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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters

Little moments. Big magic.

two stars

79.48

310 East Second Street Wichita, KS 67202
tel: (888) 574-2447   Web Site
EIN: 23-7056717

Board Leadership
Steve Feilmeier
Chair

CEO
Dan Soliday
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 79.48 two stars
  Financial 73.15 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters helps boys and girls, most of whom are considered at risk and live in single-parent homes, achieve their full potential through long-term personal relationships with carefully screened and caring volunteers. Big Brothers and Big Sisters are, foremost, friends to children: They share everyday activities, expand horizons, and experience the joy in even the simplest events. Within those little moments lies the big magic that a Big Brother or Big Sister brings to the life of a young person. National research has shown that the shared experiences between Bigs and Littles have a direct and lasting impact on children's lives. A Big can help a child discover a world of possibilities and opportunities simply by being a genuine friend.

Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters helps boys and girls, most of whom are considered at risk and live in single-parent homes, achieve their full potential through long-term personal relationships with carefully screened and caring volunteers. Big Brothers and Big Sisters are, foremost, friends to children: They share everyday activities, expand horizons, and experience the joy in even the simplest events. Within those little moments lies the big magic that a Big Brother or Big Sister brings to the life of a young person. National research has shown that the shared experiences between Bigs and Littles have a direct and lasting impact on children's lives. A Big can help a child discover a world of possibilities and opportunities simply by being a genuine friend.

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Financial

two stars

73.15

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
69.8%
  Administrative Expenses 17.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.70
  Program Expenses Growth -11.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters (KS) 79.48 two stars
Pretty Lake Camp (MI) 85.73 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of North Alabama (AL) 90.41 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley (WI) 96.90 four stars
Girls Inc. of Sarasota County (FL) 95.54 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $630,388
   Federated Campaigns $459,572
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,886,645
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $602,204
Total Contributions $3,578,809
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,578,809
   Other Revenue $-50,292
TOTAL REVENUE $3,528,517
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,736,436
   Administrative Expenses $412,570
   Fundraising Expenses $493,695
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,642,701
   
Payments to Affiliates $28,466
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-114,184
   
Net Assets $2,771,855

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
Community Based Mentoring $2,089,525 76.4%
Site Based Mentoring $646,911 23.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 79.48 two stars
2017-12 06/01/2019 82.93 three stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 80.28 three stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 83.34 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.49 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 83.21 three stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 83.63 three stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 85.68 three stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 84.42 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 86.11 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 87.76 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 03/01/2011 87.11 three stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 80.13 three stars
2007-12 03/01/2009 79.00 two stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 81.24 three stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 82.37 three stars
2004-12 04/01/2006 93.37 four stars
2003-12 07/01/2005 90.59 four 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 23-7056717
Name in IRS Master File KANSAS BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS 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
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 June, 1970
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$129,266 3.54% Daniel Soliday CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters (KS) 79.48 two stars
Girl Scouts of West Central Florida (FL) 90.86 four stars
Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Greater Cincinnati (OH) 89.00 three stars
Sitar Arts Center (DC) 85.60 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of North Alabama (AL) 90.41 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters
310 East Second Street
Wichita, KS 67202
tel: (888) 574-2447
fax: (316) 290-8809
EIN: 23-7056717

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Board Leadership

Steve Feilmeier
Chair

CEO

Dan Soliday
Chief Executive Officer

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