Better Business Bureau Report for
National Kidney Foundation of Indiana, Inc.

Better Business Bureau Report issued November 2017
Better Business Bureau Report expires November 2018

This BBB Accredited charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability and is a Seal Holder. Find out more...

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Charity Contact Information

Name: National Kidney Foundation of Indiana, Inc.
Address: 911 East 86th Street, Suite 100
  Indianapolis, IN 46240
Phone: 317-722-5640
Web Address:
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 1971, Indiana
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: "To prevent kidney diseases, improve the health and well being of individuals and families affected by these diseases and increase the availability of all organs for transplantation."

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Evaluation Conclusions


National Kidney Foundation of Indiana, Inc. (NKFI) meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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The National Kidney Foundation of Indiana, Inc. is a statewide organization working with a small staff and over 400 volunteers to prevent kidney diseases, through screenings, research and public, patient and professional education. One person out of 8 has kidney disease and most do not know it, therefore it educates persons about causes and prevention. It strives to "Make Lives better" for individuals and families impacted by these diseases through patient programs, education and services. One of its goals is to increase donations of all organs for transplantation.

For the fiscal year ended June 30, 2016, NKFI's program expenses were:

Public Health Education 164,460
Patients Services 149,710
Community Servies 122,409
Prevention Servies 99,793
Professional Education 37,434
Research 2,481
Total Program Expenses: $576,287
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Chief Executive : Margie Evans Fort, Chief Executive Officer

Chair of the Board: Denice Damerau
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Heart to Heart Hospice

Board Size: 16

Paid Staff Size: 9

*Compensation includes annual salary and, if applicable, benefit plans, expense accounts, and other allowances.
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Fund Raising


Method(s) Used:

invitations to fund raising events, grant proposals
Fund raising costs were 7% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $1,467,568, are donations received as a result of fund raising activities.)
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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.
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The following information is based on NKFI's IRS Form 990 for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2016.

Source of Funds  
Contributions , Memorials and Bequests 935,097
Special Events (net) 531,076
Perpetual Trust Distributions 54,876
Other Revenue 5,394
Grants 1,000
Allocated by Federal Fundraising Organization 395
Total Income $1,527,838


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 68%  Fund Raising: 11%  Administrative: 4%  Other Expenses: 17%

Total income $1,527,838
Program expenses $576,287
Fund raising expenses 96,303
Administrative expenses 38,046
Other Expenses 150,057
Total expenses $860,693
Income in Excess of Expenses 667,145
Beginning net assets 967,556
Other Changes in Net Assets (99,988)
Ending net assets 1,534,713
Total liabilities 130,115
Total assets $1,664,828

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