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Bethlehem Center of Charlotte, Inc.


A BBB Accredited Charity since 05/14/2012.


This BBB Accredited Charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability and is a Seal Holder.
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Name: Bethlehem Center of Charlotte, Inc.
Phone: (704) 375-1417
Fax: (704) 371-7432
Address: 2705 Baltimore Ave.
Charlotte, NC 28203
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Website: www.bethlehemcenter.org
Report Creation Date: July 2, 2014
Report Expiration Date: July 2, 2016
Original Business Start Date: January 1940
Principal: Mr. William McDonald, Executive Director
Customer Contact: Mr. William McDonald, Executive Director - (704) 371-7400 or
Employees: 216 Full Time.
Type of Business: Charity - Local
BBB Accreditation: Bethlehem Center of Charlotte, Inc. is a BBB Accredited Charity.

Stated Purpose

Bethlehem Center's purpose is to provide educational opportunities to low-income children and their families to improve the quality of their lives.


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

Bethlehem Center's programs include after school, summer camps, Head Start of Mecklenburg County, senior programs, prevention programs, and family support programs.

Total Program Expenses:$6,809,538

Governance

Chief Executive Officer:William McDonald, Executive Director
Board Size:19
Paid Staff Size:216 Full Time.

Fund Raising

Method(s) Used:Bethlehem Center's fundraising methods include grant proposals 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.


Financial

According to Bethlehem Center of Charlotte, Inc.'s IRS 990 for the year ended December 31, 2012:

Income
 Total Income:$7,492,982
 
Expenses  % of total
Expenses
% of total
Income
 Programs:$6,809,538 86.60%90.88%
 Fund Raising:$0 0.00%0.00%
 Administrative:$1,053,980 13.40%14.07%
 Other:$0 0.00%0.00%
 Total Expenses:$7,863,518
 
* Excess of Expenses over Income$370,536
Ending Net Assets:$966,476
Total Assets$2,870,844
Total Liabilities$1,904,368

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


Additional Contact Information

Additional Phone Numbers
Tel: (704) 371-7400


ID: 231815
Report as of March 27, 2015 12:04
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