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Lifespan Inc.


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Name: Lifespan Inc.
Phone: (704) 944-5100
Fax: (704) 944-5211
Address: 200 Clanton Rd
Charlotte, NC 28217-1446
Report Creation Date: April 30, 2015
Report Expiration Date: April 30, 2017
Principal: Ms. Davan Cloninger, President and CEO
Customer Contact: Ms. Davan Cloninger, President and CEO - (704) 944-5100 or
Employees: 574 Full Time.
File Open Date: September 2008
Type of Business: Charity - Education & Literacy, Charity - Community Development & Civic Organizations, Charity - Human Services (i.e. assistance to individuals & families)

Stated Purpose

Lifespan, Inc. operates facilities that specialize in fulfillment contract work for companies. Adults with disabilities work alongside non-handicapped workers, are paid wages commensurate with their productivity, and receive support and guidance from Lifespan supervisors.

Evaluation Conclusions

This organization has been evaluated according to the 20 BBB Standards for Charity Accountability. Donors must decide for themselves the relative importance of the Standards in question.

The following Standard for Charity Accountability was either not in effect or did not apply to this charity at the time of the evaluation.

09:Spend no more than 35% of related contributions on fund raising.

Lifespan does no fundraising but relies on various contracts from medicaid, area mental health, school system, CAP income, and other providers' contracts.

Lifespan Inc. meets the remaining 19 Standards for Charity Accountability.


Total Program Expenses:$15,509,527


Chief Executive Officer:Davan Cloninger, President and CEO
Board Size:18
Paid Staff Size:574 Full Time.

Fund Raising

Method(s) Used:Lifespan, Inc.'s fundraising methods include direct and indirect public support, government contributions, and grants.

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 Lifespan Inc.'s IRS 990 for the year ended June 30, 2014:

 Total Income:$15,394,998
Expenses  % of total
% of total
 Programs:$15,509,527 88.72%100.74%
 Fund Raising:$0 0.00%0.00%
 Administrative:$1,972,413 11.28%12.81%
 Other:$0 0.00%0.00%
 Total Expenses:$17,481,940
* Excess of Expenses over Income$2,086,942
Ending Net Assets:$7,137,216
Total Assets$12,492,020
Total Liabilities$5,354,804

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

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ID: 212354
Report as of April 23, 2017 15:33
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