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Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly, Minneapolis and St. Paul Chapter

Reducing isolation and loneliness among elders while promoting their well-being and independence.

three stars

84.19

1845 East Lake Street Minneapolis, MN 55407
tel: (612) 721-6215   Web Site
EIN: 41-0986200

Board Leadership
LJ Lorentzen
President

CEO
James Falvey
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.19 three stars
  Financial 77.65 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly is a national network of non-profit volunteer-based organizations committed to relieving isolation and loneliness among the elderly. We offer to people of goodwill the opportunity to join the elderly in friendship and celebration of life. In living out this mission, the Minneapolis/St. Paul Chapter of Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly strives to promote the well-being and independence of older adults in the Twin Cities Metro Area. LBFE staff provides in-home visits and phone calls, acts as advocates, makes referrals to other services, and helps these older adults solve problems. Program staff may also utilize Visiting Volunteers who can offer friendship to these older adults, help reconnect them to their community, and enhance their personal independence. The Twin Cities Chapter was founded in 1972.

Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly is a national network of non-profit volunteer-based organizations committed to relieving isolation and loneliness among the elderly. We offer to people of goodwill the opportunity to join the elderly in friendship and celebration of life. In living out this mission, the Minneapolis/St. Paul Chapter of Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly strives to promote the well-being and independence of older adults in the Twin Cities Metro Area. LBFE staff provides in-home visits and phone calls, acts as advocates, makes referrals to other services, and helps these older adults solve problems. Program staff may also utilize Visiting Volunteers who can offer friendship to these older adults, help reconnect them to their community, and enhance their personal independence. The Twin Cities Chapter was founded in 1972.

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Financial

two stars

77.65

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2018 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)
72.3%
  Administrative Expenses 17.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.98
  Program Expenses Growth 1.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly, Minneapolis and St. Paul Chapter on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly, Minneapolis and St. Paul Chapter on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly, Minneapolis and St. Paul Chapter (MN) 84.19 three stars
Air Force Enlisted Village (FL) 90.13 four stars
Senior Services (NC) 95.38 four stars
ElderHelp of San Diego (CA) 92.85 four stars
FiftyForward (TN) 89.16 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $641,056
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $27,636
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $668,692
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $668,692
   Other Revenue $42,524
TOTAL REVENUE $711,216
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $441,753
   Administrative Expenses $105,294
   Fundraising Expenses $70,239
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $617,286
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $93,930
   
Net Assets $1,035,995

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.

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Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 08/01/2018 84.19 three stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 89.95 three stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 81.17 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 71.02 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 73.82 two stars
2013-06 04/01/2015 67.84 one star
2013-06 08/01/2014 65.48 one star
2012-06 08/01/2013 63.02 one star
2011-06 03/01/2012 74.44 two stars
2009-09 09/20/2011 87.75 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 10/01/2010 91.33 four stars
2008-09 10/01/2009 84.41 three stars
2007-09 11/01/2008 77.28 two stars
2006-09 08/01/2007 87.58 three stars
2005-09 10/01/2006 75.31 two stars
2004-09 09/01/2005 80.02 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 41-0986200
Name in IRS Master File LITTLE BROTHERS-FRIENDS OF THE ELDERLY
NTEE Code P81
NTEE Classification Senior Centers, Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (575) Services for the aged (see also 153 ad 382)
(560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
(153) Care and housing for the aged (see also 382)
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 April, 2010
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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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
$72,908 11.81% James Falvey Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly, Minneapolis and St. Paul Chapter (MN) 84.19 three stars
Openhouse (CA) 89.17 three stars
Iona Senior Services (DC) 93.19 four stars
Senior Link Midland (TX) 91.89 four stars
Friends of Yad Sarah (NY) 96.66 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly, Minneapolis and St. Paul Chapter
1845 East Lake Street
Minneapolis, MN 55407
tel: (612) 721-6215
fax: (612) 721-5848
EIN: 41-0986200

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Board Leadership

LJ Lorentzen
President

CEO

James Falvey
Executive Director

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