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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Oklahoma

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two stars

79.55

1401 South Boulder Avenue Suite 300
Tulsa, OK 74119
tel: (918) 576-6400   Web Site
EIN: 73-1226237

Board Leadership
Suzanne Symcox
Board Chair

CEO
Melissa Ramirez
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 79.55 two stars
  Financial 71.94 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Oklahoma has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life. As the nation's largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (Bigs) and children (Littles), ages 6 through 18, in communities across the country. We develop positive relationships that have a direct and lasting effect on the lives of young people.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Oklahoma has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life. As the nation's largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (Bigs) and children (Littles), ages 6 through 18, in communities across the country. We develop positive relationships that have a direct and lasting effect on the lives of young people.

Financial

two stars

71.94

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
74.3%
  Administrative Expenses 9.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.48
  Program Expenses Growth -1.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Oklahoma on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Oklahoma on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Oklahoma (OK) 79.55 two stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles (CA) 87.99 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Crossroads of the West Council (UT) 86.19 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Memphis (TN) 95.37 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Upstate (SC) 89.24 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $694,312
   Federated Campaigns $602,868
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $768,373
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $239,914
Total Contributions $2,305,467
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,305,467
   Other Revenue $282,668
TOTAL REVENUE $2,588,135
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,568,002
   Administrative Expenses $192,420
   Fundraising Expenses $409,088
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,169,510
   
Payments to Affiliates $27,395
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $418,625
   
Net Assets $1,174,908

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 $1,568,002 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-09 04/01/2021 79.55 two stars
2018-09 09/03/2019 78.51 two stars
2017-09 09/01/2018 75.60 two stars
2016-09 12/22/2017 72.03 two stars
2015-09 11/01/2016 74.42 two stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 75.07 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 05/01/2015 71.12 two stars
2012-12 12/20/2013 73.64 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 73-1226237
Name in IRS Master File BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF OKLAHOMA INC
NTEE Code P20
NTEE Classification Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (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 May, 1985
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
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$127,822 5.89% Melissa Ramirez Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Oklahoma (OK) 79.55 two stars
Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation (MD) 91.77 four stars
Youth Justice Network (NY) 89.39 three stars
Boys & Girls Club of Fall River (MA) 86.34 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Tucson (AZ) 90.63 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Oklahoma
1401 South Boulder Avenue
Suite 300
Tulsa, OK 74119
tel: (918) 576-6400
EIN: 73-1226237

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Board Leadership

Suzanne Symcox
Board Chair

CEO

Melissa Ramirez
Chief Executive Officer

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