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International : Humanitarian Relief Supplies

Brother's Brother Foundation

Connecting People's Resources with People's Needs

four stars

94.42

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

Board Leadership
Charles J. Stout
Chair

CEO
David Holdsworth
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.42 four stars
  Financial 92.12 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

92.12

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
99.4%
  Administrative Expenses 0.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.13
  Program Expenses Growth 2.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.4%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Brother's Brother Foundation (PA) 94.42 four stars
Giving Children Hope (CA) 90.71 four stars
Vitamin Angels (CA) 98.23 four stars
Medical Teams International (OR) 96.70 four stars
Direct Relief (CA) 100.00 four stars

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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 $236,978,783
   Federated Campaigns $110,342
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $54,000
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $237,143,125
   Program Service Revenue $709,248
Total Primary Revenue $237,852,373
   Other Revenue $349,830
TOTAL REVENUE $238,202,203
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $254,828,494
   Administrative Expenses $1,197,153
   Fundraising Expenses $302,656
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $256,328,303
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-18,126,100
   
Net Assets $32,674,717

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 $228,624,804 89.7%
International Education Program $26,124,027 10.3%
International Humanitarian Program $79,663 < 0.1%

Ratings History
Brother's Brother Foundation has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 03/01/2017 94.42 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 96.43 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 89.84 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 87.96 three stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 98.74 four stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 85.82 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 88.84 three stars
2009-12 10/01/2011 88.18 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 87.20 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 81.49 three stars
2008-12 11/01/2009 92.46 four stars
2007-12 06/01/2009 92.48 four stars
2006-12 04/01/2008 92.47 four stars
2005-12 12/01/2006 92.48 four stars
2004-12 11/01/2005 92.48 four stars
2003-12 11/01/2004 92.47 four stars
2002-12 11/01/2003 92.48 four stars
2001-12 10/15/2002 85.50 three stars
2000-12 04/15/2002 78.66 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 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]
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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
$180,541 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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Brother's Brother Foundation (PA) 94.42 four stars
Giving Children Hope (CA) 90.71 four stars
Global Links (PA) 87.62 three stars
International Relief Teams (CA) 96.46 four stars
Operation USA (CA) 96.08 four stars

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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

David Holdsworth
Executive Director

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