Better Business Bureau Report for
Community Chest of Oldham County

Better Business Bureau Report issued December 2016
Better Business Bureau Report expires December 2018

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Charity Contact Information

Name: Community Chest of Oldham County
Address: P.O. Box 556
  La Grange, KY 40031
Phone: 502-222-0427
Web Address:
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 1954, Kentucky
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: The Community Chest of Oldham County provides emergency assistance for individuals and families in need in Oldham County, Kentucky.

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Evaluation Conclusions


Community Chest of Oldham County meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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The Community Chest of Oldham County provides assistance for rent, utilities, house payments, medical needs, and other items to individuals and families in need. The Executive Director also provides consuling of clients to help direct them to better long term financial stability when possible.

For the fiscal year ended December 31, 2015, Community Chest of Oldham County's program expenses were:

Emergency Assistance 93,597
Total Program Expenses: $93,597
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Chief Executive : Elizabeth M Moore, Executive Director

Chair of the Board: Ann Brown
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Retired - Elected County Clerk of Oldham County

Co-Chair of the Board : Glenn Yost

Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Retired from Oldham Co Extension Office

Co-Chair of the Board : None

Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: None

Board Size: 8

Paid Staff Size: 1

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


Method(s) Used:

The agency's primary source of revenue is from grants and a recurring donation from the Mahan Foundation.

In addition, the Community Chest of Oldham County is a Metro United Way member agency.

Fund raising costs were 1% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $88,968, 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 Community Chest of Oldham County's IRS Form 990 for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2015.

Source of Funds  
Metro United Way 50,968
Mahan Foundation 35,000
Mallory Taylor Foundation 3,000
Miscellaneous 2,845
Total Income $91,813


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 95%  Fund Raising: 1%  Administrative: 4% 

Total income $91,813
Program expenses $93,597
Fund raising expenses 1,075
Administrative expenses 4,234
Total expenses $98,906
Expenses in Excess of Income (7,093)
Beginning net assets 28,442
Ending net assets 21,349
Total liabilities 0
Total assets $21,349

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