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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana

Little moments. Big magic.

three stars

87.96

2960 North Meridian Suite 150
Indianapolis, IN 46208
tel: (877) 921-2201   Web Site
EIN: 35-1323831

Board Leadership
Susan Brock Williams
President

CEO
Darcey Palmer-Shultz
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.96 three stars
  Financial 84.49 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana develops mentors committed to helping boys and girls grow into the next generation of caring, confident and competent adults. Our one-to-one mentoring program is built upon nationally recognized research and practices that honor and value the wide range of developmental needs of boys and girls as well as the diversity of their communities. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana formed as a result of a merger of two strong organizations, Big Brothers of Greater Indianapolis (founded in 1970) and Big Sisters of Central Indiana (founded in 1971). These organizations operated successfully for 30 years before the boards of both agencies agreed to merge operations and missions in 2002.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana develops mentors committed to helping boys and girls grow into the next generation of caring, confident and competent adults. Our one-to-one mentoring program is built upon nationally recognized research and practices that honor and value the wide range of developmental needs of boys and girls as well as the diversity of their communities. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana formed as a result of a merger of two strong organizations, Big Brothers of Greater Indianapolis (founded in 1970) and Big Sisters of Central Indiana (founded in 1971). These organizations operated successfully for 30 years before the boards of both agencies agreed to merge operations and missions in 2002.

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Financial

three stars

84.49

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
80.3%
  Administrative Expenses 9.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.21
  Program Expenses Growth -1.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana (IN) 87.96 three stars
Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lowell (MA) 85.62 three stars
Girl Scouts of Western Washington (WA) 87.56 three stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands (NE) 90.00 four stars
Boy Scouts of America, Central Minnesota Council (MN) 91.08 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,746,281
   Federated Campaigns $530,401
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $421,272
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $68,536
Total Contributions $2,766,490
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,766,490
   Other Revenue $236,274
TOTAL REVENUE $3,002,764
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,764,213
   Administrative Expenses $202,830
   Fundraising Expenses $268,806
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,235,849
   
Payments to Affiliates $15,531
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $766,915
   
Net Assets $3,134,651

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
Youth Mentoring $1,748,988 99.1%
College Scholarships $15,225 0.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 07/01/2018 87.96 three stars
2016-06 10/01/2017 91.84 four stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 90.59 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 94.12 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 85.95 three stars
2013-06 09/01/2014 94.30 four stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 92.28 four stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 83.01 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 87.95 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 06/01/2011 83.20 three stars
2009-06 08/01/2010 85.82 three stars
2008-06 06/01/2009 90.40 four stars
2007-06 08/01/2008 83.26 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 35-1323831
Name in IRS Master File BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF CENTRAL INDIANA INC
NTEE Code O31
NTEE Classification Big Brothers, Big Sisters
NTEE Type Youth Development
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (328) Combat juvenile delinquency
(406) Crime prevention
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 January, 1975
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$99,233 4.43% Darcey Palmer-Shultz Chief Executive Officer

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana (IN) 87.96 three stars
Union League Boys & Girls Clubs (IL) 96.24 four stars
Boy Scouts of America, Atlanta Area Council (GA) 86.80 three stars
Self Enhancement, Inc. (OR) 86.24 three stars
Boys & Girls Club of Mercer County (NJ) 95.47 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana
2960 North Meridian
Suite 150
Indianapolis, IN 46208
tel: (877) 921-2201
fax: (317) 921-2202
EIN: 35-1323831

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Board Leadership

Susan Brock Williams
President

CEO

Darcey Palmer-Shultz
Chief Executive Officer

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