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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City

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three stars

85.94

1709 Walnut Street Kansas City, MO 64108
tel: (816) 561-5269   Web Site
EIN: 43-6068464

Board Leadership
Jeremy Schafer
President

CEO
Micheal Lawrence
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.94 three stars
  Financial 83.44 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1964, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City (BBBSKC) works to create and support life-changing friendships for children. BBSKC provides children facing adversity with strong, enduring and professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. BBBSKC matches school-aged youth (Littles) from one-parent or other non-traditional homes, with caring, adult volunteers (Bigs).

Founded in 1964, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City (BBBSKC) works to create and support life-changing friendships for children. BBSKC provides children facing adversity with strong, enduring and professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. BBBSKC matches school-aged youth (Littles) from one-parent or other non-traditional homes, with caring, adult volunteers (Bigs).

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Financial

three stars

83.44

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 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)
70.8%
  Administrative Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 20.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.19
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.25
  Program Expenses Growth 12.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 18.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City (MO) 85.94 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas (TX) 96.66 four stars
Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich (CT) 92.44 four stars
Boy Scouts of America (PA) 89.02 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego (CA) 94.02 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,730,559
   Federated Campaigns $339,211
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $956,514
   Related Organizations $974,503
   Government Grants $221,897
Total Contributions $5,222,684
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $5,222,684
   Other Revenue $540,861
TOTAL REVENUE $5,763,545
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,184,786
   Administrative Expenses $351,382
   Fundraising Expenses $872,459
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,408,627
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,354,918
   
Net Assets $4,973,969

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 Program $2,547,823 80.0%
Aces Program $636,963 20.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 06/01/2019 85.94 three stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 82.72 three stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 82.63 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 84.27 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 85.94 three stars
2012-12 11/01/2014 89.60 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 43-6068464
Name in IRS Master File BIG BROTHERS AND SISTERS OF GREATER KANSAS CITY
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 January, 1967
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
$196,348 4.45% Micheal Lawrence CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City (MO) 85.94 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Bloomington (IN) 90.80 four stars
Camp Beech Cliff (ME) 85.29 three stars
Rodeheaver Boys Ranch (FL) 96.26 four stars
Caldera (OR) 85.98 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City
1709 Walnut Street
Kansas City, MO 64108
tel: (816) 561-5269
fax: (816) 561-5273
EIN: 43-6068464

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Board Leadership

Jeremy Schafer
President

CEO

Micheal Lawrence
Chief Executive Officer

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