Better Business Bureau Report for
Alzheimer's Association, Greater Richmond Chapter

Better Business Bureau Report issued July 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: Alzheimer's Association, Greater Richmond Chapter
Address: 4600 Cox Road
Suite 130
  Glen Allen, VA 23060
Phone: 804-967-2580
Web Address:
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 1983, Virginia

Mission: "Provide education and support to individuals with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, their families, and caregivers."

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Evaluation Conclusions


Alzheimer's Association, Greater Richmond Chapter meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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The Chapter offers five core services: information and referral, support groups, education, care consultation, and safety programs.

For the fiscal year ended June 30, 2013, Alzheimer's Association, Greater Richmond Chapter's program expenses were:

Public awareness 643,234
Family and education services 267,960
Professional training and services 138,543
Public policy 21,195
Research 10,000
Total Program Expenses: $1,080,932
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Chief Executive : Sherry Peterson, Chief Executive Officer

Chair of the Board: Andrea Yoak
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: ThompsonMcMullan

Board Size: 16

Paid Staff Size: 14

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Fund Raising


Method(s) Used:

Direct mail, invitations to fund raising events, grant proposals, online appeals, & planned giving arrangements.
Fund raising costs were 11% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $1,088,052, are donations received as a result of fund raising activities.)
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The following information is based on Alzheimer's Association, Greater Richmond Chapter's audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2013.

Source of Funds  
Fundraising events 662,562
Foundation grants 131,845
Donated rent, services, and event supplies 113,214
Government grants 86,785
Program services 67,608
Other grants 62,463
Annual contributions 57,368
Public support 52,661
Memorials and tributes 47,027
Investment income 40,878
Other 10,480
Bequests 5,663
Other individuals 100
Net amount remitted to National Office -142,116
Total Income $1,196,538


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 81%  Fund Raising: 9%  Administrative: 10% 

Total income $1,196,538
Program expenses $1,080,932
Fund raising expenses 115,449
Administrative expenses 127,466
Total expenses $1,323,847
Expenses in Excess of Income (127,309)
Beginning net assets 661,934
Ending net assets 534,625
Total liabilities 150,324
Total assets $684,949

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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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