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BRIGHT BEGINNINGS INC

3418 4TH ST SE, WASHINGTON, DC 20032-5486 | Tax-exempt since Jan. 1991
  • EIN: 52-1697917
  • This organization is not listed in the IRS's most recent list of tax exempt organizations, but we have data associated with this Employer Identification Number. We have reconstructed basic information about the organization (like its name and tax code designation) from an old list of exempt organiations. However, this information may be out of date. It's even possible that the organization no longer has tax exempt status or no longer exists. Know something we don’t about this nonprofit? Let us know.
  • Nonprofit Tax Code Designation: 501(c)(3)
    Defined as: Organizations for any of the following purposes: religious, educational, charitable, scientific, literary, testing for public safety, fostering national or international amateur sports competition (as long as it doesn’t provide athletic facilities or equipment), or the prevention of cruelty to children or animals.
  • Donations to this organization are tax deductible.
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Tax Filings and Audits by Year

The IRS Form 990 is an annual information return that most organizations claiming federal tax-exempt status must file yearly. Read the IRS instructions for 990 forms.

If this organization has filed an amended return, it may not be reflected in the data below. Duplicated download links may be due to resubmissions or amendments to an organization's original return.

If you would like to download Form 990 document PDFs in bulk, the Internet Archive operates a mirror of the original bulk data.

Nonprofit organizations that spend $750,000 or more in Federal grant money in a fiscal year are required to submit an audit covering their finances and compliance. Some of these are program specific, while others, called “single audits,” look at the entire organization. Nonprofit Explorer has PDFs of these audits for some nonprofits for fiscal year 2016 and later. They’re provided by the Federal Audit Clearinghouse.

Fiscal year ending

Sept. 2018

Fiscal year ending Sept.

2018

PDF

990
Audit

Full Text

990 (filed on June 7, 2019)

Full Filing

Raw XML

990

Form 990 and audit documents available

Extracted filing data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 and audit documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

Sept. 2017

Fiscal year ending Sept.

2017

PDF

990
Audit

Full Text

990 (filed on May 18, 2018)

Full Filing

Raw XML

990

Total Revenue

$5,420,803

Total Functional Expenses $5,112,933
Net income $307,870
Notable sources of revenue Percent of total revenue
Contributions $4,734,656 87.3%
Program services $507,396 9.4%
Investment income $100,586 1.9%
Bond proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Rental property income $0
Net fundraising $60,335 1.1%
Sales of assets $288 0.0%
Net inventory sales $0
Other revenue $17,542 0.3%
Notable expenses Percent of total expenses
Executive compensation $145,000 2.8%
Professional fundraising fees $107,564 2.1%
Other salaries and wages $2,751,000 53.8%
Other
Total Assets $11,981,601
Total Liabilities $4,442,235
Net Assets $7,539,366
Fiscal year ending

Sept. 2016

Fiscal year ending Sept.

2016

PDF

Audit

Full Text

990 (filed on Aug. 1, 2017)

Full Filing

Raw XML

990

Total Revenue

$5,616,946

Total Functional Expenses $4,538,311
Net income $1,078,635
Notable sources of revenue Percent of total revenue
Contributions $4,962,110 88.3%
Program services $655,340 11.7%
Investment income $5,126 0.1%
Bond proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Rental property income $0
Net fundraising $1,230 0.0%
Sales of assets -$6,860
Net inventory sales $0
Other revenue $0
Notable expenses Percent of total expenses
Executive compensation $72,705 1.6%
Professional fundraising fees $101,617 2.2%
Other salaries and wages $2,362,211 52.1%
Other
Total Assets $7,868,186
Total Liabilities $636,690
Net Assets $7,231,496
Fiscal year ending

Sept. 2015

Fiscal year ending Sept.

2015

PDF

990

Full Text

990 (filed on March 18, 2016)

Full Filing

Raw XML

990

Total Revenue

$5,902,531

Total Functional Expenses $4,704,810
Net income $1,197,721
Notable sources of revenue Percent of total revenue
Contributions $5,148,732 87.2%
Program services $741,999 12.6%
Investment income $4,780 0.1%
Bond proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Rental property income $0
Net fundraising $6,484 0.1%
Sales of assets $182 0.0%
Net inventory sales $0
Other revenue $354 0.0%
Notable expenses Percent of total expenses
Executive compensation $137,815 2.9%
Professional fundraising fees $29,396 0.6%
Other salaries and wages $2,328,275 49.5%
Other
Total Assets $6,434,071
Total Liabilities $281,210
Net Assets $6,152,861
Fiscal year ending

Sept. 2014

Fiscal year ending Sept.

2014

PDF

990

Full Text

990 (filed on Feb. 13, 2015)

Full Filing

Raw XML

990

Total Revenue

$4,222,960

Total Functional Expenses $3,853,841
Net income $369,119
Notable sources of revenue Percent of total revenue
Contributions $3,476,353 82.3%
Program services $733,674 17.4%
Investment income $4,715 0.1%
Bond proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Rental property income $0
Net fundraising $7,275 0.2%
Sales of assets $0
Net inventory sales $0
Other revenue $943 0.0%
Notable expenses Percent of total expenses
Executive compensation $130,327 3.4%
Professional fundraising fees $93,425 2.4%
Other salaries and wages $1,845,407 47.9%
Other
Total Assets $5,286,775
Total Liabilities $331,635
Net Assets $4,955,140
Fiscal year ending

Sept. 2013

Fiscal year ending Sept.

2013

PDF

990

Raw XML

990

Total Revenue

$3,101,397

Total Functional Expenses $3,499,911
Net income -$398,514
Notable sources of revenue Percent of total revenue
Contributions $1,931,609 62.3%
Program services $1,147,244 37.0%
Investment income $6,431 0.2%
Bond proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Rental property income $0
Net fundraising $16,017 0.5%
Sales of assets $0
Net inventory sales $0
Other revenue $96 0.0%
Notable expenses Percent of total expenses
Executive compensation $130,272 3.7%
Professional fundraising fees $129,361 3.7%
Other salaries and wages $1,760,684 50.3%
Other
Total Assets $4,774,495
Total Liabilities $188,474
Net Assets $4,586,021
Fiscal year ending

Sept. 2012

Fiscal year ending Sept.

2012

PDF

990

Total Revenue

$4,417,734

Total Functional Expenses $3,712,274
Net income $705,460
Notable sources of revenue Percent of total revenue
Contributions $3,411,258 77.2%
Program services $977,828 22.1%
Investment income $11,926 0.3%
Bond proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Rental property income $0
Net fundraising $15,991 0.4%
Sales of assets $0
Net inventory sales $0
Other revenue $731 0.0%
Notable expenses Percent of total expenses
Executive compensation $121,072 3.3%
Professional fundraising fees $41,855 1.1%
Other salaries and wages $1,818,563 49.0%
Other
Total Assets $5,202,554
Total Liabilities $218,019
Net Assets $4,984,535
Fiscal year ending

Sept. 2011

Fiscal year ending Sept.

2011

PDF

990

Total Revenue

$3,425,146

Total Functional Expenses $3,279,558
Net income $145,588
Notable sources of revenue Percent of total revenue
Contributions $2,599,696 75.9%
Program services $795,739 23.2%
Investment income $16,544 0.5%
Bond proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Rental property income $0
Net fundraising $2,629 0.1%
Sales of assets $0
Net inventory sales $0
Other revenue $10,538 0.3%
Notable expenses Percent of total expenses
Executive compensation $129,920 4.0%
Professional fundraising fees $107,736 3.3%
Other salaries and wages $1,555,678 47.4%
Other
Total Assets $4,471,513
Total Liabilities $192,438
Net Assets $4,279,075
Fiscal year ending

Sept. 2010

Fiscal year ending Sept.

2010

PDF

990

Form 990 documents available

Extracted filing data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

Sept. 2009

Fiscal year ending Sept.

2009

PDF

990

Form 990 documents available

Extracted filing data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

Sept. 2008

Fiscal year ending Sept.

2008

PDF

990

Form 990 documents available

Extracted filing data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

Sept. 2007

Fiscal year ending Sept.

2007

PDF

990

Form 990 documents available

Extracted filing data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

Sept. 2006

Fiscal year ending Sept.

2006

PDF

990

Form 990 documents available

Extracted filing data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

Sept. 2005

Fiscal year ending Sept.

2005

PDF

990

Form 990 documents available

Extracted filing data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

Sept. 2004

Fiscal year ending Sept.

2004

PDF

990

Form 990 documents available

Extracted filing data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

Sept. 2003

Fiscal year ending Sept.

2003

PDF

990

Form 990 documents available

Extracted filing data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

May 2003

Fiscal year ending May

2003

PDF

990

Form 990 documents available

Extracted filing data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

May 2002

Fiscal year ending May

2002

PDF

990

Form 990 documents available

Extracted filing data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

May 2001

Fiscal year ending May

2001

PDF

990

Form 990 documents available

Extracted filing data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

About This Data

Nonprofit Explorer includes summary data for nonprofit tax returns and full Form 990 documents, in both PDF and digital formats.

The summary data contains information processed by the IRS during the 2012-2018 calendar years; this generally consists of filings for the 2011-2017 fiscal years, but may include older records. This data release includes only a subset of what can be found in the full Form 990s.

In addition to the raw summary data, we link to PDFs and digital copies of full Form 990 documents wherever possible. This consists of separate releases by the IRS of Form 990 documents processed by the agency, which we update regularly.

We also link to copies of audits nonprofit organizations that spent $750,000 or more in Federal grant money in a single fiscal year since 2016. These audits are copied from the Federal Audit Clearinghouse.

Which Organizations Are Here?

Every organization that has been recognized as tax exempt by the IRS has to file Form 990 every year, unless they make less than $200,000 in revenue and have less than $500,000 in assets, in which case they have to file form 990-EZ. Organizations making less than $50,000 don’t have to file either form but do have to let the IRS they’re still in business via a Form 990N "e-Postcard."

Nonprofit Explorer has organizations claiming tax exemption in each of the 27 subsections of the 501(c) section of the tax code, and which have filed a Form 990, Form 990EZ or Form 990PF. Taxable trusts and private foundations that are required to file a form 990PF are also included. Small organizations filing a Form 990N "e-Postcard" are not included in this data.

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For those interested in acquiring the original data from the source, here’s where our data comes from:

  • Raw filing data. Includes EINs and summary financials as structured data.
  • Exempt Organization profiles. Includes organization names, addresses, etc. You can merge this with the raw filing data using EIN numbers.
  • Form 990 documents requested and processed by Public.Resource.Org and ProPublica. We post bulk downloads of these documents at the Internet Archive.
  • Form 990 documents as XML files. Includes complete filing data (financial details, names of officers, tax schedules, etc.) in machine-readable format. Only available for electronically filed documents.
  • Audits. PDFs of single or program-specific audits for nonprofit organizations that spent $750,000 or more in Federal grant money in a single fiscal year. Available for 2016 and later.