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Community Action Partnership

A BBB Accredited Charity since 05/10/2010.

This BBB Accredited Charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability and is a Seal Holder.
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Name: Community Action Partnership
Phone: (937) 341-5000
Fax: (937) 341-5002
Address: 719 S Main St
Dayton, OH 45402
Report Expiration Date: July 1, 2016
Original Business Start Date: December 1964
Principal: Mr. John (Tim) Donnellan, Executive Director
Customer Contact: Mr. John (Tim) Donnellan, Executive Director - (937) 341-5000
Incorporated: January 1964, OH
Employees: 109 Full Time. 20 Part Time.
Type of Business: Charity - Local, Housing Authorities, Public Utility Consultants, Thrift Shops, Transportation Services, Weather Stripping
BBB Accreditation: This organization is a BBB Accredited Charity.

Additional DBA Names

Supporting Council of Preventive Effort

Stated Purpose

According to Community Action Partnership, its purpose is "to work in partnership with local communities to eliminate the causes and conditions of poverty and to promote individual independence and self sufficiency."

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

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Community Action Partnership programs included providing comprehensive services for low income persons residing in Butler, Darke, Greene, Miami, Montgomery, Preble, and Warren counties in Ohio.

For the year ended December 31, 2012, Community Action Partnership's program expenses were:

Child education:$753,630

Energy assistance:

Food programs:

Housing assistance:

Transportation programs:

Community service program:

Total Program Expenses:$14,161,883


Chief Executive Officer:John T. Donnellan, President & CEO
Chair of the Board:Reverend Wayne Morrison
Board Size:20
Paid Staff Size:109 Full Time. 20 Part Time.

Fund Raising

Community Action Partnership raises funds through special events, grant proposals, internet appeals and program service fees.

Fund raising expenses for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2012 totaled .6% 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 Community Action Partnership's audited financial statement for the year ended December 31, 2012:

 Grant & contract revenue$13,725,169
 Interest income$457,263
 Program contributions$538,036
 Other income$396,672
 In-kind contributions$47,854
 Total Income:$15,164,994
Expenses  % of total
% of total
 Programs:$14,161,883 92.33%93.39%
 Fund Raising:$85,350 0.56%0.56%
 Administrative:$1,090,604 7.11%7.19%
 Total Expenses:$15,337,837
Excess of Income over Expenses$-172,843
Ending Net Assets:$3,133,524

Notes and Comments

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Report as of November 30, 2015 00:33
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