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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Twin Cities

Empowering children to succeed

three stars

80.30

2550 University Avenue West Suite 410 North
Saint Paul, MN 55114
tel: (651) 789-2400   Web Site
EIN: 32-0017737

Board Leadership
Raymond Eby
Chair

CEO
Michael J. Goar
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.30 three stars
  Financial 74.41 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Twin cities is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported, 1-to-1 mentoring relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Twin Cities targets children who need us most, including those living in single parent homes, growing up in poverty or coping with parental incarceration.

The mission of the Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Twin cities is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported, 1-to-1 mentoring relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Twin Cities targets children who need us most, including those living in single parent homes, growing up in poverty or coping with parental incarceration.

Financial

two stars

74.41

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 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)
56.7%
  Administrative Expenses 16.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 26.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.02
  Program Expenses Growth 10.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Twin Cities on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Twin Cities on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Twin Cities (MN) 80.30 three stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast (FL) 88.12 three stars
Chicago Youth Centers (IL) 87.30 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Wake County (NC) 91.26 four stars
Girl Scouts of Greater New York (NY) 94.96 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,995,720
   Federated Campaigns $460,293
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $161,975
   Related Organizations $331,919
   Government Grants $407,438
Total Contributions $9,357,345
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $9,357,345
   Other Revenue $-4,058,245
TOTAL REVENUE $5,299,100
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,198,796
   Administrative Expenses $964,035
   Fundraising Expenses $1,647,374
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,810,205
   
Payments to Affiliates $24,341
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-511,105
   
Net Assets $5,353,592

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 $3,198,796 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-09 02/01/2019 80.30 three stars
2016-09 12/22/2017 81.28 three stars
2015-09 10/01/2016 80.61 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 77.04 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 09/01/2015 75.83 two stars
2013-09 06/01/2014 74.87 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 32-0017737
Name in IRS Master File BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF THE GREATER TWIN CITIES
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
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 November, 2002
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 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
$96,362 1.65% Michael Goar President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$84,190 1.44% Gloria Lewis Former President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Twin Cities (MN) 80.30 three stars
Boys & Girls Club of Venice (CA) 88.84 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida (FL) 91.65 four stars
Girls Inc. of Carpinteria (CA) 95.34 four stars
Boys & Girls Club of Hollywood (CA) 92.89 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Twin Cities
2550 University Avenue West
Suite 410 North
Saint Paul, MN 55114
tel: (651) 789-2400
fax: (651) 789-2499
EIN: 32-0017737

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Board Leadership

Raymond Eby
Chair

CEO

Michael J. Goar
CEO

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