Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Lowcountry

We believe transparency is key.  At Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Lowcountry (BBBSL), we commit to openly sharing mission outcomes as well as our financials with the public.  Further, our leadership has its eye on the ball.  Our Finance Committee reviews our financials and budgetary decision making monthly and our Board of Directors reviews them six times annually. Additionally, our Board of Directors reviews our annual performance dashboard six times annually.  Together, our leadership is committed to investing in efforts designed to achieve the best possible outcomes for youth and to sustainable, quality growth.

Form 990s

Fiscal Year 2022-2023 Form 990

We exemplify industry best practices with more than 70% of funds used for programmatic purposes. Given our age and growth projections, our auditors confirm we are operating well within appropriate ratios.

Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Form 990

Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Form 990

 Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Form 990

Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Form 990

BBBSL was founded in February 2019 and opened its doors in April 2019.  Our FY 2018-2019 990 reflects a partial operating year including start-up expenses. 


BBBSL is an independent 501 (c)(3) member affiliate of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA). BBBSL has its own local Board of Directors with fiduciary oversight and decision-making responsibility and authority.  BBBSL 's fiscal year runs July 1 through June 30.  While South Carolina does not require nonprofits to conduct independent audits, BBBSL does so in compliance with BBBSA and to build confidence among its current and potential investors.

Fiscal Year 2022-2023 Independent Audit

Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Independent Audit

Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Independent Audit

Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Independent Audit