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Habitat for Humanity of Charlotte


A BBB Accredited Charity since 06/28/2010.


This BBB Accredited Charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability and is a Seal Holder.
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Name: Habitat for Humanity of Charlotte
Phone: (704) 376-2054
Fax: (704) 342-1797
Address: 3815 Latrobe Dr
Charlotte, NC 28211-1166
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Website: www.habitatcharlotte.org
Report Creation Date: September 6, 2013
Report Expiration Date: September 6, 2015
Original Business Start Date: June 1905
Principal: Ms. Laura Belcher, President and CEO
Customer Contact: Ms. Laura Belcher, President and CEO -
Entity: Corporation
Incorporated: February 1983, NC
Employees: 93 Full Time.
Type of Business: Charity - Local
BBB Accreditation: Habitat for Humanity of Charlotte is a BBB Accredited Charity.

Additional DBA Names

Habitat for Humanity ReStore
Habitat for Humanity of Charlotte, Inc.

Stated Purpose

Seeking to put God's love into action, Habitat for Humanity of Charlotte brings people together to build homes, communities and hope. Since 1983, Habitat Charlotte has served approximately 1,400 families in Charlotte with affordable housing.


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

This organization assists in the construction of single family homes.

Total Program Expenses:$13,617,329

Governance

Chief Executive Officer:Laura Belcher, President and CEO
Board Size:23
Paid Staff Size:93 Full Time.

Fund Raising

Method(s) Used:This organization utilizes direct mail appeals, telephone appeals, fund-raising events, 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 Habitat for Humanity of Charlotte's IRS 990 for the year ended June 30, 2012:

Income
 Total Income:$14,636,973
 
Expenses  % of total
Expenses
% of total
Income
 Programs:$13,617,329 92.42%93.03%
 Fund Raising:$597,973 4.06%4.09%
 Administrative:$518,494 3.52%3.54%
 Other:$0 0.00%0.00%
 Total Expenses:$14,733,796
 
* Excess of Expenses over Income$96,823
Ending Net Assets:$29,777,838
Total Assets$33,691,346
Total Liabilities$3,913,508

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


Additional Contact Information

Additional Addresses
PO Box 220287
Charlotte, NC  28222-0287

Additional Phone Numbers
Tel: (704) 392-4495


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ID: 104914
Report as of December 22, 2014 09:39
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