Better Business Bureau Report for
Interfaith Senior Programs, Inc.

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

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Charity Contact Information

Name: Interfaith Senior Programs, Inc.
Address: 210 NW Barstow Street
Suite 101
  Waukesha, WI 53188-3771
Phone: 262-549-3348
Web Address:
Also known as:Interfaith
Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of Waukesha County
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Formerly known as:Interfaith Caregiving Network, Inc.
Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of Waukesha County, Inc.

Year, State Incorporated: 1981, Wisconsin
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: The mission of Interfaith Senior Programs, Inc. is to help older adults, adults with disabilities, and family caregivers live dignified, meaningful, and engaged lives in the community while maintaining their independence for as long as possible.

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Evaluation Conclusions


Interfaith Senior Programs, Inc. meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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The Faith in Action Program helps Waukesha County seniors and adults with disabilities to remain independent in their homes through a network of trained volunteers providing self-sufficiency services at no charge. Volunteers are recruited through a network of 73 Waukesha County faith communities. In 2012, 97% (130 0f 134 clients surveyed) indicated that services help them maintain their health. A total of 1,041 individuals received help. The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of Waukesha County serves nonprofit and government organizations throughout Waukesha County by recruiting and placing senior volunteers to meet critical community needs. In 2012, 651 RSVP volunteers provided 24,388 hours of service to 78 schools, hospitals, and nonprofit organizations in the community. The Transportation Collaborative is a partnership of nonprofit agencies, transportation providers, and funders that respond to immediate transportation needs for a variety of client populations throughout Waukesha County. Interfaith Senior Programs, Inc. serves as the lead agency for the partnership. In 2012, 709 individuals received a total of 6,282 rides.

For the fiscal year ended December 31, 2012, Interfaith Senior Programs, Inc.'s program expenses were:

Faith In Action 273,439
Retired and Senior Volunteer Program 192,754
Caregiver Consortium 99,944
Collaborative Transportation 28,469
WI State Faith in Action 12,857
Total Program Expenses: $607,463
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Chief Executive : Kathleen Gale, Executive Director

Chair of the Board: Glen Choban
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Vice President of Assisted Living

Board Size: 16

Paid Staff Size: 15

*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, planned giving arrangements
Fund raising costs were 7% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $958,513, 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 Interfaith Senior Programs, Inc.'s audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2012.

Source of Funds  
United Way 322,973
Foundations 153,075
Individual Contributions 99,114
Corporation for National and Community Service 81,699
Special Events Income 76,516
InKind Income 72,973
State of WI Dept of Transportation 47,381
Aging and Disability Resource Center 36,596
Corporate Contributions 25,249
Community Development Block Grant 15,000
Investment Income 14,509
ProHealth Care's Regional Cancer Center 14,252
State of WI Dept of Health 12,660
State Faith in Action Membership Fees 1,025
Total Income $973,022


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

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

Total income $973,022
Program expenses $607,463
Fund raising expenses 70,903
Administrative expenses 63,936
Total expenses $742,302
Income in Excess of Expenses 230,720
Beginning net assets 488,657
Ending net assets 719,377
Total liabilities 53,038
Total assets $772,415

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