Better Business Bureau Report for
Kids' Klubs, Inc.

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


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: Kids' Klubs, Inc.
Address: P.O Box 163
  Malden, IL 61337
Phone: 815-643-2307
Web Address: www.kidsklubs.org
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 1962, Illinois
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: None

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Evaluation Conclusions

              

Kids' Klubs, Inc. does not meet the following 3 Standards for Charity Accountability.

Standard 8: Program Service Expense Ratio - Spend at least 65% of its total expenses on program activities.

Kids' Klubs, Inc. does not meet this Standard because:

  • According to the its IRS Form 990 for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2013, the organization spent $17,259 or 19% of its total expenses ($91,623) on program service activities.

Standard 13: Accuracy of Expenses in Financial Statements - Accurately report the charity's expenses, including any joint cost allocations, in its financial statements. For example, audited or unaudited statements which inaccurately claim zero fund raising expenses or otherwise understate the amount a charity spends on fund raising, and/or overstate the amount it spends on programs will not meet this standard.

Kids' Klubs, Inc. does not meet this Standard because its IRS Form 990 for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2013:

  • Reports the organization had no administrative expenses.

Standard 14: Budget - Have a board-approved annual budget for its current fiscal year, outlining projected expenses for major program activities, fund raising, and administration.

Kids' Klubs, Inc. does not meet this Standard because, when the organization provided budget information, it indicated that the budget:

  • Was not produced for the current fiscal year.
In addition, 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 16Standards for Charity Accountability: 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, and 20.
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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Programs

              



For the fiscal year ended December 31, 2013, Kids' Klubs, Inc.'s program expenses were:

  
Overnight Camp 11,944
Bible Klubs 4,814
Day Camp 501
Total Program Expenses: $17,259
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Governance

              

Chief Executive :
Compensation*: 

Chair of the Board:
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:

Board Size:

Paid Staff Size:

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

              

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Tax Status

              

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Financial

              

The following information is based on Kids' Klubs, Inc.'s IRS Form 990 for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2013.

Source of Funds  
Contributions, gifts, grants, and similar amounts received 80,358
Program Service Revenue including government fees and contracts 6,591
Investment income 114
Total Income $87,063


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Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 100%    Administrative: 0 

Total income $87,063
Program expenses $17,259
Fund raising expenses 0
Administrative expenses 0
Total expenses $91,623
Expenses in Excess of Income (4,560)
Beginning net assets 114,000
Ending net assets 109,540
Total liabilities
Total assets $109,540


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