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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Boston

Connecting children in need to adult mentors

two stars

73.30

333 Nahanton Street Newton, MA 02459
tel: (617) 965-7055   Web Site
EIN: 04-2104354

Board Leadership
David Franklin
Chair

CEO
Jeffrey Savit
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 73.30 two stars
  Financial 62.25 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

At Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Boston (JBBBS), we help to connect children in need to adult mentors, and we introduce adults who have disabilities to new friends in their communities. In this way, and in the spirit of chazak v'nithazaik (strengthening one another), we seek to support and empower individuals and families to engage, to participate actively in the life of their communities, to live inspired and to inspire others that none may be lost to us. Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Boston was founded in 1919.

At Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Boston (JBBBS), we help to connect children in need to adult mentors, and we introduce adults who have disabilities to new friends in their communities. In this way, and in the spirit of chazak v'nithazaik (strengthening one another), we seek to support and empower individuals and families to engage, to participate actively in the life of their communities, to live inspired and to inspire others that none may be lost to us. Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Boston was founded in 1919.

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Financial

one star

62.25

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
57.9%
  Administrative Expenses 19.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 22.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.30
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.56
  Program Expenses Growth -12.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Boston on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Boston on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Boston (MA) 73.30 two stars
The Center for Teen Empowerment (MA) 90.43 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Tampa Bay (FL) 89.18 three stars
Trail Blazers (NY) 92.38 four stars
Boy Scouts of America, Laurel Highlands Council (PA) 89.02 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $855,523
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $873,392
   Related Organizations $151,056
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,879,971
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,879,971
   Other Revenue $-107,083
TOTAL REVENUE $1,772,888
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $993,722
   Administrative Expenses $265,495
   Fundraising Expenses $437,890
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,697,107
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $75,781
   
Net Assets $1,166,680

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
Mentor Program $993,722 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 06/01/2020 73.30 two stars
2018-09 10/01/2019 72.19 two stars
2017-09 12/01/2018 71.85 two stars
2016-09 02/01/2018 75.24 two stars
2015-09 11/01/2016 77.32 two stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 80.47 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 12/01/2015 77.65 two stars
2013-09 03/01/2015 82.41 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 04-2104354
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH BIG BROTHER-SISTER ASSOCIATION OF BOSTON
NTEE Code T30
NTEE Classification Public Foundations
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 July, 1946
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
$156,540 9.22% Kimberlee Schumacher President & CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$249,196 14.68% Harvey Lowell Former President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Boston (MA) 73.30 two stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Oklahoma County (OK) 91.87 four stars
Royal Family Kids (CA) 96.13 four stars
Holy Family Ministries (IL) 90.07 four stars
Chicago Youth Centers (IL) 87.34 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Boston
333 Nahanton Street
Newton, MA 02459
tel: (617) 965-7055
EIN: 04-2104354

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Board Leadership

David Franklin
Chair

CEO

Jeffrey Savit
President and CEO

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