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New York BBB Wise Giving Report for
Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Long Island

A BBB Accredited charity

 


  • Meets all standards

Expiration Date:
07/2015
Name:
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island
Address:
70 Acorn Lane
Levittown, NY 11756
Phone:
516-731-7880
Web Site:
Year, State Incorporated:
1977, New York
Affiliates:
None
Stated Purpose:
" To promote positive growth and development of Long Island's children by providing families with quality mentoring, education and support services. "






Evaluation Conclusions
 

              
Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Long Island meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.




Programs
 

              
Community based mentoring takes adults from the community and matches them with a child who due to family or environmental factors could greatly benefit from the additional support and guidance a mentor provides. By spending consistent time together a meaningful relationship promotes positive growth and development for the child.



Governance
 

              
Chief Executive Officer:
Mr. Mark Cox, Executive Director
Compensation*:
$130,000
Chair of the Board:
Mr. John Talatto
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:
Retired
Board Size:
18
Paid Staff Size:
12



*Compensation includes annual salary and, if applicable, benefit plans, expense accounts, and other allowances.




Fund Raising
 

              
Method(s) Used:


Invitations to fund raising events, grant proposals, internet
Fund raising costs were 22.4% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $1,059,525, are donations received as a result of fund raising activities.)




Tax Status
 

              
This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.




Financial
 

              
The following information is based on Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2012.

Source of Funds  

Presidential Gala

$246,452

Fishing Tournament

154,873

Other Income

108,038

Donations

102,445

Golf

77,815

OMRDD

62,138

Walk for Kids

59,626

Poker Tournament

52,129

Clothing Donation for Kids

50,000

Amach Grant

30,748

Scholarship Contributions

29,670

AEMCP Multi-state Grant

24,225

Nassau County Youth Board

22,920

CoreNet Global

18,900

Metzer Naming Rights

12,500

The Slomo & Cindy Silvian Foundation

12,000

Holiday for Kids

11,245

Southampton/Bridgehampton Grant

11,000

Town of Hempstead

10,603

Frank J. Antun Foundation

10,000

Barker Welfare Foundation

10,000

Cars for Kids

9,247

Walmart

8,000

New York City Marathon

7,250

Cruising for Kids

5,199

7th District

5,000

Rose Fence

4,500

Joseph Alexander Foundation

2,500

WE Care

2,500

Well Read Kids

2,110

Ridgewood Savings Bank

1,500

Other Grants

1,300

Milton V. Brown Foundation

1,000

Dial America

130

Total Income

$1,167,563

Program Expenses  

Coummunity-Based Mentoring

$592,325

Site-Based Mentoring

225,984
Total Program Expenses:
Fund Raising Expenses
Administrative Expenses

Total expenses

Income in Excess of Expenses

818,309
237,670
104,217

$1,160,196

$7,367




Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses


Programs: 71%  Fund Raising: 21%  Administrative 9% 
Roll the cursor over the pie chart to see the dollar amounts.


Beginning net assets $566,983
Ending net assets 574,350
Total liabilities 106,994

Total assets

$681,344






 

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