Better Business Bureau Report for

Better Business Bureau Report issued January 2015
Better Business Bureau Report expires January 2017

Does not meet one or more standards
This charity does not meet one or more of the 20 standards for Charity Accountability. Find out more...

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Charity Contact Information

Name: AgeOptions
Address: 1048 Lake Street, Suite 300
  Oak Park, IL 60301
Phone: 708-383-0258
Web Address:
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated:
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: None

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Evaluation Conclusions


The BBB of Chicago & Northern Illinois requested but did not receive complete information on the organization’s governance and oversight, effectiveness measures, finances, solicitation materials, annual report, donor privacy, and fundraising disclosures and is unable to verify the organization's compliance with the following 13Standards for Charity Accountability: 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, and 20.
AgeOptions meets the remaining 6 Standards for Charity Accountability. Please note that as of the date of this report 1 out of the 20Standards for Charity Accountability are not currently effective. As a result, this standard has not been applied to this evaluation.
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For the fiscal year ended September 30, 2013, AgeOptions's program expenses were:

Program expense 13,885,438
Total Program Expenses: $13,885,438
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Chief Executive :

Chair of the Board:
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*Compensation includes annual salary and, if applicable, benefit plans, expense accounts, and other allowances.
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Fund Raising


Method(s) Used:

Fund raising costs were % of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $16,258,303, are donations received as a result of fund raising activities.)
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Tax Status


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The following information is based on AgeOptions's audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2013.

Source of Funds  
Federal and other grants 15,751,636
Foundation grants 385,340
Fundraising event 121,327
Investment return 32,862
Miscellaneous income 10,357
In-kind professional services 1,202
Interest income 637
Loss of disposal of assets -403
Total Income $16,302,958


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 87%  Fund Raising: Less than 1%  Administrative: 13% 

Total income $16,302,958
Program expenses $13,885,438
Fund raising expenses 53,131
Administrative expenses 2,160,676
Total expenses $16,099,245
Income in Excess of Expenses 203,713
Beginning net assets 1,226,321
Ending net assets 1,430,034
Total liabilities 5,776,891
Total assets $7,206,925

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