Better Business Bureau Report for
Resources for Community Living

Better Business Bureau Report issued July 2013
Better Business Bureau Report expires July 2015

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Charity Contact Information

Name: Resources for Community Living
Address: 4300 Lincoln Ave. Suite K
  Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
Phone: 847-701-1554
Web Address:
Also known as:RCL
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 1993, Illinois
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: To offer adults with developmental and/or physical disabilities opportunities to achieve greater self-esteem, dignity, and participation in all aspects of community life through affordable, independent housing options, individualized skill instruction, and necessary support services.

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Evaluation Conclusions


Resources for Community Living meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Resources for Community Living (RCL) was established to assist adults with disabilities a chance to live, work and thrive in the community of their choice. Through their professionally trained staff members, RCL offers individualized skill instruction and support services that are designed to increase independence, and allow the participant to remain in their community.

For the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012, Resources for Community Living's program expenses were:

Salaries 82,368
Employee Health Benefits 15,715
Interest 11,698
Insurance 11,157
Depreciation and Amortization 7,893
Taxes 6,842
Professional Fees 6,601
Assessments 4,892
Travel & Transportation 3,367
Utilities 2,469
Office Expense 2,446
Miscellaneous 2,062
Telephone 1,956
Printing 1,360
Postage and Delivery 743
Licenses and Fees 503
Supplies 229
Business Meals 80
Total Program Expenses: $162,381
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Chief Executive : Dr. Robert Walsh, Executive Director

Chair of the Board: Dennis Fiedler
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: President Screws Industries

Board Size: 9

Paid Staff Size: 4

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


Method(s) Used:

direct mail, invitations to fund raising events, print advertisements, radio, grant proposals, internet, cause-related marketing
Fund raising costs were 1% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $187,339, 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 Resources for Community Living's audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012.

Source of Funds  
Net Revenue from Special Events 91,010
Grants and Contracts 53,104
Cash Contributions 43,225
Interest 1,763
Total Income $189,102


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 81%  Fund Raising: 1%  Administrative: 18% 

Total income $189,102
Program expenses $162,381
Fund raising expenses 2,698
Administrative expenses 37,319
Total expenses $202,398
Expenses in Excess of Income (13,296)
Beginning net assets 229,032
Other Changes in Net Assets (13,294)
Ending net assets 215,736
Total liabilities 292,564
Total assets $508,300

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