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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

71.95

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

Board Leadership
Jeff Maimon
Chair

CEO
Jeffrey Savit
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 71.95 two stars
  Financial 60.34 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

one star

60.34

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2021 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)
54.7%
  Administrative Expenses 19.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 25.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.30
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.53
  Program Expenses Growth 0.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.5%
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.

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Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Boston (MA) 71.95 two stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,076,892
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $478,235
   Related Organizations $199,522
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,754,649
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,754,649
   Other Revenue $-66,423
TOTAL REVENUE $1,688,226
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,119,243
   Administrative Expenses $250,341
   Fundraising Expenses $442,002
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,811,586
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-123,360
   
Net Assets $1,040,345

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 $1,119,243 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-09 05/01/2021 71.95 two stars
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
$168,603 9.30% Kimberlee Schumacher President & CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$124,075 6.84% Harvey Lowell President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Boston (MA) 71.95 two stars
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New Pathways for Youth (AZ) 90.16 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Tampa Bay (FL) 89.14 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of King County (WA) 90.58 four 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

Jeff Maimon
Chair

CEO

Jeffrey Savit
President and CEO

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