Better Business Bureau Report for
Shively Area Ministries

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

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Charity Contact Information

Name: Shively Area Ministries
Address: 4415 Dixie Highway
  Louisville, KY 40216
Phone: 502-447-4330
Web Address:
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 1988, Kentucky
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: To respond to persons in poverty and crisis by uniting the community for service. To offer immediate care to those in crisis and to offer hope through empowerment while striving for financial stability for clients and for the organization.

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Evaluation Conclusions


Shively Area Ministries meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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We provide emergency assistance by helping clients with rent or utilities or prescription assistance. We also provide a 3 day emergency food order. Meals on wheels, counseling, transportation vouchers and referrals to other agencies as requested or needed.

For the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012, Shively Area Ministries's program expenses were:

Program services 446,559
Total Program Expenses: $446,559
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Chief Executive : Roxanna Trivitt, Executive Director

Chair of the Board: John Frazier
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Pastor

Board Size: 19

Paid Staff Size: 7

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


Method(s) Used:

Methods of fund raising include direct mail, invitations to fund raising events, print advertisements, grant proposals, and internet appeals.
Fund raising costs were 4% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $724,001, 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 Shively Area Ministries's audited financial statements - combined for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012.

Ending net assets as reported below include $353,350 in unrestricted net assets and $180,945 in temporarily restricted net assets.

Total assets as reported include $584,187 invested in property, land, and equipment.

Source of Funds  
Capital campaign 199,344
Donated food 129,553
Public support 121,038
Organizational grants 81,846
Organizational support 70,260
Fund raising 65,010
Government grants 56,950
Other income 6,980
Interest 161
Total Income $731,142


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 85%  Fund Raising: 6%  Administrative: 9% 

Total income $731,142
Program expenses $446,559
Fund raising expenses 30,055
Administrative expenses 45,770
Total expenses $522,384
Income in Excess of Expenses 208,758
Beginning net assets 325,537
Other Changes in Net Assets 208,758
Ending net assets 534,295
Total liabilities 254,272
Total assets $788,567

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