Better Business Bureau Report for
Greater Louisville Rowing Foundation

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

Does not meet one or more standards
This charity does not meet one or more of the 20 standards for Charity Accountability. Find out more...

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Charity Contact Information

Name: Greater Louisville Rowing Foundation
Address: 6511 Glenridge Park Place, Suite 2
  Louisville, KY 40222
Phone: 502-553-0450
Web Address:
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 1991, Kentucky
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: 1) To provide education in rowing skills to youth, adaptive rowers and other beginners in the Louisville area, particularly those youth and other groups who have not traditionally been given access to such educational programs. The Corporation may construct, manage, rent, lease, purchase and maintain facilities and equipment that support this purpose. 2) To educate youth and the general public concerning good health and physical fitness through rowing. 3) To promote interest in and awareness of the benefits of rowing.

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Evaluation Conclusions


Greater Louisville Rowing Foundation does not meet the following Standard for Charity Accountability.

Standard 7: Board Approval of Written Report on Effectiveness - Submit to the organization's governing body, for its approval, a written report that outlines the results of the aforementioned performance and effectiveness assessment and recommendations for future actions.

The board has not completed an assessment of organizational effectiveness within the past two years.

Greater Louisville Rowing Foundation meets the remaining 19 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Membership in the Foundation's Louisville Rowing Club and Louisville Adaptive Rowing includes non-disabled individuals as well as individuals with disabilities that are capable of learning the techniques of rowing. They are given the opportunity to learn to row recreationally or competitively. The Club's Junior Rowing Program consists of high school students from the Louisville Metro area. The Masters program of the Louisville Rowing Club consists of adults learning the art of rowing for personal health and well-being.

For the fiscal year ended December 31, 2015, Greater Louisville Rowing Foundation's program expenses were:

Program services 29,387
Total Program Expenses: $29,387
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Chief Executive : Dan MacLean, Financial Services

Chair of the Board: Dan MacLean
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Financial Services

Board Size: 5

Paid Staff Size: 0

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


Method(s) Used:

Grant proposals
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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 Greater Louisville Rowing Foundation's IRS Form 990-EZ for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2015.

Source of Funds  
Program service revenue 29,107
Contributions, gifts, grants, and similar amounts received 9,111
Total Income $38,218


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 87%    Administrative: 13% 

Total income $38,218
Program expenses $29,387
Fund raising expenses 0
Administrative expenses 4,315
Total expenses $33,702
Income in Excess of Expenses 4,516
Beginning net assets 25,327
Ending net assets 29,843
Total liabilities
Total assets $29,843

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