Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana

Little moments. Big magic.

three stars

89.25

1433 North Meridian Street Indianapolis, IN 46202
tel: (877) 921-2201   Web Site
EIN: 35-1323831

Board Leadership
Raquel Richardson
President

CEO
Darcey Palmer-Shultz
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.25 three stars
  Financial 84.80 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2019
Number of youth who have a positive adult role model
1,319
Number of mentors recruited
1,417
Number of youth who demonstrate that they have developed social skills (e.g., interpersonal communication, conflict resolution)
1,240
Number of youth who demonstrate that they have developed positive relationships
1,240
Number of youth who demonstrate that they avoid risky behaviors
1,253
Number of youth mentored
1,319
This impact information is current as of August 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

three stars

84.80

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
77.5%
  Administrative Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.78
  Program Expenses Growth 1.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.0%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,903,693
   Federated Campaigns $472,678
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $656,396
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $58,668
Total Contributions $5,091,435
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $5,091,435
   Other Revenue $86,005
TOTAL REVENUE $5,177,440
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,001,096
   Administrative Expenses $245,481
   Fundraising Expenses $370,496
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,617,073
   
Payments to Affiliates $18,256
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,560,367
   
Net Assets $9,777,167

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$94,090 3.59% Darcey Palmer-Shultz Chief Executive Officer

Mission

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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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana (IN) 89.25 three stars
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Girls Inc. of Memphis (TN) 86.11 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Iowa (IA) 88.95 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade (FL) 88.59 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana
1433 North Meridian Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202
tel: (877) 921-2201
fax: (317) 921-2202
EIN: 35-1323831

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Board Leadership

Raquel Richardson
President

CEO

Darcey Palmer-Shultz
Chief Executive Officer