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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

two stars

75.38

3110 Washington Avenue North Minneapolis, MN 55411
tel: (651) 789-2400   Web Site
EIN: 32-0017737

Board Leadership
Rick Penn
Chair

CEO
Pat Cooper
Interim CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 75.38 two stars
  Financial 65.42 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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

one star

65.42

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

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)
57.6%
  Administrative Expenses 16.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 25.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.89
  Program Expenses Growth 4.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 24.6%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Twin Cities (MN) 75.38 two stars
Girl Scouts, Arizona Cactus-Pine Council (AZ) 92.19 four stars
Camp Fire Green Country (OK) 86.31 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Philadelphia (PA) 86.94 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of America (GA) 88.62 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,806,443
   Federated Campaigns $47,203
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $376,683
   Related Organizations $27,421
   Government Grants $420,209
Total Contributions $8,677,959
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $8,677,959
   Other Revenue $-3,246,885
TOTAL REVENUE $5,431,074
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,417,257
   Administrative Expenses $995,559
   Fundraising Expenses $1,094,934
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,507,750
   
Payments to Affiliates $36,551
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-76,676
   
Net Assets $5,243,796

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 $3,417,257 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-09 04/01/2021 75.38 two stars
2018-09 10/01/2019 79.24 two stars
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)
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  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$188,531 3.42% Michael Goar President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Twin Cities (MN) 75.38 two stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota and DeSoto Counties (FL) 96.43 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida (FL) 95.94 four stars
Urban Impact (PA) 88.86 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Heart of Virginia Council (VA) 86.89 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Twin Cities
3110 Washington Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN 55411
tel: (651) 789-2400
fax: (651) 789-2499
EIN: 32-0017737

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Board Leadership

Rick Penn
Chair

CEO

Pat Cooper
Interim CEO

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