Better Business Bureau Report for
National Multiple Sclerosis Society Utah-Southern Idaho Chapter

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

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Charity Contact Information

Name: National Multiple Sclerosis Society Utah-Southern Idaho Chapter
Address: 1440 Foothill Drive
  Salt Lake City, UT 84108
Phone: 801-424-0113
Web Address:
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 1954, Utah
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: "to mobilize people and resources to drive research for a cure and to address the challenges of everyone affected by MS."

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Evaluation Conclusions


National Multiple Sclerosis Society Utah-Southern Idaho Chapter (NMSSUTI) meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Educational and social programs for people living with MS, care partners, friends, and family on a variety of topics.

For the fiscal year ended September 30, 2015, NMSSUTI's program expenses were:

Research 692,581
Public Education 507,428
Client Programs 391,454
Community Programs 235,321
Professional Education 69,017
Total Program Expenses: $1,895,801
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Chief Executive : Annette Royle-Mitchell, Chapter President

Chair of the Board: Todd Oldroyd
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: National Accounts Manager

Board Size: 20

Paid Staff Size: 12

*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 15% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $2,443,306, 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 NMSSUTI's audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2015.

Source of Funds  
Contributions 2,418,662
Legacies 24,644
Investment Loss -27,930
Total Income $2,415,376


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 78%  Fund Raising: 15%  Administrative: 7% 

Total income $2,415,376
Program expenses $1,895,801
Fund raising expenses 358,848
Administrative expenses 173,131
Total expenses $2,427,780
Expenses in Excess of Income (12,404)
Beginning net assets 949,263
Ending net assets 936,859
Total liabilities 279,117
Total assets $1,215,976

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