Better Business Bureau Report for
Chesterfield CASA

Better Business Bureau Report issued June 2014
Better Business Bureau Report expires July 2016

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

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Charity Contact Information

Name: Chesterfield CASA
Address: 9457 Amberdale Drive
  Richmond, VA 23236
Phone: 804-276-7660
Web Address:
Also known as:Chesterfield County Court Appointed Special Advocate Program, Inc.
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 1996, Virginia
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: The mission of Chesterfield CASA is to promote safe, permanent homes for abused and neglected children by providing trained volunteers to advocate for them throughout their involvement in the juvenile court process.

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Evaluation Conclusions


Chesterfield CASA meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Chesterfield CASA: The Court Appointed Special Advocates program, has served over 1,250 children since 1996. We provide training for volunteers to be advocates for abused and neglected children whose circumstances have risen to the level of risk which requires juvenile court intervention.

For the fiscal year ended June 30, 2013, Chesterfield CASA's program expenses were:

Child Advocacy 217,630
Total Program Expenses: $217,630
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Chief Executive : Ruth Anne Cutright, Executive Director

Chair of the Board: Ken Shepard
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Managing Director, US Trust

Board Size: 7

Paid Staff Size: 5

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Fund Raising


Method(s) Used:

Direct mail, invitations to fund raising events, print advertisements, grant proposals, internet
Fund raising costs were 9% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $275,231, are donations received as a result of fund raising activities.)
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The following information is based on Chesterfield CASA's audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2013.

Source of Funds  
Foundation Grants 133,500
Government Grants 86,759
Contributions 32,690
Special Event Revenue, net of direct expenses 22,282
Interest Income 1,202
Total Income $276,433


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 80%  Fund Raising: 9%  Administrative: 11% 

Total income $276,433
Program expenses $217,630
Fund raising expenses 23,603
Administrative expenses 28,869
Total expenses $270,102
Income in Excess of Expenses 6,331
Beginning net assets 493,432
Ending net assets 499,763
Total liabilities 21,003
Total assets $520,766

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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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