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Autism Services of Mecklenburg County, Inc.

A BBB Accredited Charity since 07/09/2010.

This BBB Accredited Charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability and is a Seal Holder.
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Name: Autism Services of Mecklenburg County, Inc.
Phone: (704) 392-9220
Address: 2211-A Executive St.
Charlotte, NC 28208
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Report Creation Date: June 10, 2014
Report Expiration Date: June 10, 2016
Original Business Start Date: August 1978
Principal: Mr. J. Marc Phillips, Executive Director/CEO
Customer Contact: Mr. J. Marc Phillips, Executive Director/CEO - (704) 392-9220 or
Entity: Non-Profit
Incorporated: August 1978, NC
Employees: 211 Full Time.
Type of Business: Charity - Local
BBB Accreditation: Autism Services of Mecklenburg County, Inc. is a BBB Accredited Charity.

Stated Purpose

Autism Services of Mecklenburg County is a private, not-for-profit organization dedicated to supporting children and adults with autism, traumatic brain injury, and other developmental disabilities.

Evaluation Conclusions

This organization has been evaluated according to the 20 BBB Standards for Charity Accountability. This organization meets all those Standards and is a BBB Accredited Charity.

BBB Charity Seal Participation

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Autism Services of Mecklenburg County provides Residential Services for adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) in eight group homes located throughout the county as well as a Day Activity Program for Adults with I/DD.

Total Program Expenses:$4,163,872


Chief Executive Officer:J. Marc Phillips, Executive Director/CEO
Board Size:11
Paid Staff Size:211 Full Time.

Fund Raising

Method(s) Used:Autism Services of Mecklenburg County's fundraising activities include direct mail appeals, telephone appeals, invitations to fundraising events, print advertisements, grant proposals, and solicitations via its website.

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.


According to Autism Services of Mecklenburg County, Inc.'s IRS 990 for the year ended June 30, 2013:

 Total Income:$4,552,930
Expenses  % of total
% of total
 Programs:$4,163,872 86.84%91.45%
 Fund Raising:$1,227 0.03%0.03%
 Administrative:$629,673 13.13%13.83%
 Other:$0 0.00%0.00%
 Total Expenses:$4,794,772
* Excess of Expenses over Income$241,842
Ending Net Assets:$428,978
Total Assets$659,422
Total Liabilities$230,444

* Excess for the year indicates the portion of income remaining after expenses.

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Report as of July 26, 2014 17:22
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