Better Business Bureau Report for
Community Services Project, Inc.

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

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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 needed assistance for persons with disabilities, including veterans, youth in transition, and the homeless to find and maintain competitive, fulfilling employment opportunities throughout Kentuckiana. This agency serves consumers with disabilities referred to it by various Offices of Vocational Rehab, Job Placement Agencies, and accepts Ticket Assignments from recipients participating in the Federal Government Ticket to Work Program. CSP, Inc., also provides janitorial service job opportunities at our contract sites for referred or recruited persons with disabilities from the above stated agencies and also including the Kentucky Training Assistance Program (KTAP). 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, southern IN and northern TN. Our mission is accomplished through contractual arrangements with the Kentucky Office for Vocational Rehabilitation (KOVR) as a Community Rehab Partner and as an Employment Network (EN) for individuals who assign their Federal Ticket to Work with CSP. Our staff works with each of these indivuals to provide community based adjustment programs as well as job placement services for a competitive employment outcome. In addition, our 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’s internal agency job sites offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, and employee benefits-life, dental, vision insurances, and paid time off. Our staff also works with rehab program providers to ensure employees have the needed reasonable accommodation/s and the job training necessary to perform their work duties. Lastly, CSP staff also provides job opportunities at our work sights for disadvantaged workers participating in the Kentucky Training Assistance Program (KTAP). CSP also provides services to assist other nonprofit organizations enhance their fundraising efforts to raise much need funds with their own private branded online loyalty superstore. CSP's site is at CSP staff can make this program available to all interested nonprofit and/or small business organizations.

For the fiscal year ended June 30, 2014, CSP's program expenses were:

Program services 2,170,165
Total Program Expenses: $2,170,165
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Chief Executive : Mary L. O'Bryan, Pres/CEO/Executive Director

Chair of the Board: Rada Halaseh
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Merrill Lynch, Senior Financial Advisor

Board Size: 5

Paid Staff Size: 175

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


Method(s) Used:

Community Services Project, Inc. primary source of revenue is through contractual arrangements with state government primarily in road side rest areas, local governments and private contractors for the provision of janitorial services. The agency also works with the KOVR by providing community based adjustment and placement services for persons with disabilities. In addition to those sources of revenue, the agency also generates some income from telephone solicitations, invitations to fund raising events, grant proposals, internet appeals, cause-related marketing, amd auctions and bingo.
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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, 2014.

Ending net assets as reported below are unrestricted net assets.

Source of Funds  
Contract service fees 2,559,570
Unrealized gain on investments 18,154
Special events 15,914
Investment income 8,260
Contributions 2,104
Other income 1,665
Total Income $2,605,667


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 80%    Administrative: 20% 

Total income $2,605,667
Program expenses $2,170,165
Fund raising expenses 0
Administrative expenses 526,274
Total expenses $2,696,439
Expenses in Excess of Income (90,772)
Beginning net assets 926,584
Ending net assets 835,812
Total liabilities 99,006
Total assets $934,818

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