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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City

The power to change lives

three stars

84.34

40 Rector Street 11th Floor
New York, NY 10006
tel: (212) 686-2042   Web Site
EIN: 13-5600383

Board Leadership
Laura Parsons
Chairman

CEO
Alicia Guevara
Chief Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.34 three stars
  Financial 80.78 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

As the nation's oldest and NYC's largest mentoring agency, BBBS of NYC is acclaimed for our high standards and effective delivery of life changing programs. Since 1904, we have provided safe and impactful mentoring experiences to the youth who need them most. We continually evaluate and improve our services to best support our mission to provide children facing adversity in New York City with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationships with adults that change their lives for the better, forever. We partner with families, volunteers, organizations, and the community to inspire positive change in all. It is through this multi-level engagement that our programs have powerful community impact.

As the nation's oldest and NYC's largest mentoring agency, BBBS of NYC is acclaimed for our high standards and effective delivery of life changing programs. Since 1904, we have provided safe and impactful mentoring experiences to the youth who need them most. We continually evaluate and improve our services to best support our mission to provide children facing adversity in New York City with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationships with adults that change their lives for the better, forever. We partner with families, volunteers, organizations, and the community to inspire positive change in all. It is through this multi-level engagement that our programs have powerful community impact.

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Financial

three stars

80.78

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
76.9%
  Administrative Expenses 9.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.61
  Program Expenses Growth 2.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 35.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City (NY) 84.34 three stars
Women of Tomorrow Mentor & Scholarship Program (FL) 85.22 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County (FL) 96.19 four stars
Hope Center for Kids (NE) 90.17 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford County (MD) 86.20 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,790,956
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $4,887,626
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,439,199
Total Contributions $9,117,781
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $9,117,781
   Other Revenue $1,149,366
TOTAL REVENUE $10,267,147
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,682,056
   Administrative Expenses $1,163,445
   Fundraising Expenses $1,425,903
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,271,404
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-4,257
   
Net Assets $17,384,592

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
One-to-One Mentoring Program $7,682,056 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 09/03/2019 84.34 three stars
2017-06 04/01/2019 88.90 three stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 87.81 three stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 88.81 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 89.38 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 85.34 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 81.04 three stars
2013-06 12/22/2014 90.23 four stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 91.41 four stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 87.08 three stars
2011-06 08/01/2012 80.66 three stars
2010-06 06/01/2012 81.41 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 77.28 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 10/01/2010 78.25 two stars
2008-06 11/01/2009 83.19 three stars
2007-06 10/01/2008 93.01 four stars
2006-06 08/01/2007 92.94 four stars
2005-06 10/01/2006 98.23 four stars
2004-06 04/01/2005 88.68 three 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 13-5600383
Name in IRS Master File BIG BROTHERS AND BIG SISTERS OF NEW YORK CITY INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (328) Combat juvenile delinquency
(318) Other recreational activities
(40) Scholarships (other)
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 July, 1934
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$450,108 4.38% Hector Batista Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City (NY) 84.34 three stars
Grenville Baker Boys & Girls Club (NY) 88.70 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metropolitan Phoenix (AZ) 94.94 four stars
Boy Scouts of America, Coronado Area Council (KS) 89.25 three stars
The Boys' Club of New York (NY) 90.10 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City
40 Rector Street
11th Floor
New York, NY 10006
tel: (212) 686-2042
fax: (212) 779-1221
EIN: 13-5600383

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Board Leadership

Laura Parsons
Chairman

CEO

Alicia Guevara
Chief Executive Director

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