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Agape for Youth, Inc., a Foster Care, Adoption & Reunification Agency


A BBB Accredited Charity since 02/28/2010.


This BBB Accredited Charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability and is a Seal Holder.
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Name: Agape for Youth, Inc., a Foster Care, Adoption & Reunification Agency
Phone: (937) 439-4406
Fax: (937) 439-2908
Address: 2621 Dryden Rd Ste 202
Moraine, OH 45439
Website: www.agapeforyouth.com
Report Expiration Date: February 1, 2015
Original Business Start Date: March 1989
Principal: Mr. Stephen Geib, Executive Director
Customer Contact: Mr. Stephen Geib, Executive Director - (937) 439-4406
Incorporated: March 1989, OH
Employees: 16 Full Time. 4 Part Time.
Type of Business: Charity - Local, Adoption Services, Foster Child Care, Marriage, Family, Child, Individual Counselors, Training Programs, Youth Organizations & Centers
BBB Accreditation: This organization is a BBB Accredited Charity.

Additional DBA Names

Agape for Youth, Inc.

Stated Purpose

According to Agape for Youth, Inc., its mission is "to create a healing environment within a familial structure, which includes acceptance, respect and the celebration of unconditional love."


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

Agape for Youth, Inc. is an Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services licensed foster care/adoption/independent living agency. Its primary function is to recruit, license and train foster/adoptive families to provide a stable, nurturing environment for children referred to and placed in foster/adoptive homes.

Services and programs offered include: traditional foster care for youth with minimal foster family needs; treatment foster care for therapeutic needs of youth in specialized foster homes; an adoptive program including adoption training, education, matching, home studies, supervision and post finalization; and a transitional living program for youth ages 15.5 to 21 as they prepare for independence.

For the year ended June 30, 2011, Agape for Youth, Inc., a Foster Care, Adoption & Reunification Agency's program expenses were:

Foster Care:$2,246,630

Adoption:
$30,109

Reunification:
$236,530
 
Total Program Expenses:$2,513,269

Governance

Chief Executive Officer:Stephen Geib, Executive Director
Chair of the Board:Randall J. Pavlak, President
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:Chief, Sugarcreek Township Fire Department
Board Size:7
Paid Staff Size:16 Full Time. 4 Part Time.

Fund Raising

Agape for Youth, Inc. raises funds through special events and grant proposals.

Fund raising expenses for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2011 totaled 8.5% of related contributions.


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 Agape for Youth, Inc., a Foster Care, Adoption & Reunification Agency's audited financial statement for the year ended June 30, 2011:

Income
 Cash contributions$54,811
 In-kind contributions$186,881
 Foster care & independent program fees$2,294,510
 Adoption program fees$2,500
 Investment gain$7,047
 Miscellaneous income$698
 Training reimbursement$95,760
 Reunification grant$233,682
 Total Income:$2,875,889
 
Expenses  % of total
Expenses
% of total
Income
 Programs:$2,513,269 87.88%87.39%
 Fund Raising:$40,773 1.43%1.42%
 Administrative:$305,782 10.69%10.63%
 Total Expenses:$2,859,824
 
Excess of Income over Expenses$16,065
Ending Net Assets:$467,277

Notes and Comments

The Better Business Bureau took the in-kind donations and expenses reflected in the audited financial statement into consideration when determining compliance with the BBB's Standards for Charity Accountability.

The BBB's Charitable Advisory Serice reports on local charities and determines if they meet the voluntary BBB Standards for Charity Accountability addressing governance and oversight, measuring effectiveness, finances, fund raising and informational materials.


Additional Contact Information

Additional Phone Numbers
Tel: (937) 439-4406


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