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Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Miami Valley, Inc.


A BBB Accredited Charity since 01/21/2008.


This BBB Accredited Charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability and is a Seal Holder.
BBB issues Charity Reports on all organizations, whether or not they are BBB accredited. If an organization is a BBB Accredited Charity, it is stated in this report.
Name: Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Miami Valley, Inc.
Phone: (937) 220-6850
Fax: (937) 306-5246
Address: 2211 Arbor Blvd.
Moraine, OH 45439
Website: www.bbbsgmv.org
Report Expiration Date: September 1, 2015
Original Business Start Date: June 1963
Principal: Mr. Joseph Radelet Ed.D., CEO
Customer Contact: Mr. Joseph Radelet Ed.D., CEO - (937) 220-6850
Incorporated: January 1960, OH
Employees: 13 Full Time. 2 Part Time.
Type of Business: Charity - Local
BBB Accreditation: This organization is a BBB Accredited Charity.

Stated Purpose

According to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Miami Valley, its purpose is "to improve the lives of children facing adversity and transform the communities in which they live, by providing strong and enduring professionally support one-to-one mentoring relationships."


Evaluation Conclusions

This organization has been evaluated according to the 20 BBB Standards for Charity Accountability. This organization meets all those Standards and is a BBB Accredited Charity.


BBB Charity Seal Participation

Charities that meet the Standards for Charity Accountability are eligible to participate in BBB Wise Giving Alliance Charity Seal program. The seal, which can be displayed on the charity's web site and in printed materials, helps inform the public that the charity meets these standards. This organization participates in this program.


Programs

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Miami Valley recruits, screens, matches and supervises responsible adult mentors paired with single parent children between the ages of six and thirteen.

Total Program Expenses:$504,331

Governance

Chief Executive Officer:Joseph Radelet
Chair of the Board:Matthew DiCicco, President
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:Freund, Freeze & Arnold
Board Size:21
Paid Staff Size:13 Full Time. 2 Part Time.

Fund Raising

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Miami Valley raises funds through direct mail, special events and grant proposals.

Fund raising expenses for the year ending December 31, 2012 totaled 18% of related contributions.


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

According to Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Miami Valley, Inc.'s audited financial statement for the year ended December 31, 2012:

Income
 Contributions$166,618
 Grants$26,937
 United Way allocations$126,757
 Special events revenue-net$195,441
 Investment income$23,980
 Other$47,153
 Total Income:$586,886
 
Expenses  % of total
Expenses
% of total
Income
 Programs:$504,331 77.66%85.93%
 Fund Raising:$95,862 14.76%16.33%
 Administrative:$49,193 7.58%8.38%
 Total Expenses:$649,386
 
Excess of Income over Expenses$-62,500
Ending Net Assets:$1,008,459

Notes and Comments

The BBB's Charitable Advisory Service reports on local charities and determines if they meet the voluntary BBB Standards for Charity Accountability addressing governance and oversight, measuring effectiveness, finances, fund raising and informational materials.


Additional Contact Information

Additional Phone Numbers
Tel: (937) 220-6852


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