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International : Development and Relief Services

Bikes Not Bombs

Using the bicycle as a vehicle for social change

three stars

86.84

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 86.84 three stars
  Financial 85.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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

85.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
85.5%
  Administrative Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.56
  Program Expenses Growth -1.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.7%
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) 86.84 three stars
Village Health Works (NY) 96.80 four stars
The Armenian EyeCare Project (CA) 90.97 four stars
Medical Ambassadors International (CA) 88.50 three stars
Rafiki Foundation (FL) 92.94 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $775,574
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $775,574
   Program Service Revenue $688,314
Total Primary Revenue $1,463,888
   Other Revenue $673
TOTAL REVENUE $1,464,561
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,249,981
   Administrative Expenses $181,867
   Fundraising Expenses $50,893
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,482,741
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-18,180
   
Net Assets $870,643

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 $642,696 51.4%
Youth Program $246,068 19.7%
Education and Outreach $218,837 17.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 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
$62,590 4.22% Jodi Sugerman-Brozan Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Bikes Not Bombs (MA) 86.84 three stars
Nazarene Compassionate Ministries (KS) 85.38 three stars
OneSight (OH) 92.83 four stars
HealthRight International (NY) 88.24 three stars
Keep a Child Alive (NY) 85.72 three 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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