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Communities in Schools of Charlotte-Mecklenburg, Inc.


A BBB Accredited Charity since 11/01/2008.


This BBB Accredited Charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability and is a Seal Holder.
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Name: Communities in Schools of Charlotte-Mecklenburg, Inc.
Phone: (704) 335-0601
Fax: (704) 335-0697
Address: 601 E 5th St STE 300
Charlotte, NC 28202-3094
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Website: www.cischarlotte.org
Report Creation Date: April 30, 2015
Report Expiration Date: April 30, 2018
Original Business Start Date: December 1985
Principal: Ms. Molly Shaw, Executive Director
Customer Contact: Ms. Molly Shaw, Executive Director - (704) 335-0601 or
Entity: Corporation
Incorporated: December 1985, NC
Employees: 109 Full Time.
Type of Business: Charity - Education & Literacy
BBB Accreditation: Communities in Schools of Charlotte-Mecklenburg, Inc. is a BBB Accredited Charity.

Stated Purpose

Communities in Schools helps young people stay in school, successfully learn, and prepare for life by connecting needed community resources with public schools.


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

Charities that meet the Standards for Charity Accountability are eligible to participate in BBB Wise Giving Alliance Charity Seal program. The seal, which can be displayed on the charity's web site and in printed materials, helps inform the public that the charity meets these standards. This organization participates in this program.


Programs

Communities in Schools believes all students deserve five basic resources: 1) a one-on-one relationship with a caring adult, 2) a safe place to learn and grow, 3) a healthy start and future, 4) a marketable skill to use upon graduation, and 5) a chance to give back to peers and community.

Total Program Expenses:$4,866,424

Governance

Chief Executive Officer:Molly Shaw, Executive Director
Board Size:29
Paid Staff Size:109 Full Time.

Fund Raising

Method(s) Used:Communities in Schools utilizes direct mail appeals, invitations to fund-raising events, print advertisements, and grant proposals as fund-raising methods.


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 Communities in Schools of Charlotte-Mecklenburg, Inc.'s IRS 990 for the year ended June 30, 2015:

Income
 Total Income:$6,107,042
 
Expenses  % of total
Expenses
% of total
Income
 Programs:$4,866,424 83.27%79.69%
 Fund Raising:$340,954 5.83%5.58%
 Administrative:$636,714 10.90%10.43%
 Other:$0 0.00%0.00%
 Total Expenses:$5,844,092
 
Excess of Income over Expenses$262,950
Ending Net Assets:$3,918,368
Total Assets$4,107,945
Total Liabilities$189,577

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


ID: 115783
Report as of August 26, 2016 03:34
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