Charity Review

Issued: September 2016 Expires: September 2017

North East Community Action Corp

Standards Not Met
 
(573) 324-2231 16 North Court Street, Bowling Green MO 63334 www.necac.org
  1. Conclusions
  2. Complaints
  3. Purpose
  4. Programs
  5. Governance & Staff
  6. Fund Raising
  7. Tax Status
  8. Financial
Conclusions

North East Community Action Corp does not meet the following 3 Standards for Charity Accountability.

Standard 16: Annual Report - Have an annual report available to all, on request, that includes: (a) the organization's mission statement, (b) a summary of the past year's program service accomplishments, (c) a roster of the officers and members of the board of directors, (d) financial information that includes (i) total income in the past fiscal year, (ii) expenses in the same program, fund raising and administrative categories as in the financial statements, and (iii) ending net assets.

North East Community Action Corp does not meet this standard because:

NECAC does not meet this Standard because its annual report does not include the ending net assets. 

The organization has informed BBB that it is working to comply with this Standard and a new annual report will be available in January 2017. 

Standard 17: Website Disclosures - 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.

North East Community Action Corp does not meet this standard because:

NECAC does not meet this Standard because its website does not include the annual report information and a link to the most recent IRS Form 990.

Standard 18: Donor Privacy - 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, (b) providing a clear, prominent and easily accessible privacy policy on any of its websites that tells visitors (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 the 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.

North East Community Action Corp does not meet this standard because:

NECAC does not meet this Standard because its website does not include a donor privacy policy.

Complaints

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1 complaint closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 1
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 0
Total Closed Complaints 1

Purpose

"To assist the disadvantaged within its service area in their efforts to rise above poverty by providing needed services to enable each individual to function at his or her own improved financial, physical, mental and social level to empower people, change lives, and build communities."

Incorporated: 1975 in MO

Also Known As: Northeast Community Svc Agcy , Northeast Community Treatment , Northeast Community Action , Northeast Community Action Corp NECAC

Programs

Community Services Programs Department: Intake/Assessment/Referral, Family Development, Foster Grandparent, ECIP/LIHEAP, Community Coordination Revitalization Development projects (Workforce of the Future), Housing Rent Assistance, and Supportive Housing. Housing Development Programs Department: Housing Development, Weatherization, Foreclosure Counseling, Home Rehabilitation, and Home Ownership Counseling. Community Health Programs Department: In-Home/Senior Care Services, WIC, and Family Planning.

Governance & Staff

CEO: Mr. Don Patrick, President & CEO Compensation:* $100,057

Board Chair: Mr. Lyndon Bode, Community Volunteer

Board Size: 36

* Compensation includes annual salary and, if applicable, benefit plans, expense accounts and other allowances.
Fund Raising
Method(s) used: Grant Proposals

% of Related Contributions on Fundraising: 0.14%

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.

Financial

The following information is based on North East Community Action Corp for the fiscal year ending Tuesday, September 30, 2014.

Source of Funds
Grants $8,356,443
Other Income $3,991,052
In-kind Contributions $32,225
Gain on Investments $121,651
Total Income: $12,501,371
 
Fusion Chart
 
Program Expenses: $11,659,464
Fundraising Expenses: $11,660
Administrative Expenses: $796,205
Total Expenses: $12,467,329
 
Income in Excess of Expenses: $34,042
 
Beginning Net Assets: $4,677,826
Ending Net Assets: $4,711,867
Total Liabilities: $15,689,937
Total Assets: $20,401,804


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Standard 16: Annual Report


Description:

Have an annual report available to all, on request, that includes: (a) the organization's mission statement, (b) a summary of the past year's program service accomplishments, (c) a roster of the officers and members of the board of directors, (d) financial information that includes (i) total income in the past fiscal year, (ii) expenses in the same program, fund raising and administrative categories as in the financial statements, and (iii) ending net assets.

North East Community Action Corp does not meet meet this standard because:

NECAC does not meet this Standard because its annual report does not include the ending net assets. 

The organization has informed BBB that it is working to comply with this Standard and a new annual report will be available in January 2017. 

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Standard 17: Website Disclosures


Description:

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.

North East Community Action Corp does not meet meet this standard because:

NECAC does not meet this Standard because its website does not include the annual report information and a link to the most recent IRS Form 990.

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Standard 18: Donor Privacy


Description:

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, (b) providing a clear, prominent and easily accessible privacy policy on any of its websites that tells visitors (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 the 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.

North East Community Action Corp does not meet meet this standard because:

NECAC does not meet this Standard because its website does not include a donor privacy policy.