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Women's Business Center of North Alabama

This BBB Accredited Charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Nombre: Women's Business Center of North Alabama
Teléfono: (256) 428-8190
Dirección: 515 Sparkman Dr NW
Huntsville, AL 35816-3417
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Report Creation Date: 2 de enero, 2015
Report Expiration Date: 2 de enero, 2016
Fecha de Fundación de la Compañía: enero 2003
Principal: Ms. Joanne Randolph, President/CEO
Contacto de Servicios al Cliente: Ms. Joanne Randolph, President/CEO
Número de Empleados: 5 Full Time.
Clase de Negocio: Charity - Local, Associations & Business Organizations, Business & Trade Organizations, Non Profit Organizations - General Membership

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Stated Purpose

The purpose of the Women's Business Center of North Alabama is to help women and men start and grow businesses and generate economic growth for the region. This is accomplished by serving as the premier source for information and access to resources; facilitating their self - discovery and personal development; and providing a mentoring process to support, nurture and advocate the development of their business.

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.


Services provided by the Women's Business Center of North Alabama include: One on One Business Coaching, Business Education, Access to Capital, Women's Business Center Project, Government Procurement Assistance Center (GPAC), Veteran's Business Assistance Center (VPAC), TechRich, Establishing a Board of Advisors, Business Plan Review, and Talk Radio for Entrepreneurs.

Total Program Expenses:$376,258


Chief Executive Officer:Joanne Randolph
CEO Compensation:$81,036
Highest Paid Executive:CEO
Highest Paid Executive Compensation:$81,036
Chair of the Board:Dr. Jay Billings
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:Defense Systems Management Corporation
Board Size:15
Paid Staff Size:5 Full Time.

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 Women's Business Center of North Alabama's Annual Report for the year ended 30 de septiembre, 2013:

  Contributed services & materials$135,560
  Society of 75 contributions$52,741
  SBA grant$125,520
  Jane Lowe grant$20,073
  Program income$158,889
  Interest income$351
 Total Income:$496,138
Expenses     % of total
% of total
  Programs: $376,258   80.82% 75.84%
  Fund Raising: $21,282   4.57% 4.29%
  Administrative: $68,011   14.61% 13.71%
  Other: $0   0.00% 0.00%
  Total Expenses: $465,551
Excess of Income over Expenses$30,587
Beginning Net Assets$159,745
Ending Net Assets:$184,269
Total Assets$356,382
Total Liabilities$30,881

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

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Consejos Sobre la Industria


In an effort to assist you in making a responsible decision, the BBB suggests you follow these guidelines:

1. Use your head as well as your heart. Beware of telephone solicitations. The ultimate telephone solicitation scam can result when callers secure your pledge for a donation to a non-existent charity.

2. If you are tempted to respond to a telephone appeal, request that literature be sent to you along with the organizations latest financial statement BEFORE you make a contribution. This information will allow you to determine how much of your donation actually goes to the cause, how much to fund raising and administrative costs.

3. Beware of "runners" who will be right over to pick up your check.

4. Never make cash donations, always pay by check with the endorsement made out to the charity, not the person collecting.

Bona fide solicitors will welcome the requests, and gladly furnish the information, bogus solicitors will not be able to provide this information or will attempt to talk themselves out of an uncomfortable situation and go on to a less "educated giver".

ID: 900075144
Reporte desde el 25 de noviembre, 2015 23:54
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