Better Business Bureau Report for
CHADS Coalition For Mental Health

Better Business Bureau Report issued December 2011
Better Business Bureau Report expires December 2013

This BBB Accredited charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability and is a Seal Holder. Find out more...

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Charity Contact Information

Name: CHADS Coalition For Mental Health
Address: 3775 Gumtree Ln
  St Louis, MO 63129
Phone: 314-952-2046
Web Address:
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 2005, Missouri
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: CHADS Coalition for Mental Health's mission is to advance the knowledge and prevention of adolescent depression and suicide through awareness, education, family support and research

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Evaluation Conclusions


CHADS Coalition For Mental Health (CHADS) meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Suicide prevention program, research grants, summer fellowships, education and family support.

For the fiscal year ended December 31, 2010, CHADS's program expenses were:

Programs 228,582
Total Program Expenses: $228,582
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Chief Executive : Marian McCord , Executive Director

Chair of the Board: Anne Wilding
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Volunteer

Board Size: 14

Paid Staff Size: 5

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


Method(s) Used:

invitations to fund raising events, print advertisements, television, radio, grant proposals, internet, flyers
Fund raising costs were 19% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $268,917, 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 CHADS's IRS Form 990 for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2010.

Source of Funds  
Contributions 229,555
Program Service Revenue 39,288
Other Revenue 12,561
Investment Income 74
Total Income $281,478


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 68%  Fund Raising: 15%  Administrative: 17% 

Total income $281,478
Program expenses $228,582
Fund raising expenses 52,016
Administrative expenses 57,120
Total expenses $337,718
Expenses in Excess of Income (56,240)
Beginning net assets 224,628
Ending net assets 168,388
Total liabilities 32,305
Total assets $200,693

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