Better Business Bureau Report for
Brain Injury Alliance of Kentucky

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

This BBB Accredited charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability and is a Seal Holder. Find out more...

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Charity Contact Information

Name: Brain Injury Alliance of Kentucky
Address: 7321 New Lagrange Road, Suite 100
  Louisville, KY 40222
Phone: 502-493-0609
Web Address:
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 1986, Kentucky
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: The mission of the Alliance is to serve those affected by brain injury and brain tumor and their families through advocacy, education, prevention, research, service and support.

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Evaluation Conclusions


Brain Injury Alliance of Kentucky (BIAK) meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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1. Advocacy: BIAK advocates for laws that support our mission. The organization has been instrumental in passing mandatory seat belt laws, a graduated license law, TBI Trust Fund. Currently the organization is advocating for insurance companies to cover cognitive rehab. 2. The organization provides education by sponsoring The Brain Injury Summit. 3. The organization does prevention by hosting helmet give aways 4. The organization has four employees doing outreach with brain injury victims and their families.

For the fiscal year ended December 31, 2014, BIAK's program expenses were:

Program 243,765
Total Program Expenses: $243,765
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Chief Executive : Chell Austin, Executive Director

Chair of the Board: Jessica Embry
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Program Manager, Neuro Rstorative

Board Size: 20

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:

Invitations to fund raising events, grant proposals, internet appeals
Fund raising costs were 10% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $357,640, 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 BIAK's audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2014.

Ending net assets as reported below are unrestricted net assets.

Source of Funds  
Contributions 129,711
Grants 100,806
Fund raising events 85,893
Other events 31,184
Program fees 23,587
Local Chapters 10,046
Other 75
Investment income 71
Total Income $381,373


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 73%  Fund Raising: 11%  Administrative: 16% 

Total income $381,373
Program expenses $243,765
Fund raising expenses 37,007
Administrative expenses 54,591
Total expenses $335,363
Income in Excess of Expenses 46,010
Beginning net assets 74,756
Ending net assets 120,766
Total liabilities
Total assets $120,766

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