Better Business Bureau Report for
Brain Injury Alliance of Kentucky

Better Business Bureau Report issued November 2017
Better Business Bureau Report expires November 2019


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Charity Contact Information

Name: Brain Injury Alliance of Kentucky
Address: 7321 New Lagrange Road, Suite 100
  Louisville, KY 40222
Phone: 502-493-0609
Web Address: www.biak.us
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 1986, Kentucky
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: The mission of the Brain Injury Alliance of Kentucky is to serve those affected by brain injury and/or brain tumor and their families through advocacy, education, prevention, research, service and support.

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Evaluation Conclusions

              

Brain Injury Alliance of Kentucky (BIAK) meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Programs

              

1) Advocacy: BIAK advocates for laws that support our mission. The organization has been instrumental in passing mandatory seat belt laws, a graduated license law and the TBI Trust Fund. Currently the organization is advocating for insurance companies to cover cognitive rehab. 2) The organization provides education by sponsoring The Brain Injury Summit. 3) The organization does prevention by hosting helmet giveaways 4) The organization has an active outreach program that sees or contacts over 500 persons per year.

For the fiscal year ended December 31, 2016, BIAK's program expenses were:

  
Program Services 264,096
Total Program Expenses: $264,096
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Governance

              

Chief Executive : Eddie Reynolds, Executive Director
Compensation*: 
$57,000

Chair of the Board: Thomas Coffey
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Attorney

Board Size: 17

Paid Staff Size: 3

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

              

Method(s) Used:

Direct mail, invitations to fund raising events, grant proposals, internet, planned giving arrangements, membership, Give for Good Louisville
Fund raising costs were 6% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $262,511, 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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Financial

              

The following information is based on BIAK's audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2016.

Ending net assets as reported below are unrestricted net assets.

Source of Funds  
Grants 106,320
Contributions 91,435
Special fundraising events, net 54,301
Program Fees 24,467
Local Chapters 10,455
Other Revenue 4,424
Investment Income 34
Total Income $291,436


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Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 78%  Fund Raising: 5%  Administrative: 17% 

Total income $291,436
Program expenses $264,096
Fund raising expenses 16,246
Administrative expenses 56,322
Total expenses $336,664
Expenses in Excess of Income (45,228)
Beginning net assets 124,873
Ending net assets 79,645
Total liabilities
Total assets $79,645


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