Better Business Bureau Report for
Green Hill Therapy

Better Business Bureau Report issued April 2012
Better Business Bureau Report expires August 2014

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Charity Contact Information

Name: Green Hill Therapy
Address: 1410 Long Run Road
  Louisville, KY 40245
Phone: 502-244-8011
Web Address:
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 2000, Kentucky
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: Green Hill Therapy is a nonprofit organization which integrates occupational, physical and speech therapy with hippotherapy and aquatherapy, two dynamic treatment programs that address sensory-motor learning in special needs children. Our goal is simple: We want to help kids reach their full potential through proven, playful intervention.

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Evaluation Conclusions


Green Hill Therapy meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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The Mission of Green Hill is to integrate occupational, physical and speech therapy with hippotherapy and aquatherapy, two dynamic treatment programs that address sensory-motor learning in special needs children. Hippotherapy is a treatment tool that uses the movement of the horse to achieve specific benefits in the treatment of the child. Aquatherapy uses the buoyancy, support, accommodating resistance and other unique properties of the aquatic environment to enhance interventions for children with musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, cardiovascular/pulmonary, and skin diseases, disorders, or conditions.

For the fiscal year ended January 31, 2011, Green Hill Therapy's program expenses were:

Program Services 534,986
Total Program Expenses: $534,986
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Chief Executive : Gregory Nielsen, Executive Director

Chair of the Board: Gordon Varner
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Retired, Human Resources, Quaker Oats

Board Size: 9

Paid Staff Size: 17

*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 direct mail, invitations to fund raising events, grant proposals, internet, and planned giving arrangements.
Fund raising costs were 5% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $273,903, 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 Green Hill Therapy's audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended January 31, 2011.

Ending net assets as reported below include $231,893 in unrestricted net assets and $50,000 in temporarily restricted net assets.

Total assets as reported include $717,962 invested in property, land, and equipment.

Source of Funds  
Program Service Fees 415,448
Grant Income 144,098
Direct Contributions 84,366
Fundraising Income 45,439
Rental Income 5,255
Unrealized gain on investments 3,551
Interest Income 1,508
Total Income $699,665


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 86%  Fund Raising: 2%  Administrative: 12%  Other Expenses: Less than 1%

Total income $699,665
Program expenses $534,986
Fund raising expenses 14,197
Administrative expenses 78,118
Other Expenses 2,443
Total expenses $629,744
Income in Excess of Expenses 69,921
Beginning net assets 211,972
Ending net assets 281,893
Total liabilities 605,586
Total assets $887,479

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