Spend at least 65% of its total expenses on program activities.
Communities in Schools of Lenawee County does not meet this standard because according to its IRS Form 990 for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2008, the organization spent $50,690 or 44% of its total expenses ($115,238) on program service activities.
Accurately report the charity's expenses, including any joint cost allocations, in its financial statements.
Communities in Schools of Lenawee County does not meet this standard because its most recent IRS Form 990 does not clearly report fundraising expenses.
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.
Communities in Schools of Lenawee County does not meet this standard because its website does not include the recommended information for those charity websites soliciting donations.
Address privacy concerns of donors by:
(a) providing in written appeals, at least annually, a means (e.g., such as a check off box) for both new and continuing donors to inform the charity if they do not want their name and address shared outside the organization,
(i) what information, if any, is being collected about them by the charity and how this information will be used,
(ii) how to contact the charity to review personal information collected and request corrections,
(iii) how to inform charity (e.g., a check off box) that the visitor does not wish his/her personal information to be shared outside the organization, and (iv) what security measures the charity has in place to protect personal information.
Communities in Schools of Lenawee provides extensive program opportunities for school children that aim to address the five basics required to succeed: Healthy Start, Safe Place, Personal Relationship, Marketable Skills, and Giving Back.
Total Program Expenses:
Chief Executive Officer:
Chair of the Board:
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:
Director of Human Services, Lenawee County
Paid Staff Size:
1 Full Time. 2 Part Time.
Fundraising methods include direct mail appeals/fundraising letters, grant proposals, and invitations to special events.
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 Communities in Schools of Lenawee County, Inc's IRS Form 990 for the year ended June 30, 2008:
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