Standards for Charity Accountability
- 1. Board Oversight
- 2. Board Size
- 3. Board Meetings
- 4. Board Compensation
- 5. Conflict of Interest
- 6. Effectiveness Policy
- 7. Effectiveness Report
- 8. Program Expenses
- 9. Fund Raising Expenses
- 10. Accumulating Funds
- 11. Audit Report
- 12. Detailed Expense Breakdown
- 13. Accurate Expense Reporting
- 14. Budget Plan
Fund Raising & Info
- 15. Truthful Materials
- 16. Annual Report
- 17. Website Disclosures
- 18. Donor Privacy
- 19. Cause Marketing Disclosures
- 20. Complaints
ACCESS meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
Through partnership with a caring community, ACCESS provides immediate and long-term solutions that lead people in need toward self-sufficiency.
Business incorporated: 06/01/1976 in OR
Also Known As: Access, Inc , Aging Community Coordinated Enterprises and Supportive Services, Inc
ACCESS currently serves Jackson County residents through programs designed to address issues from one-time emergencies to longer-term issues. With a focus on education, ACCESS helps low-income families and seniors through economic crisis by guiding them through changes in the habits that help them become self-sustaining. Programs available include: Information & Referral: A one-stop resource providing the community with information and assistance about services and products available to low-income residents. Energy Department: Energy and Weatherization programs help address the immediate needs of low-income people as well as long term solutions to save energy and reduce energy consumption. Support Services: Addresses the varied needs of low-income families, seniors and persons with disabilities. Housing Department: Programs and services that offer low to moderate income people the opportunity to live in decent, safe, and housing. Nutrition Department: ACCESS provides emergency food boxes to hungry families and individuals in Jackson County to individuals and through a network of over 20 food pantries. Veterans Services: ACCESS supports veterans and their families who are struggling with homelessness through Support Services for Veterans & VA Families Program (SSVF) funded by the Department of Veteran Affairs. The objective is to assist families transitioning from homelessness to permanent housing and to prevent at-risk families from becoming homeless.
This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.
The following information is based on ACCESS's Consolidated Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ending Saturday, June 30, 2012.
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