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Bike Works Seattle

Mobilized people. Thriving communities. Healthy planet.

four stars

94.40

3709 S Ferdinand Street Seattle, WA 98118
tel: (206) 725-8867   Web Site
EIN: 91-1753062

Board Leadership
Ruth Bell & Rayburn Lewis
Co-Chairs

CEO
Deb Salls
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.40 four stars
  Financial 93.17 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Bike Works promotes the bicycle as a vehicle for change to empower youth and build resilient communities. We believe that bicycling is an accessible form of transportation that promotes public health, builds confidence, encourages environmental stewardship and strengthens community. We provide youth opportunities to grow as leaders, give back to the community, work together and see themselves as owners and creators of our collective future. Bike Works welcomes and respects diversity of experience, identity and opinion and believe that collaboration is a powerful tool for social change.

Bike Works promotes the bicycle as a vehicle for change to empower youth and build resilient communities. We believe that bicycling is an accessible form of transportation that promotes public health, builds confidence, encourages environmental stewardship and strengthens community. We provide youth opportunities to grow as leaders, give back to the community, work together and see themselves as owners and creators of our collective future. Bike Works welcomes and respects diversity of experience, identity and opinion and believe that collaboration is a powerful tool for social change.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2017
Total weight of materials recycled
212,000
Hours of volunteer service
10,732
Number of youth who volunteer/participate in community service
1,755
Number of clients served
919
This impact information is current as of March 2020, 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

four stars

93.17

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 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)
78.6%
  Administrative Expenses 16.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.59
  Program Expenses Growth 8.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Bike Works Seattle on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Bike Works Seattle on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Bike Works Seattle (WA) 94.40 four stars
United States Rowing Association (NJ) 89.02 three stars
Coaching Corps (CA) 88.98 three stars
National Sports Center for the Disabled (CO) 88.40 three stars
Women's Sports Foundation (NY) 93.51 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,350,077
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $217,742
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $3,500
Total Contributions $1,571,319
   Program Service Revenue $73,219
Total Primary Revenue $1,644,538
   Other Revenue $225,463
TOTAL REVENUE $1,870,001
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,442,666
   Administrative Expenses $293,878
   Fundraising Expenses $69,758
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,806,302
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $63,699
   
Net Assets $968,631

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
Bicycle Recycling and Reuse Program $433,003 30.0%
Youth Programs $426,077 29.5%
Adult and Community Programs $295,118 20.5%

Ratings History
Bike Works Seattle has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 12/01/2019 94.40 four stars
2017-12 05/01/2019 90.62 four 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 91-1753062
Name in IRS Master File BIKE WORKS SEATTLE
NTEE Code N99
NTEE Classification Recreation, Sports, Leisure, Athletics N.E.C.
NTEE Type Recreation, Sports, Leisure, Athletics
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(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 February, 1997
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
$134,756 7.46% Debra Salls Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Bike Works Seattle (WA) 94.40 four stars
United States Rowing Association (NJ) 89.02 three stars
Women's Sports Foundation (NY) 93.51 four stars
Good Sports (MA) 100.00 four stars
PeacePlayers International (DC) 94.69 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Bike Works Seattle
3709 S Ferdinand Street
Seattle, WA 98118
tel: (206) 725-8867
EIN: 91-1753062

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Board Leadership

Ruth Bell & Rayburn Lewis
Co-Chairs

CEO

Deb Salls
Executive Director

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