Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Michigan

Together we are defenders of potential.

aka BBBS   |   Kalamazoo, MI   |  http://www.ThinkBigToday.org

Mission

Create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth.

Ruling year info

1964

Chief Executive Officer

Ms. Amy Kuchta

Main address

3501 Covington Road

Kalamazoo, MI 49001 USA

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Formerly known as

Big Brothers Big Sisters A Community of Caring

EIN

38-1720832

NTEE code info

Big Brothers, Big Sisters (O31)

IRS filing requirement

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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?

One-to-One Mentoring Programs

Children who have positive role models in addition to their families are more likely to succeed than those who do not. Big Brothers Big Sisters’ one-to-one mentoring programs are proven to help children overcome adversity and beat the odds. Big Brothers Big Sisters programs are designed to match children age 6 and older with mentors in professionally supported one-to-one friendships.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth

Where we work

Financials

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Michigan

Board of directors
as of 09/16/2022
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Ms. Cody Allkins

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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

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 9/16/2022

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person with a disability

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Disability

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