Better Business Bureau Report for
Tulsa CASA, Inc.

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


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Charity Contact Information

Name: Tulsa CASA, Inc.
Address: 700 S. Boston Ave., Ste. 230
  Tulsa, OK 74119
Phone: 918-584-2272
Web Address: www.tulsacasa.org
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 1985, Oklahoma
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: " exists to speak for the best interests of abused and neglected children in court by promoting and supporting volunteer representation for children in an effort to provide each child a safe, permanent, nurturing home."

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Evaluation Conclusions

              

Tulsa CASA, Inc. (TCASA) meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Programs

              

Tulsa CASA recruits, screens, trains, and supervises around 120 volunteer advocates every year to work on 150 or so active cases of children in foster care in the court system.

For the fiscal year ended December 31, 2011, TCASA's program expenses were:

  
Recruit, train, supervise volunteer advocates 342,731
Total Program Expenses: $342,731
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Governance

              

Chief Executive : Maura Wilson, Executive Director
Compensation*: 

Chair of the Board: Delise Tomlinson
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Executive Director, Downtown Development Tulsa Regional Chamber

Board Size: 19

Paid Staff Size: 7

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

              

Method(s) Used:

direct mail, invitations to fund raising events, grant proposals, internet, planned giving arrangements
Fund raising costs were 6% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $431,635, 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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Financial

              

The following information is based on TCASA's IRS Form 990 for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2011.

Source of Funds  
Contributions and grants 431,635
Other income 58,128
Investment Income 905
Total Income $490,668


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Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 79%  Fund Raising: 6%  Administrative: 15% 

Total income $490,668
Program expenses $342,731
Fund raising expenses 27,983
Administrative expenses 65,360
Total expenses $436,074
Income in Excess of Expenses 54,594
Beginning net assets 333,555
Ending net assets 388,149
Total liabilities 8,446
Total assets $396,595


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