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International : Humanitarian Relief Supplies

Brother's Brother Foundation

Connecting People's Resources with People's Needs

96.43

1200 Galveston Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15233
tel: (412) 321-3160   Web Site
EIN: 34-6562544

Board Leadership
Charles J. Stout
Chair

CEO
Luke Hingson
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.43
  Financial 94.96
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

94.96

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
99.5%
  Administrative Expenses 0.3%
  Fundraising Expenses < 0.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.20
  Program Expenses Growth < 0.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Brother's Brother Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Brother's Brother Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Brother's Brother Foundation (PA) 96.43
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Project C.U.R.E. (CO) 90.61
Christian Blind Mission International (SC) 87.62
Operation USA (CA) 96.08

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Brother's Brother Foundation (BBF) promotes international health and education through the efficient and effective distribution and provision of donated medical, educational, agricultural, and other resources.

Since it began in 1958, BBF has helped people in over 140 countries, working through and in partnership with local agencies that want to help their own people. Together with partners in the United States and other more affluent countries, BBF has provided over $4 billion in goods and services, that includes approximately 103,000 tons of medical supplies, text books, seeds and food that have touched many tens of millions with better health, education, nutrition, material security and hope.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $243,505,893
   Federated Campaigns $95,036
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $142,670
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $243,743,599
   Program Service Revenue $676,391
Total Primary Revenue $244,419,990
   Other Revenue $219,897
TOTAL REVENUE $244,639,887
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $234,000,915
   Administrative Expenses $1,081,944
   Fundraising Expenses $291,119
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $235,373,978
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $9,265,909
   
Net Assets $51,207,012

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
International Health Program $137,573,684 58.8%
International Education Program $96,256,515 41.1%
International Humanitarian Program $170,716 < 0.1%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 96.43
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 89.84
2013-12 06/01/2015 87.96
2012-12 05/01/2014 98.74
2011-12 03/01/2013 85.82
2010-12 03/01/2012 88.84
2009-12 10/01/2011 88.18
2009-12 09/20/2011 87.20
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 81.49
2008-12 11/01/2009 92.46
2007-12 06/01/2009 92.48
2006-12 04/01/2008 92.47
2005-12 12/01/2006 92.48
2004-12 11/01/2005 92.48
2003-12 11/01/2004 92.47
2002-12 11/01/2003 92.48
2001-12 10/15/2002 85.50
2000-12 04/15/2002 78.66

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 34-6562544
Name in IRS Master File BROTHERS BROTHER FOUNDATION
NTEE Code Q30
NTEE Classification International Development, Relief Services
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (6) Missionary 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, 1965
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, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$170,674 0.07% Luke L. Hingson President

Brother's Brother Foundation (BBF) promotes international health and education through the efficient and effective distribution and provision of donated medical, educational, agricultural, and other resources.

Since it began in 1958, BBF has helped people in over 140 countries, working through and in partnership with local agencies that want to help their own people. Together with partners in the United States and other more affluent countries, BBF has provided over $4 billion in goods and services, that includes approximately 103,000 tons of medical supplies, text books, seeds and food that have touched many tens of millions with better health, education, nutrition, material security and hope.

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Brother's Brother Foundation (PA) 96.43
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Charity Contact Info

Brother's Brother Foundation
1200 Galveston Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15233
tel: (412) 321-3160
fax: (412) 321-3325
EIN: 34-6562544

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Board Leadership

Charles J. Stout
Chair

CEO

Luke Hingson
President


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