Better Business Bureau Report for
Centro Latino of Shelbyville

Better Business Bureau Report issued February 2012
Better Business Bureau Report expires February 2014

This BBB Accredited charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability. Find out more...

Find out more about this charity:

Back To Top

Charity Contact Information

Name: Centro Latino of Shelbyville
Address: 121 Main Street
  Shelbyville, KY 40065
Phone: 502-647-3349
Web Address:
Back To Top

Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 2002, Kentucky
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: The mission of Centro Latino of Shelbyville, Inc. is to advocate for the rights and well-being of the Hispanic/Latino people, particularly the most vulnerable, through: partnership, education, and commitment to justice, service, and empowerment, in Oldham, Shelby, Henry, Spencer, and Trimble counties, in Kentucky.

Back To Top

Evaluation Conclusions


Centro Latino of Shelbyville meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
Back To Top



Centro Latino serves as an advocate for the Latino community and provides an array of programs and services that include: -- Spanish Literacy Classes Leading to a GED -- English as a Second Language Class -- Computer Operations Class in Spanish -- Translation Services -- Clothing Distribution for Hispanics & other needy people -- Food Distribution Daily for Hispanics & other needy people -- Community Resource Referrals: housing, medical and legal -- Various Health and Seasonal programs -- Volunteer Opportunities -- Advocacy Programs to assist with wage theft, etc.

For the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012, Centro Latino of Shelbyville's program expenses were:

Program services 88,533
Total Program Expenses: $88,533
Back To Top



Chief Executive : Sister Pat Reno, OP, Executive Director

Chair of the Board: William J. Reidy
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Owner, CEO of ReDoIt Sports

Board Size: 10

Paid Staff Size: 1

Back To Top

Fund Raising


Method(s) Used:

Methods of fund raising include direct mail and grant proposals.

In addition, Centro Latino is a Metro United Way member agency.

Fund raising costs were 2% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $112,201, are donations received as a result of fund raising activities.)
Back To Top

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.
Back To Top



The following information is based on Centro Latino of Shelbyville's IRS Form 990 for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012.

Ending net assets as reported are unrestricted net assets.

Total assets as report include $394,948 invested in land, buildings, and equipment.

Source of Funds  
Contributions, gifts, grants, and similar amounts received 63,540
In-Kind Contribution 45,600
Contributions - Federated Campaigns 3,061
Investment income 1,208
Total Income $113,409


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 89%  Fund Raising: 3%  Administrative: 8% 

Total income $113,409
Program expenses $88,533
Fund raising expenses 2,662
Administrative expenses 7,703
Total expenses $98,898
Income in Excess of Expenses 14,511
Beginning net assets 391,498
Ending net assets 406,009
Total liabilities 42,657
Total assets $448,666

This report was originally issued in February 2012. Financial information in the report was updated in March 2013.

Back To Top

An organization may change its practices at any time without notice. A copy of this report has been shared with the organization prior to publication. It is not intended to recommend or deprecate, and is furnished solely to assist you in exercising your own judgment. If the report is about a charity and states the charity meets or does not meet the BBB Standards for Charity Accountability, it reflects the results of an evaluation of information and materials provided voluntarily by the charity. The name Better Business Bureau is a registered service mark of the Council of Better Business Bureaus, Inc.

This report is not to be used for fund raising or promotional purposes.

Send to:

What is an Accredited Charity