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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh

Little moments. Big magic.

four stars

90.20

5989 Penn Circle, S Pittsburgh, PA 15206
tel: (412) 363-6100   Web Site
EIN: 25-6074707

Board Leadership
John J. Richardson
President

CEO
Jan Glick
Chief Executive Officer

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.20 four stars
  Financial 91.58 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh is to make positive differences in the lives of children by providing one-to-one mentoring programs and related services that help youth discover their highest potential and grow to become responsible adults leading productive and rewarding lives. The Big Brothers Big Sisters program is all about preventing problems among youth by getting to kids early, before destructive behaviors can take root. When a positive, supportive mentor- someone with a different background and perspectives- gets involved in a child's life, the child often discovers a potential they didn't know they had. And the child always feels better knowing that someone cares for them.

The mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh is to make positive differences in the lives of children by providing one-to-one mentoring programs and related services that help youth discover their highest potential and grow to become responsible adults leading productive and rewarding lives. The Big Brothers Big Sisters program is all about preventing problems among youth by getting to kids early, before destructive behaviors can take root. When a positive, supportive mentor- someone with a different background and perspectives- gets involved in a child's life, the child often discovers a potential they didn't know they had. And the child always feels better knowing that someone cares for them.

Financial

four stars

91.58

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

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)
81.8%
  Administrative Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.28
  Program Expenses Growth 11.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh (PA) 90.20 four stars
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Streets Ministries (TN) 92.33 four stars
Boy Scouts of America, Greater New York Councils (NY) 90.63 four stars
Boy Scouts of America, Greater Niagara Frontier Council (NY) 85.67 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,017,326
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $436,974
Total Contributions $1,454,300
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,454,300
   Other Revenue $301,825
TOTAL REVENUE $1,756,125
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,619,837
   Administrative Expenses $114,888
   Fundraising Expenses $185,388
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,920,113
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-163,988
   
Net Assets $2,323,366

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
Mentoring Programs $1,619,837 100.0%

Ratings History
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 07/01/2018 90.20 four stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 90.90 four stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 89.81 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 90.78 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 91.50 four stars
2013-06 05/01/2014 94.11 four stars
2012-06 06/01/2013 92.88 four stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 78.48 two stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 78.73 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 72.01 two stars
2009-06 02/01/2011 70.13 two stars
2008-06 08/01/2009 67.41 one star
2006-12 04/01/2008 67.79 one star
2005-12 02/01/2007 91.98 four stars
2004-12 04/01/2006 77.58 two stars
2003-12 09/01/2005 71.71 two 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 25-6074707
Name in IRS Master File BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF GREATER PITTSBURGH
NTEE Code I21
NTEE Classification Delinquency Prevention
NTEE Type Crime, Legal-Related
Classification Educational 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 January, 1981
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
$110,068 5.73% Jan Glick Chief Executive Officer

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh (PA) 90.20 four stars
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Boys & Girls Club of the Smoky Mountains (TN) 91.21 four stars
Boy Scouts of America Greater Cleveland Council (OH) 88.23 three stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay (MA) 91.06 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh
5989 Penn Circle, S
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
tel: (412) 363-6100
fax: (412) 363-6801
EIN: 25-6074707

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Board Leadership

John J. Richardson
President

CEO

Jan Glick
Chief Executive Officer

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