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Council for Children's Rights, Inc.

This BBB Accredited Charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Name: Council for Children's Rights, Inc.
Phone: (704) 372-7961
Fax: (704) 372-5941
Address: 601 E 5th St Ste 510
Charlotte, NC 28202-3031
Report Creation Date: April 30, 2015
Report Expiration Date: April 30, 2017
Original Business Start Date: January 1979
Principal: Ms. Susan Campbell Ph.D., Executive Director
Customer Contact: Ms. Susan Campbell Ph.D., Executive Director - (704) 372-7961 or
Entity: Corporation
Incorporated: January 1979, NC
Employees: 51 Full Time.
Type of Business: Charity - Local

Stated Purpose

Council for Children protects, promotes, and passionately represents children, their needs, and their issues by advocating at local and state levels.

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.


Council for Children speaks on behalf of the children in crisis who have been neglected, recognizes that there are classes of children whose needs are not being met by the Human Service system, and collaborates with other agencies.

Total Program Expenses:$2,415,789


Chief Executive Officer:Susan Campbell, Executive Director
Board Size:18
Paid Staff Size:51 Full Time.

Fund Raising

Method(s) Used:Council for Children utilizes direct mail appeals, invitations to fundraising events, and grant proposals as its methods of fundraising.

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 Council for Children's Rights, Inc.'s IRS 990 for the year ended June 30, 2014:

 Total Income:$1,548,143
Expenses  % of total
% of total
 Programs:$2,415,789 88.33%156.04%
 Fund Raising:$204,033 7.46%13.18%
 Administrative:$115,256 4.21%7.44%
 Other:$0 0.00%0.00%
 Total Expenses:$2,735,078
* Excess of Expenses over Income$1,186,935
Ending Net Assets:$1,525,374
Total Assets$1,571,201
Total Liabilities$45,827

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

ID: 115849
Report as of October 4, 2015 03:38
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