Better Business Bureau Report for
Midwest Council for Children with Disabilities

Better Business Bureau Report issued February 2014
Better Business Bureau Report expires February 2016

This BBB Accredited charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability. Find out more...

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Charity Contact Information

Name: Midwest Council for Children with Disabilities
Address: 1845 East Rand Road - Suite L111
  Arlington Heights, IL 60004
Phone: 847-398-7011
Web Address:
Also known as:Midwest Council for Children with Disabilities
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 2000, Illinois
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: The Midwest Council for Children with Disabilities was founded in 1997 by a group of small business owners to provide financial assistance to children challenged physically, developmentally or cognitively.

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Evaluation Conclusions


Midwest Council for Children with Disabilities (MCCD) meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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MCCD provides families of these children the means to pursue medical treatments and therapies that are not covered by health insurance.

For the fiscal year ended September 30, 2012, MCCD's program expenses were:

Total Program Expenses: $
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Chief Executive : N/A, N/A

Chair of the Board: Dennis Fiedler
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: President of Screws Industries Inc.-Fastener Industry

Board Size: 8

Paid Staff Size: 0

*Compensation includes annual salary and, if applicable, benefit plans, expense accounts, and other allowances.
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Fund Raising


Method(s) Used:

invitations to fund raising events, internet
Fund raising costs were 20% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $571,128, are donations received as a result of fund raising activities.)
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Tax Status


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.
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The following information is based on MCCD's audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2012.

Source of Funds  
Total Public Support and Net Revenues From Special Events 567,078
In-Kind Contributions 4,050
Unrealized Gains 3,658
Total Income $574,786


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 73%  Fund Raising: 25%  Administrative: 2% 

Total income $574,786
Program expenses $350,080
Fund raising expenses 116,605
Administrative expenses 8,386
Total expenses $475,071
Income in Excess of Expenses 99,715
Beginning net assets 382,090
Ending net assets 481,805
Total liabilities 1,000
Total assets $482,805

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