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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado

Envisioning a world where all youth achieve their full potential

three stars

82.47

750 West Hampden Ave Suite 450
Englewood, CO 80110
tel: (303) 433-6002   Web Site
EIN: 23-7161796

Board Leadership
Douglas Dell
Chair

CEO
Dave Ryan
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.47 three stars
  Financial 75.21 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado creates and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth. By partnering with parents/guardians, volunteers and others in the community we are accountable for each child in our program achieving: higher aspirations, greater confidence, and better relationships; avoidance of risky behaviors; and educational success. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado serves more than 1,800 children annually.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado creates and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth. By partnering with parents/guardians, volunteers and others in the community we are accountable for each child in our program achieving: higher aspirations, greater confidence, and better relationships; avoidance of risky behaviors; and educational success. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado serves more than 1,800 children annually.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of mentors recruited
1,736
Hours of mentoring
91,301
Number of youth who demonstrate that they avoid risky behaviors
1,580
This impact information is current as of March 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

two stars

75.21

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 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)
69.2%
  Administrative Expenses 8.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 22.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.21
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.70
  Program Expenses Growth 6.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado (CO) 82.47 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Helena and Calistoga (CA) 91.80 four stars
Boy Scouts of America, Orange County Council (CA) 91.60 four stars
Boy Scouts of America, Coronado Area Council (KS) 89.25 three stars
Emerald Youth Foundation (TN) 88.92 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,624,750
   Federated Campaigns $284,046
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $545,905
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $564,201
Total Contributions $4,018,902
   Program Service Revenue $25,737
Total Primary Revenue $4,044,639
   Other Revenue $29,682
TOTAL REVENUE $4,074,321
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,689,621
   Administrative Expenses $204,260
   Fundraising Expenses $936,892
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,830,773
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $243,548
   
Net Assets $2,930,916

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
Mentoring $2,689,621 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 03/01/2020 82.47 three stars
2017-09 11/01/2019 81.04 three stars
2017-09 06/01/2019 80.58 three stars
2015-12 04/01/2018 80.18 three stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 79.68 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 81.37 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 76.15 two stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 80.61 three stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 83.50 three stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 75.41 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 23-7161796
Name in IRS Master File BIG BROTHERS & BIG SISTERS OF COLORADO INC
NTEE Code O31
NTEE Classification Big Brothers, Big Sisters
NTEE Type Youth Development
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (349) Other youth organization or 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, 1982
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2018
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$125,285 3.27% David W. Ryan CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado (CO) 82.47 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Central Florida Council (FL) 86.76 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Benton and Franklin Counties (WA) 88.81 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, South Florida Council (FL) 92.92 four stars
Boston After School & Beyond (MA) 91.45 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado
750 West Hampden Ave
Suite 450
Englewood, CO 80110
tel: (303) 433-6002
fax: (303) 455-0252
EIN: 23-7161796

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Board Leadership

Douglas Dell
Chair

CEO

Dave Ryan
CEO

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