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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Senior Centers, 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: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Senior Centers, Inc.
Phone: (704) 522-6222
Fax: (704) 522-6444
Address: 2225 Tyvola Rd
Charlotte, NC 28210-2922
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Report Creation Date: April 16, 2013
Report Expiration Date: April 16, 2015
Original Business Start Date: September 1984
Principal: Ms. Trena Palmer, Executive Director
Customer Contact: Ms. Trena Palmer, Executive Director - (704) 522-6222 or
Entity: Corporation
Incorporated: June 1985, NC
Employees: 115 Full Time.
Type of Business: Charity - Local
BBB Accreditation: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Senior Centers, Inc. is a BBB Accredited Charity.

Stated Purpose

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Senior Centers, Inc. provides community focal points on aging where older persons can come together to receive a broad spectrum of services and activities.

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.


Charlotte-Mecklenburg Senior Centers, Inc. programs include: information and referral, health and wellness, and counseling on legal and social issues.

Total Program Expenses:$1,103,002


Chief Executive Officer:Trena Palmer, Executive Director
Board Size:17
Paid Staff Size:115 Full Time.

Fund Raising

Method(s) Used:Charlotte-Mecklenburg Senior Centers, Inc.'s fundraising methods include direct and indirect public support, government contribution 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 Charlotte-Mecklenburg Senior Centers, Inc.'s IRS 990 for the year ended June 30, 2012:

 Total Income:$1,285,863
Expenses     % of total
% of total
  Programs: $1,103,002   85.20% 85.78%
  Fund Raising: $74,625   5.76% 5.80%
  Administrative: $117,008   9.04% 9.10%
  Other: $0   0.00% 0.00%
  Total Expenses: $1,294,635
* Excess of Expenses over Income$8,772
Ending Net Assets:$1,436,733
Total Assets$1,523,567
Total Liabilities$86,834

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

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Report as of April 17, 2014 03:52
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