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New York BBB Wise Giving Report for
CAREERS for People with Disabilities

A BBB Accredited charity

 



Expiration Date:
07/2015
Name:
CAREERS for People with Disabilities
Address:
401 Columbus Avenue
Valhalla, NY 10595
Phone:
914-741-8500
Year, State Incorporated:
1987, New York
Affiliates:
None
Stated Purpose:
" CAREERS for People with Disabilities, Inc. is a private not-for-profit organization that finds productive employment for individuals with learning, developmental, psychiatric and/or physical disabilities. The organization's job placement services include: assessment of skills and job preferences, resume and cover letter preparation; development of pre-employment skills; internship development; internship placement; on-the-job training; job coaching and ongoing support services. CAREERS' fundamental goal is to assist its clients in achieving the satisfaction of sustained, gainful employment within their communities. In addition, the organization provides speakers for schools, community groups, and businesses on the benefits of hiring individuals with disabilities, and distributes newsletters regularly highlighting the achievements of their clients. "





Evaluation Conclusions
 

              
CAREERS for People with Disabilities meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.




Programs
 

              
CAREERS for People with Disabilities is dedicated to assisting individuals with disabilities in finding sustained, gainful employment within their communities. The organization's job placement services include: assessment of skills and job preferences, resume writing instruction, interview preparation, matching clients with potential employers and on-the-job training. In addition, the organization provides speakers for schools, community groups, and businesses on the benefits of hiring individuals with disabilities, and publishes a quarterly newsletter highlighting the achievements of their clients. All services are free to the public.



Governance
 

              
Chief Executive Officer:
Ms. Christina Cornish-Lauria, Executive Director
Chair of the Board:
Ms. Marianne Brown
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:
Omego, LLC / President & CEO
Board Size:
8
Paid Staff Size:
15



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




Fund Raising
 

              
Method(s) Used:


Direct mail appeals, grant proposals, internet, sponsorship of fundraising events.
Fund raising costs were 26.5% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $138,493, 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.




Financial
 

              
The following information is based on CAREERS for People with Disabilities' Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2012.

Source of Funds  

Adult Career & Continuing Education Services - Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR)

$346,885

Westchester County Department of Community Mental Health (WDCMH)

230,671

Medicaid

182,255

NYS Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD)

101,327

Other Grants

69,200

Fundraising

56,071

High School Transition Program

24,538

Prior Year Income

23,142

Internship Program

19,550

In-Kind Contributions

13,222

Putnam County Department of Mental Health

12,356

Unrealized loss

8,645

Investment Income

5,580

Total Income

$1,093,442

Program Expenses  

Program Expenses

$880,856
Total Program Expenses:
Fund Raising Expenses
Administrative Expenses

Total expenses

Income in Excess of Expenses

880,856
36,678
175,365

$1,092,899

$543




Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses


Programs: 81%  Fund Raising: 3%  Administrative 16% 
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Beginning net assets $392,810
Ending net assets 393,353
Total liabilities 128,397

Total assets

$521,750






 

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