BBB Reliability Report for
Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence
|Name:||Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence|
|Address:||835 North St |
|Boulder, CO 80304-3223|
|Report Creation Date:||May 15, 2013|
|Report Expiration Date:||May 15, 2015|
|Original Business Start Date:||January 1979|
|Principal:||Ms. Anne Tapp, Executive Director|
|Customer Contact:||Ms. Anne Tapp, Executive Director|
|Incorporated:||January 1980, CO|
|Type of Business:||Charity - Local, Charity - Children & Youth|
|BBB Accreditation:||This organization is a BBB Accredited Charity.|
Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence, Inc is a human rights organization committed to ending violence against adults, youth and children through support, advocacy, education and community organizing.
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.
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Originally named Boulder County Safehouse, Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence (SPAN) began providing services in 1979 in a shelter facility that could house only 12 residents. A staff of 31 now provides comprehensive, culturally-relevant services for victims of interpersonal violence and promotes nonviolence and social justice through violence prevention education, specialized community training and technical assistance programs, and anti-violence/anti-oppression coalition building with individuals, agencies, and institutions.
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 Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence's Audited Financial Statemen for the year ended December 31, 2011:
* Excess for the year indicates the portion of income remaining after expenses.
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