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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Big Brothers Big Sisters Lone Star

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two stars

77.94

450 E John Carpenter Freeway Suite 300
Irving, TX 75062
tel: (888) 887-2447   Web Site
EIN: 75-0800632

Board Leadership
Steve McDaniel
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Pierce Bush
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 77.94 two stars
  Financial 68.81 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 using data provided by the charity on a consolidated pro forma 990 which was verified against 990s received from the IRS.

Big Brothers Big Sisters Lone Star is the largest Big Brothers Big Sisters agency in the world. As a donor-supported volunteer youth mentoring organization, our program has been placing caring adults in the lives of children in one-to-one mentoring relationships since 1927. Through the positive impact of those friendships, children with a Big Brother or Big Sister are more likely to graduate from high school and are less likely to begin using drugs, begin using alcohol or engage in negative conflict. Our professional staff carefully works with both the volunteers and the children to ensure that the experience of Big Brothers Big Sisters is one that is dynamic, fulfilling, memorable and enjoyable for both the child and the volunteer.

Big Brothers Big Sisters Lone Star is the largest Big Brothers Big Sisters agency in the world. As a donor-supported volunteer youth mentoring organization, our program has been placing caring adults in the lives of children in one-to-one mentoring relationships since 1927. Through the positive impact of those friendships, children with a Big Brother or Big Sister are more likely to graduate from high school and are less likely to begin using drugs, begin using alcohol or engage in negative conflict. Our professional staff carefully works with both the volunteers and the children to ensure that the experience of Big Brothers Big Sisters is one that is dynamic, fulfilling, memorable and enjoyable for both the child and the volunteer.

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Financial

one star

68.81

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
72.1%
  Administrative Expenses 12.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.89
  Program Expenses Growth -4.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 50.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Big Brothers Big Sisters Lone Star on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Big Brothers Big Sisters Lone Star on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Big Brothers Big Sisters Lone Star (TX) 77.94 two stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,681,001
   Federated Campaigns $1,121,000
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,326,419
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,041,782
Total Contributions $13,170,202
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $13,170,202
   Other Revenue $400,543
TOTAL REVENUE $13,570,745
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,427,463
   Administrative Expenses $1,200,390
   Fundraising Expenses $1,705,017
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,332,870
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,237,875
   
Net Assets $11,575,670

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 $7,932,038 94.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 07/01/2019 77.94 two 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 75-0800632
Name in IRS Master File BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS LONE STAR
NTEE Code O31
NTEE Classification Big Brothers, Big Sisters
NTEE Type Youth Development
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 January, 1956
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
$241,211 2.12% Pierce Bush CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Big Brothers Big Sisters Lone Star (TX) 77.94 two stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas (TX) 96.66 four stars
Boys & Girls Club of Greater Holland (MI) 87.63 three stars
Adolescent Counseling Services (CA) 88.81 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of South Puget Sound (WA) 91.21 four stars

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Note: This rating represents consolidated financial data for these organizations:

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters Lone Star Foundation (75-6020250)

Charity Contact Info

Big Brothers Big Sisters Lone Star
450 E John Carpenter Freeway
Suite 300
Irving, TX 75062
tel: (888) 887-2447
fax: (972) 421-1770
EIN: 75-0800632

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Board Leadership

Steve McDaniel
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Pierce Bush
Chief Executive Officer

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