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Autism Services of Mecklenburg County, Inc.

A BBB Accredited Charity since 07/09/2010.

This BBB Accredited Charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability and is a Seal Holder.
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Name: Autism Services of Mecklenburg County, Inc.
Phone: (704) 392-9220
Fax: (704) 392-9221
Address: 2211 Executive St STE A
Charlotte, NC 28208-3655
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Report Creation Date: March 1, 2016
Report Expiration Date: March 1, 2018
Original Business Start Date: August 1978
Principal: Mr. J. Marc Phillips, Executive Director/CEO
Customer Contact: Mr. J. Marc Phillips, Executive Director/CEO -
Entity: Non-Profit
Incorporated: August 1978, NC
Employees: 76 Full Time. 57 Part Time.
Type of Business: Charity - Human Services (i.e. assistance to individuals & families)
BBB Accreditation: Autism Services of Mecklenburg County, Inc. is a BBB Accredited Charity.

Stated Purpose

Autism Services of Mecklenburg County's mission is to provide the highest quality residential and support services for adults with Autism, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and other disabilities by listening to and respecting the rights of each individual and their family, and assisting them to be active and involved members of the community.

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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Autism Services of Mecklenburg County provides Residential Services for adults with Autism, Traumatic Brain Injury, and other Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) in eight group homes in the Charlotte area.

Total Program Expenses:$3,294,138


Chief Executive Officer:J. Marc Phillips, Executive Director/CEO
Board Size:10
Paid Staff Size:76 Full Time. 57 Part Time.

Fund Raising

Method(s) Used:Autism Services of Mecklenburg County's fundraising activities include email and direct-mail appeals, fundraising events, print advertisements, grant writing, and solicitations via its website.

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 Autism Services of Mecklenburg County, Inc.'s IRS 990 for the year ended June 30, 2016:

 Total Income:$3,958,214
Expenses  % of total
% of total
 Programs:$3,294,138 84.61%83.22%
 Fund Raising:$1,004 0.03%0.03%
 Administrative:$598,227 15.37%15.11%
 Other:$0 0.00%0.00%
 Total Expenses:$3,893,369
Excess of Income over Expenses$64,845
Ending Net Assets:$567,040
Total Assets$857,727
Total Liabilities$290,687

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

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ID: 212431
Report as of April 26, 2017 15:11
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