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Mental Health Association of Central Carolinas, Inc.

This BBB Accredited Charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Name: Mental Health Association of Central Carolinas, Inc.
Phone: (704) 365-3454
Fax: (704) 365-9973
Address: 3701 Latrobe Dr Ste 140
Charlotte, NC 28211-1164
Report Creation Date: April 18, 2013
Report Expiration Date: April 18, 2015
Original Business Start Date: June 1989
Principal: Ms. Ellis C. Fields, Executive Director
Customer Contact: Ms. Ellis C. Fields, Executive Director - (704) 365-3454 or
Entity: Corporation
Incorporated: June 1989, NC
Employees: 16 Full Time.
Type of Business: Charity - Health

Additional DBA Names

Mental Heath Association of Mecklenburg County

Stated Purpose

The Mental Health Association is the community's leading voice to promote mental wellness, to reduce stigma, and to advocate for effective mental health services. Its mission is to promote mental wellness through advocacy, prevention, and education.

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.


The Mental Health Association's principle activity is to promote mental health advocacy.

Total Program Expenses:$693,010


Chief Executive Officer:Ellis C. Fields, Executive Director
Board Size:21
Paid Staff Size:16 Full Time.

Fund Raising

Method(s) Used:The Mental Health Association's fundraising methods include direct mail appeals, invitations to fundraising events, 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.


According to Mental Health Association of Central Carolinas, Inc.'s IRS 990 for the year ended June 30, 2012:

 Total Income:$930,704
Expenses  % of total
% of total
 Programs:$693,010 83.76%74.46%
 Fund Raising:$80,357 9.71%8.63%
 Administrative:$54,041 6.53%5.81%
 Other:$0 0.00%0.00%
 Total Expenses:$827,408
Excess of Income over Expenses$103,296
Ending Net Assets:$612,920
Total Assets$635,195
Total Liabilities$22,275

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

ID: 115845
Report as of March 30, 2015 05:04
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