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New York BBB Wise Giving Report for
Westchester Institute for Human Development

A BBB Accredited charity


Expiration Date:
Westchester Institute for Human Development
Cedarwood Hall
Room 326
Valhalla, NY 10595
Web Site:
Year, State Incorporated:
2004, New York
Stated Purpose:
" WIHD envisions a future in which people with disabilities and vulnerable children live healthy and productive lives as full members of society. We create better futures for people with disabilities and vulnerable children, and for their families and caregivers. WIHD accomplishes its mission through: professional education, innovative services and supports, community training and technical assistance, and research and information dissemination. "

Evaluation Conclusions

Westchester Institute for Human Development (WIHD) meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.


WIHD advances policies and practices that foster the healthy development and ensure the safety of all children, strengthen families and communities, and promote health and well-being among people of all ages with disabilities and special health care needs. WIHD accomplishes its mission through a variety of programs and services that include: 1) Educating professionals for the future; 2) Developing, demonstrating and delivering innovative services and supports; 3) Building the capacity of communities through training and technical assistance; 4) Conducting research to increase understanding and improve services; and 5) Creating and disseminating accessible information indicating that WIHD’s work is based on a vision of a society that includes individuals with disabilities as full participants, valued citizens and friends.


Chief Executive Officer:
Ms. Ansley Bacon, Ph.D, President and CEO
Chair of the Board:
Mr. William B. Bave
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:
Partner / Wilson, Bave, Conboy, Cozza and Couzens, P.C.
Board Size:
Paid Staff Size:

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

Fund Raising

Method(s) Used:

Direct mail appeals, invitations to fund raising events.
Fund raising costs were 11.6% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $2,586,397, are donations received as a result of fund raising activities.)

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.


The following information is based on WIHD's Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2013.

Source of Funds  

Contracted services


Net patient service revenue less provision for bad debts


Grant and program support


Other income




Investment return


Rental income


Interest income


Net decrease to temporarily restricted contributions


Total Income


Program Expenses  

Community Services


Medical Services

Total Program Expenses:
Fund Raising Expenses
Administrative Expenses

Total expenses

Income in Excess of Expenses




Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 85%  Fund Raising: 2%  Administrative 14% 
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Beginning net assets $5,054,796
Ending net assets 5,401,123
Total liabilities 2,977,926

Total assets



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