Brother's Brother Foundation (Pittsburgh, PA)


  • Name:Elizabeth Visnic
  • Title:Grants Coordinator

Organization Address

  • Organization Name:Brother's Brother Foundation
  • Address:1200 Galveston Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15233
    United States

Organization Phone

  • Main phone:412-321-3160
  • Main fax:412-321-3325

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  • Mission:
  • The mission of Brother's Brother Foundation is to support health, education, and basic human needs in the developing world. This is achieved through the efficient distribution of donated medical, educational and humanitarian assistance, as well as by responding to natural disasters with relief assistance. In summary, BBF connects people's resources with people's needs.

  • History:
  • From the beginning, its founder and leading spirit, Robert. A. Hinson, M.D., urged that BBF's new and donated resources be shared with those with the greatest need in the devloping world. Since that time, BBF has helped people in over 120 countries, working through and in partnership with local agencies that want to help their own people. Together with partners in industrialized countries, BBF has provided over $2 billion in donations to those most in need in the developing world. Donations include new educational resources (books, supplies, teaching aids) from major U.S. publishers, pharmaceuticals and medical equipment from hospitals and companies, and 'soles united' shoes from Crocs International.

  • Year established:1958
  • Endowment:Unknown


  • Executive / Trustee board size:6
  • Advisory board size:16
  • Staff size:14

Board and Executive Names

  • Executive Director / President:
  • Luke Hingson, President

Staff Names

  • Key Staff:
  • Karen Dempsey, VP of Development
    William Davis, VP of Finance


  • Organization type:Grantseeker
  • Country of registration:United States
  • Tax Determination Letter:Received Determination Letter
  • IRS Section:501(c)(3)
  • IRS Subsection:None
  • Tax ID:34-6562544

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IRS Business Master File Information

  • EIN:346562544
  • Sort (Secondary) Name:BBF
  • Care Of Name:
  • Organization Address:1200 GALVESTON AVE
  • Organization City:PITTSBURGH
  • Organization State:PA
  • Organization Zip:15233-1604
  • Group Exemption Number:0000
  • Subsection Code:03
  • Classification Code(s):2
  • Subsection/Classification Desc.:Educational Organization
  • Affiliation Code:3
  • Ruling Date:April, 1965
  • Deductibility Code:1
  • Foundation Code:15
  • Foundation Code Desc.:Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general publicĀ 170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
  • Activity Code(s):006
  • Activity Code Desc.(s):Missionary activities
  • Organization Code:1 (Corporation)
  • Exempt Org. Status Code:01 (Unconditional Exemption)
  • Tax Period:December, 2016
  • Filing Requirement Category:01 (990 (all other) or 990EZ return)
  • Accounting Period:December
  • NTEE Code:Q300
  • Asset Amount:$50,788,635
  • Asset Code:9 ($50,000,000+)
  • Income Amount:$217,852,093
  • Income Code:9 ($50,000,000+)
  • 990 Revenue Amount:$216,971,926
  • Last Updated:2/17/2018 5:28:03 pm

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