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AIM for the Handicapped, Inc.

A BBB Accredited Charity since 10/29/2012.

This BBB Accredited Charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability and is a Seal Holder.
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Name: AIM for the Handicapped, Inc.
Phone: (937) 294-4611
Fax: (937) 294-3783
Address: 945 Danbury Rd
Dayton, OH 45420
Report Expiration Date: October 1, 2014
Original Business Start Date: January 1958
Principal: Dr. Jo A. Geiger, Executive Director
Customer Contact: Ms. Kim Becknell, Executive Secretary - (937) 294-4611
Entity: Corporation
Incorporated: January 1963, OH
Employees: 5 Full Time.
Type of Business: Charity - Local, Charity - Children & Youth
BBB Accreditation: This organization is a BBB Accredited Charity.

Additional DBA Names

Adventures in Movement for the Handicapped, Inc.

BBB Comments

When determining if AIM for the Handicapped, Inc. met the BBB's Standards for Charity Accountability, the Better Business Bureau took into consideration a large tax bill the organization reported was incurred in 2005. The organization reports the tax bill is a nonrecurring expense.

Stated Purpose

According to AIM for the Handicapped, Inc., its purpose is to "help individuals with physical, emotional and learning disabilities, orthopedic or coordination problems achieve their highest potential through the AIM Method of Specialized Movement Education."

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.


AIM for the Handicapped, Inc.'s activities include providing classes to the blind, deaf, mentally or emotionally handicapped, learning disabled and those with coordination problems. These classes include encouraging the student to perform rhythmical exercises involving the fine and gross motor skills.

Total Program Expenses:$236,399


Chief Executive Officer:Dr. Jo A. Geiger
Chair of the Board:Jean Collett
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:Retired
Board Size:16
Paid Staff Size:5 Full Time.

Fund Raising

AIM for the Handicapped, Inc. raises funds through direct mail, the Nancy Lopez Golf Tournament and special events.

Fund raising expenses for the fiscal year ending November 30, 2011 totaled 8.2% 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.


According to AIM for the Handicapped, Inc.'s IRS Form 990 for the year ended November 30, 2011:

 Nancy Lopez Tournament-net of direct expenses$290,214
 Fund raisers$9,259
 Total Income:$343,570
Expenses  % of total
% of total
 Programs:$236,399 71.23%68.81%
 Fund Raising:$27,740 8.36%8.07%
 Administrative:$67,719 20.41%19.71%
 Total Expenses:$331,858
Excess of Income over Expenses$11,712
Ending Net Assets:$216,237

Notes and Comments

The BBB's Charitable Advisory Service 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: (800) 332-8210

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