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Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region

Albany, NY   |  http://www.bbbscr.org

Mission

Our mission is to create and support professionally guided one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth. Our VISION is that all youth achieve their full potential.

Ruling year info

1966

CEO

Ms Lea Montalto-Rook

Main address

PO Box 8468

Albany, NY 12208 USA

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EIN

14-6035512

NTEE code info

Big Brothers, Big Sisters (O31)

Youth Development Programs (O50)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Programs and results

What we aim to solve

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Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

To match kids with positive role models who provide meaningful friendships and share fun experiences.

Population(s) Served

For a few hours a couple of times a month, volunteers can help a child succeed. Bigs and Littles can share in everyday activities: playing sports together, going for a hike, reading a book, or eating pizza.

Big Brothers Big Sisters is different from other mentoring organizations in that we seek volunteers who are committed and consistent: willing to serve at least a year. It’s what makes our programs successful, helping kids who face adversity beat the odds.

Professional staff are there to work with Bigs, Littles, and families throughout the course of the mentoring relationship to provide necessary training and support.

Show them today that you believe in their tomorrow!

Population(s) Served

Partnering with local colleges and universities, college students act as mentors to kids from the community surrounding the site.

For a three hours, twice a month, during the school year, volunteers can help a child succeed. Bigs and Littles can share in everyday ampus activities: playing sports together, going for a hike, reading a book, or eating pizza.

Big Brothers Big Sisters is different from other mentoring organizations in that we seek volunteers who are committed and consistent: willing to serve at least a year. It’s what makes our programs successful, helping kids who face adversity beat the odds.

Professional staff are on site to work with Bigs, the child, and the family throughout the course of the mentoring relationship to provide necessary training and support.

Show them today that you believe in their tomorrow!

Population(s) Served

Where we work

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Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region

Board of directors
as of 04/05/2023
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Patrick O'Donnell

Noble Gas Solutions

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? No
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? No
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? No
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No