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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Indiana

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three stars

87.87

1005 West Rudisill Boulevard Fort Wayne, IN 46807
tel: (888) 456-1600   Web Site
EIN: 35-1271943

Board Leadership
Aaron Schaffer
President

CEO
Josette Rider
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.87 three stars
  Financial 84.83 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Indiana is to help children reach their potential through one-to-one relationships with mentors that have a measurable impact on youth. For more than 100 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters 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.

The mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Indiana is to help children reach their potential through one-to-one relationships with mentors that have a measurable impact on youth. For more than 100 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters 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.

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Financial

three stars

84.83

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 11/01/2018 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)
79.6%
  Administrative Expenses 5.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.75
  Program Expenses Growth 1.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Indiana on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Indiana on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Indiana (IN) 87.87 three stars
Girls Inc. of Alameda County (CA) 93.58 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis (MO) 96.03 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Wichita Falls (TX) 88.22 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Gulf Stream Council (FL) 88.14 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,675,767
   Federated Campaigns $189,813
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $523,929
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $71,471
Total Contributions $2,460,980
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,460,980
   Other Revenue $366,189
TOTAL REVENUE $2,827,169
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,772,045
   Administrative Expenses $123,443
   Fundraising Expenses $371,928
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,267,416
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $559,753
   
Net Assets $4,895,245

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
One-to-one Mentoring $1,772,045 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 11/01/2018 87.87 three stars
2016-12 09/01/2017 88.33 three stars
2015-12 12/01/2016 91.53 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 82.54 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 82.96 three stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 90.79 four stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 91.70 four 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 35-1271943
Name in IRS Master File BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF NORTHEAST INDIANA INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
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 August, 1972
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
$108,872 4.80% Josette Rider Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Indiana (IN) 87.87 three stars
Boys & Girls Club of Dane County (WI) 90.67 four stars
Boys & Girls Club of Monmouth County (NJ) 93.45 four stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay (FL) 88.09 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Oklahoma County (OK) 91.79 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Indiana
1005 West Rudisill Boulevard
Fort Wayne, IN 46807
tel: (888) 456-1600
fax: (260) 456-2009
EIN: 35-1271943

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Board Leadership

Aaron Schaffer
President

CEO

Josette Rider
Chief Executive Officer

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