Better Business Bureau Report for
Southwest Center for the Developmentally Disabled

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

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Charity Contact Information

Name: Southwest Center for the Developmentally Disabled
Address: 8009 Terry Road
  Louisville, KY 40258
Phone: 502-935-1848
Web Address:
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 1982, Kentucky
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: The mission of the Southwest Center is to provide a structured and supportive environment combined with enriching work opportunities that foster growth and independence for adults with disabilities.

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Evaluation Conclusions


Southwest Center for the Developmentally Disabled meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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The Southwest Center supports individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities through a variety of community based programs including, Adult Day Training, On-site employment, Supported Employment, Residential services, Transportation, PT, ST, OT and Community Living Supports.

For the fiscal year ended December 31, 2012, Southwest Center for the Developmentally Disabled's program expenses were:

Workroom 1,791,795
Residential 520,930
Adult Day Training 302,800
Transportation 297,213
Support services 138,354
Supported employment 98,384
General 41,838
Ceramics 38,623
Other 4,664
Total Program Expenses: $3,234,601
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Chief Executive : Dana Slucher, Executive Director

Chair of the Board: Angie White
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Sales Manager, America's Finest Filter, Inc.

Co-Chair of the Board : Brian Ketterer

Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Financial Analyst, KPMG

Board Size: 11

Paid Staff Size: 150

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Fund Raising


Method(s) Used:

Methods of fund raising include grant proposals, special events, raffles, and website appeals.
Fund raising costs were 12% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $115,640, 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 Southwest Center for the Developmentally Disabled's audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2012.

Ending net assets as reported below include $133,901 in unrestricted net assets and $25,132 in temporarily restricted net assets.

Total assets as reported include $198,704 invested in property and equipment, net.

Source of Funds  
Contracted Services 3,068,756
Direct Client Charges 91,385
Grands and Donations 80,052
Merchandise Sales 32,731
Facilities Rental income 31,180
Fundraising income 28,828
Non Monetary Donations 6,400
Other Department Revenue 3,035
Membership dues 360
Interest 81
Total Income $3,342,808


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 95%  Fund Raising: Less than 1%  Administrative: 5% 

Total income $3,342,808
Program expenses $3,234,601
Fund raising expenses 13,607
Administrative expenses 170,623
Total expenses $3,418,831
Expenses in Excess of Income (76,023)
Beginning net assets 235,056
Ending net assets 159,033
Total liabilities 270,717
Total assets $429,750

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