Better Business Bureau Report for
Kids Center for Pediatric Therapies

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

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Charity Contact Information

Name: Kids Center for Pediatric Therapies
Address: 982 Eastern Pkwy. #6
  Louisville, KY 40217
Phone: 502-635-6397
Web Address:
Also known as:Cerebral Palsy KIDS Center
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 1958, Kentucky
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: The Cerebral Palsy K.I.D.S. Center, Inc., dba the Kids Center for Pediatric Therapies, has a twofold mission. The first is to involve, in a meaningful way, children with cerebral palsy and other developmental needs, and members of their families, in the mainstream of society, thus insuring their ability to assume their rights as equal citizens. The second mission is to ensure the ability of these children and families to receive services, as needed, to minimize the effects of these disabilities.

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Evaluation Conclusions


Kids Center for Pediatric Therapies meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Cerebral Palsy K.I.D.S. Center, dba the Kids Center for Pediatric Therapies, offers a variety of therapeutic services to families with developmentally disabled children and adolescents, with special emphasis on the needs of children from birth to age five. These therapeutic services include -- physical therapy, -- occupational therapy, --speech and language therapy, and --family support and education. All therapy is performed by licensed therapists who deal exclusively with children.

For the fiscal year ended June 30, 2013, Kids Center for Pediatric Therapies's program expenses were:

Program Services 2,278,615
Total Program Expenses: $2,278,615
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Chief Executive : David D. Ramer, Executive Director

Chair of the Board: William H. Haden, Jr.
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Attorney, Stites & Harbison

Board Size: 24

Paid Staff Size: 34

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Fund Raising


Method(s) Used:

Methods of fund raising include direct mail, invitations to fund raising events, radio, grant proposals, and internet appeals.

In addition, the Kids Center for Pediatric Therapies is a Metro United Way member agency.

Fund raising costs were 11% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $1,505,273, 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 Kids Center for Pediatric Therapies's audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2013.

Ending net assets as reported below include $7,296,886 in unrestricted net assets , $867,516 in temporarily restricted net assets, and $301,216 in permanently restricted net assets.

Unrestricted net assets include $1,349,033 in undesignated assets and $5,947,853 in Board designated assets.

Total assets as reported include $901,104 invested in property and equipment, net.

Source of Funds  
Public Support: indirect 903,483
Program Service Fees 689,522
Fundraising 587,258
Net (loss) gain on investments 463,123
Dividend income 132,998
Interest income 18,676
Public Support: direct 14,532
Total Income $2,809,592


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 86%  Fund Raising: 6%  Administrative: 8% 

Total income $2,809,592
Program expenses $2,278,615
Fund raising expenses 160,650
Administrative expenses 208,380
Total expenses $2,647,645
Income in Excess of Expenses 161,947
Beginning net assets 8,303,671
Ending net assets 8,465,618
Total liabilities 66,528
Total assets $8,532,146

This report was originally issued in January 2013. Financial information in the report was updated in March 2014.

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