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Carolina Crown, Inc.


A BBB Accredited Charity since 02/21/2010.


This BBB Accredited Charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability and is a Seal Holder.
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Name: Carolina Crown, Inc.
Phone: (803) 547-2270
Address: 227 A Main St.
Fort Mill, SC 29715
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Website: www.carolinacrown.org
Report Creation Date: December 30, 2014
Report Expiration Date: December 30, 2016
Original Business Start Date: January 1988
Principal: Mr. Kevin Smith, Executive Director
Customer Contact: Mr. Kevin Smith, Executive Director - (803) 547-2270 or
Type of Business: Charity - Local
BBB Accreditation: Carolina Crown, Inc. is a BBB Accredited Charity.

Stated Purpose

Carolina Crown Inc.'s mission is "Developing lifelong excellence in young people through a superior and challenging performing arts education experience."


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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Programs

Carolina Crown Inc.'s primary program offering is a world class competitive marching unit that tours 12,000 miles over 10-weeks each summer. This group of 150 high school and college-aged students are primarily from the Carolinas, but also come from throughout the remaining United States and as far away as Japan, England, the Netherlands, Korea, and Thailand. the organization also sponsors five area middle/high school "honor bands" as well as educational workshops for Carolinas' students in percussion, color guard, brass and leadership, four major events including NightBEAT and BandBEAT.

Total Program Expenses:$1,361,616

Governance

Chief Executive Officer:Kevin Smith, Executive Director
Board Size:12
Paid Staff Size:5 Full Time.

Fund Raising

Method(s) Used:Carolina Crown Inc.'s fundraising methods include direct mail appeals, fundraising methods, print advertisements, and grant proposals.


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.


Financial

According to Carolina Crown, Inc.'s IRS 990 for the year ended December 31, 2013:

Income
 Total Income:$1,860,134
 
Expenses  % of total
Expenses
% of total
Income
 Programs:$1,361,616 76.66%73.20%
 Fund Raising:$0 0.00%0.00%
 Administrative:$414,666 23.34%22.29%
 Other:$0 0.00%0.00%
 Total Expenses:$1,776,282
 
Excess of Income over Expenses$83,852
Ending Net Assets:$154,243
Total Assets$815,524
Total Liabilities$661,281

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


ID: 231452
Report as of July 6, 2015 09:51
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