop $582,731 55.5%
International Program and Bike Collections $180,716 17.2%
Youth Program $155,895 14.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 09/03/2019 86.64 three stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 86.84 three stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 89.86 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.26 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 87.54 three stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 84.12 three stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 83.87 three stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 82.32 three stars
2010-12 09/01/2012 79.22 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 04-3138753
Name in IRS Master File BIKES NOT BOMBS INC
NTEE Code Z99
NTEE Classification Unknown
NTEE Type Unknown
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (351) Combating or preventing pollution (air, water, 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 April, 1993
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$48,781 3.71% Elijah Evans Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Bikes Not Bombs (MA) 86.64 three stars
Global Hope Network International (FL) 91.65 four stars
INMED Partnerships for Children (VA) 100.00 four stars
The Clinton Foundation (NY) 92.40 four stars
Baptist Medical & Dental Mission International (MS) 93.34 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Bikes Not Bombs
284 Amory Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
tel: (617) 522-0222
fax: (617) 522-0922
EIN: 04-3138753

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Board Leadership

Patrick Cutrona
Chair

CEO

Elijah Evans
Executive Director

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