Better Business Bureau Report for
Community Services Project, Inc.

Better Business Bureau Report issued July 2012
Better Business Bureau Report expires July 2015

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Charity Contact Information

Name: Community Services Project, Inc.
Address: 1106 Penile Road
  Louisville, KY 40272
Phone: 502-368-4886
Web Address:
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 2002, Kentucky
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: The mission of the Community Services Project, Inc. (CSP, Inc.) is to provide competitive, fulfilling employment opportunities for persons with disabilities. This agency serves consumers with disabilities referred to it by various Offices of Vocational Rehab and accepts Ticket Assignments from recipients of the Federal Government Ticket to Work Program. CSP, Inc., also provides janitorial service job opportunities at their contract sites for persons with disabilities referred by job placement agencies, Kentucky Training Assistance Program (KTAP) recipients and our own recruiting efforts. The organization’s goal is to place all referred or recruited individuals with disabilities in an integrated job position of their choosing in the community.

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Evaluation Conclusions


Community Services Project, Inc. (CSP) meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Community Services Project, Inc. provides job opportunities for persons with disabilities across the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Their mission is accomplished through contractual arrangements with the Kentucky Office for Vocational Rehabilitation (KOVR) and as an Employment Network (EN) accepting Ticket Assignments from recipients of the Federal Government Ticket to Work Program to provide community based adjustment and placement services with a competitive employment outcome for persons with disabilities. In addition, the agency contracts with state and local governments to provide janitorial service job opportunities for persons with disabilities at its contract site locations. These janitorial service jobs are primarily in state road side rest areas. Other job site locations include office complexes, state health care facilities, and other private office buildings/business enterprises. CSP, Inc.’s internal agency job sites offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, and employment benefits such as life, dental and vision insurances, and paid time off. In addition to providing job opportunities, the agency works with rehab program providers to ensure employees have any needed reasonable accommodation and the job training necessary to perform work duties. In addition, CSP provides job opportunities at our work sights for KTAP program members. CSP, Inc. implemented a program on August 18, 2011 to assist other nonprofit organizations enhance their fundraising efforts to raise money through an online mall program @ This program is free for all interested nonprofit organizations to join in the Kentucky and Southern Indiana areas.

For the fiscal year ended June 30, 2011, CSP's program expenses were:

Operations and maintenance 2,578,002
Total Program Expenses: $2,578,002
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Chief Executive : Mary L. O'Bryan, Pres/CEO/Executive Director

Chair of the Board: Amy Underwood, CPA
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: CPA

Board Size: 5

Paid Staff Size: 200

*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 telephone, invitations to fund raising events, print advertisements, radio, internet, door to door, cause-related marketing
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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 CSP's audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2011.

Ending net assets as reported are unrestricted net assets.

Total assets as reported include $11,690 invested in property and equipment.

Source of Funds  
Contract Service Fees 2,955,928
Investment Income 10,116
Contributions 2,707
Gain on sale of fixed asset 350
Other Income 261
Total Income $2,969,362


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 81%    Administrative: 19% 

Total income $2,969,362
Program expenses $2,578,002
Fund raising expenses 0
Administrative expenses 600,804
Total expenses $3,178,806
Expenses in Excess of Income (209,444)
Beginning net assets 1,323,435
Ending net assets 1,113,991
Total liabilities 113,311
Total assets $1,227,302

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