Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America

Defenders of Potential

four stars

92.92

2502 North Rocky Point Drive Suite 550
Tampa, FL 33607
tel: (813) 720-8778   Web Site
EIN: 23-1365190

Board Leadership
Ken Burdick
Board Chair

CEO
Pam Iorio
President and Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.92 four stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since 1904, Big Brothers Big Sisters has been matching youth in meaningful, enduring, professionally supported mentoring relationships with adult volunteers who defend their potential and help them achieve their biggest possible futures. Big Brothers Big Sisters' evidence-based approach is designed to create positive youth outcomes, including educational success, avoidance of risky behaviors, higher aspirations, greater confidence, and improved relationships. In the past 10 years, with 270 affiliates in all 50 states, Big Brothers Big Sisters has served nearly 2 million children. Learn how to get involved at BigBrothersBigSisters.org.

Since 1904, Big Brothers Big Sisters has been matching youth in meaningful, enduring, professionally supported mentoring relationships with adult volunteers who defend their potential and help them achieve their biggest possible futures. Big Brothers Big Sisters' evidence-based approach is designed to create positive youth outcomes, including educational success, avoidance of risky behaviors, higher aspirations, greater confidence, and improved relationships. In the past 10 years, with 270 affiliates in all 50 states, Big Brothers Big Sisters has served nearly 2 million children. Learn how to get involved at BigBrothersBigSisters.org.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2017
Number of youth who demonstrate that they avoid risky behaviors
8,725
Number of youth who demonstrate that they have developed positive relationships
8,358
Number of youth who demonstrate that they have developed social skills (e.g., interpersonal communication, conflict resolution)
8,641
Number of youth mentored
148,755
Number of mentors recruited
138,967
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

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
90.2%
  Administrative Expenses 4.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.50
  Program Expenses Growth 24.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 40.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Big Brothers Big Sisters of America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Big Brothers Big Sisters of America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $15,693,611
   Federated Campaigns $28,618
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $7,003,035
Total Contributions $22,725,264
   Program Service Revenue $4,124,351
Total Primary Revenue $26,849,615
   Other Revenue $0
TOTAL REVENUE $26,849,615
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $20,629,455
   Administrative Expenses $707,729
   Fundraising Expenses $951,619
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $22,288,803
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $4,560,812
   
Net Assets $10,602,157

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$455,797 2.04% Pam Iorio President, CEO

Mission

Since 1904, Big Brothers Big Sisters has been matching youth in meaningful, enduring, professionally supported mentoring relationships with adult volunteers who defend their potential and help them achieve their biggest possible futures. Big Brothers Big Sisters' evidence-based approach is designed to create positive youth outcomes, including educational success, avoidance of risky behaviors, higher aspirations, greater confidence, and improved relationships. In the past 10 years, with 270 affiliates in all 50 states, Big Brothers Big Sisters has served nearly 2 million children. Learn how to get involved at BigBrothersBigSisters.org.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (FL) 92.92 four stars
Friends of Island Academy (NY) 88.29 three stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Carolinas (NC) 87.01 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Upstate (SC) 86.19 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester (MA) 87.83 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America
2502 North Rocky Point Drive
Suite 550
Tampa, FL 33607
tel: (813) 720-8778
fax: (813) 749-9446
EIN: 23-1365190

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Board Leadership

Ken Burdick
Board Chair

CEO

Pam Iorio
President and Chief Executive Officer