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DOES NOT MEET ONE OR MORE STANDARDS.
This charity does not meet one or more of the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Name: Cardinal Services, Inc.
Phone: (574) 267-3823
Fax: (574) 267-6200
Address: 504 N Bay Dr
Warsaw, IN 46580-4627
Website: www.cardinalservices.org
https://www.facebook.com/cardinalservicesinc?ref=sgm
Report Issued Date: November 18, 2015
Report Expiration Date: May 4, 2019
Principal: Ms. Jane Wear, President & CEO
Customer Contact: Ms. Jane Wear, President & CEO - (574) 267-3823 or
Email Address:
Entity: Non-Profit Domestic Corporation
Incorporated: November 1954, IN
File Open Date: October 2007
Type of Business: Charity - Local, Charity - Human Services (i.e. assistance to individuals & families)

Additional DBA Names

Cardinal Center

Stated Purpose

"to support people with disabilities or challenges in reaching their personal goals."


Evaluation Conclusions

This organization has been evaluated according to the 20 BBB Standards for Charity Accountability. Donors must decide for themselves the relative importance of the Standards in question.

Cardinal Services, Inc. does not meet the following 3 Standards for Charity Accountability.

13:Accurately report the charity's expenses, including any joint cost allocations, in its financial statements.

The organization does not meet this Standard because it claims no fundraising expenses.

16:Have an annual report available to all, on request, that includes: (a) the organization's mission statement, (b) a summary of the past year's program service accomplishments, (c) a roster of the officers and members of the board of directors, (d) financial information that includes (i) total income in the past fiscal year, (ii) expenses in the same program, fund raising and administrative categories as in the financial statements, and (iii) ending net assets.

The organization does not meet this Standard because it did not include total ending net assets in its annual report.

17:Include on any charity websites that solicit contributions, the same information that is recommended for annual reports, as well as the mailing address of the charity and electronic access to its most recent IRS Form 990.

The organization does not meet this Standard because it does not have its most recent IRS Form 990 on its website.

BBB was not able to verify the following 1 Standards for Charity Accountability.

09:Spend no more than 35% of related contributions on fund raising.

Cardinal Services, Inc. meets the remaining 16 Standards for Charity Accountability.


Programs

Cardinal Services was founded in 1954 by a group of families seeking services for their children with disabilities. Today, Cardinal employs more than 400 people in 5 counties through 12 distinct programs. 8 of these are programs for adults with intellectual disabilities and cover residential (187 served), employment (446), day program (185), and community services (85). Each helps the individual live a fuller life as a member of their community.

The 3 programs for families with young children (Head Start/Early HS-178 served, WIC-1712, and Healthy Families-98 families) focus on assuring that children in Kosciusko County are growing up healthy and with their earliest childhood developmental needs met.

Cardinal's final program is Kosciusko Area Bus Service (KABS), serving the public transportation needs of Kosciusko County, providing more than 65,000 rides each year.

For the year ended June 30, 2014, Cardinal Services, Inc.'s program expenses were:

Programs:$17,452,081
 
Total Program Expenses:$17,452,081

Governance

Chief Executive Officer:Jane Wear, Chief Executive Officer
CEO Compensation:$167,997
Chair of the Board:Bill Winn
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:Pharmacist, Pill Box Pharmacy
Board Size:15
Paid Staff Size:366 full time and 95 part time

Fund Raising

Method(s) Used:Fund raising methods include: Direct Mail Appeals, Invitations to Fund Raising Events, Grant Proposals, and Planned Giving Arrangements.


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 Cardinal Services, Inc.'s IRS Form 990 for the year ended June 30, 2014:

Income
 Contributions and Grants$3,001,453
 Program Service Revenue$16,271,593
 Investment Income$269,705
 Other Revenue$115,772
 Total Income:$19,658,523
 
Expenses  % of total
Expenses
% of total
Income
 Programs:$17,452,081 89.23%88.78%
 Fund Raising:$215,535 1.10%1.10%
 Administrative:$1,891,483 9.67%9.62%
 Total Expenses:$19,559,099
 
Excess of Income over Expenses$99,424
Beginning Net Assets$11,437,483
Ending Net Assets:$11,807,425
Total Assets$14,502,075
Total Liabilities$2,694,650

Additional Contact Information

Additional Addresses
Marshall County Office
1601 W Jefferson St
Plymouth, IN  46563-1680
Tel: (574) 935-4022
Fax: (574) 935-4443

Cass County Office
300 E Broadway Ste 201
Logansport, IN  46947-3182
Tel: (574) 732-0983
Fax: (574) 735-2129


Report as of May 25, 2016 14:57
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