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Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands

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four stars

91.49

10831 Old Mill Road Suite 400
Omaha, NE 68154
tel: (402) 330-2449   Web Site
EIN: 47-0466144

Board Leadership
John Gilbreath
President

CEO
Nichole Turgeon
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.49 four stars
  Financial 88.65 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands is a community-based mentoring program. We match children in the Omaha/Council Bluffs metro and surrounding areas of eastern Nebraska and western Iowa with caring adult mentors. Big Brothers Big Sisters operates under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life. As the nation's largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”), ages 7 through 18, in the Omaha/Council Bluffs metro area. We develop positive relationships that have a direct and lasting effect on the lives of young people.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands is a community-based mentoring program. We match children in the Omaha/Council Bluffs metro and surrounding areas of eastern Nebraska and western Iowa with caring adult mentors. Big Brothers Big Sisters operates under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life. As the nation's largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”), ages 7 through 18, in the Omaha/Council Bluffs metro area. We develop positive relationships that have a direct and lasting effect on the lives of young people.

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of youth who demonstrate that they avoid risky behaviors
990
Number of students showing improvement in test scores
936
Number of youth who demonstrate that they have developed social skills (e.g., interpersonal communication, conflict resolution)
1,032
This impact information is current as of July 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

88.65

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 03/01/2019 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)
80.3%
  Administrative Expenses 7.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.75
  Program Expenses Growth 12.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands (NE) 91.49 four stars
Creative Action (TX) 88.65 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley (TN) 89.37 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Tampa Bay (FL) 90.53 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Carlsbad (CA) 94.69 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,701,476
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $382,778
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $116,831
Total Contributions $2,201,085
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,201,085
   Other Revenue $35,482
TOTAL REVENUE $2,236,567
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,890,349
   Administrative Expenses $142,808
   Fundraising Expenses $285,228
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,318,385
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-81,818
   
Net Assets $1,597,466

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
Community-based Mentoring $1,890,349 100.0%

Ratings History
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 03/01/2019 91.49 four stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 90.00 four stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 90.20 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 86.98 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 47-0466144
Name in IRS Master File BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF THE MIDLANDS
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(328) Combat juvenile delinquency
(349) Other youth organization or 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 April, 1963
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
$133,817 5.77% Nichole Turgeon Chief Executive Officer

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands (NE) 91.49 four stars
Boys & Girls Club of Hollywood (CA) 92.89 four stars
The Food Project (MA) 85.39 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula (CA) 95.70 four stars
Boys & Girls Club of Mercer County (NJ) 94.05 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands
10831 Old Mill Road
Suite 400
Omaha, NE 68154
tel: (402) 330-2449
fax: (402) 330-2492
EIN: 47-0466144

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Board Leadership

John Gilbreath
President

CEO

Nichole Turgeon
CEO

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