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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Big Brothers Big Sisters A Community of Caring

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three stars

87.10

3501 Covington Road Kalamazoo, MI 49001
tel: (888) 898-3001   Web Site
EIN: 38-1720832

Board Leadership
Christopher Tracy
President

CEO
Amy Kuchta
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.10 three stars
  Financial 89.64 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Big Brothers Big Sisters A Community of Caring programs are designed to matches children ages 5 through 17 with mentors in professionally supported one-to-one relationships. Knowing that some truly cares about the decision that make is a gift that more than 1,800 children are receiving through our programs across southwest Michigan. We have programs in Allegan, Barry, Calhoun, Kalamazoo, and Van Buren counties. The mentoring programs and services to kids, parents and mentors are flexible and can happen in community, in schools, at businesses, in churches, in community centers or within other organizations.

Big Brothers Big Sisters A Community of Caring programs are designed to matches children ages 5 through 17 with mentors in professionally supported one-to-one relationships. Knowing that some truly cares about the decision that make is a gift that more than 1,800 children are receiving through our programs across southwest Michigan. We have programs in Allegan, Barry, Calhoun, Kalamazoo, and Van Buren counties. The mentoring programs and services to kids, parents and mentors are flexible and can happen in community, in schools, at businesses, in churches, in community centers or within other organizations.

Financial

three stars

89.64

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 12/23/2020 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)
78.3%
  Administrative Expenses 11.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.20
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.37
  Program Expenses Growth 8.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Big Brothers Big Sisters A Community of Caring on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Big Brothers Big Sisters A Community of Caring on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Big Brothers Big Sisters A Community of Caring (MI) 87.10 three stars
Boys and Girls Clubs of Skagit County (WA) 90.37 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford County (MD) 86.20 three stars
Row New York (NY) 93.12 four stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago (IL) 89.08 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $593,888
   Federated Campaigns $103,231
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $93,797
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $790,916
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $790,916
   Other Revenue $757,559
TOTAL REVENUE $1,548,475
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,201,373
   Administrative Expenses $223,914
   Fundraising Expenses $167,817
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,593,104
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-44,629
   
Net Assets $1,980,135

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 $1,201,373 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 12/23/2020 87.10 three stars
2018-12 10/01/2019 87.78 three stars
2017-12 12/21/2018 86.88 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 88.49 three stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 88.07 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.02 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 86.41 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 88.17 three stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 80.98 three 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 38-1720832
Name in IRS Master File BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN
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 (328) Combat juvenile delinquency
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, 1964
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
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Big Brothers Big Sisters A Community of Caring (MI) 87.10 three stars
Boys Hope Girls Hope, Affiliates (MO) 86.29 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Central Georgia Council (GA) 91.81 four stars
Boy Scouts of America East Carolina Council (NC) 85.98 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Iowa (IA) 88.67 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Big Brothers Big Sisters A Community of Caring
3501 Covington Road
Kalamazoo, MI 49001
tel: (888) 898-3001
fax: (269) 382-4108
EIN: 38-1720832

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Board Leadership

Christopher Tracy
President

CEO

Amy Kuchta
Chief Executive Officer

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