Better Business Bureau Report for
Restorative Justice Louisville

Better Business Bureau Report issued January 2017
Better Business Bureau Report expires January 2019

This BBB Accredited charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability. Find out more...

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Charity Contact Information

Name: Restorative Justice Louisville
Address: 812 South Second Street
  Louisville, KY 40203
Phone: 502-585-9920
Web Address:
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 2011, Kentucky
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: Restorative Justice Louisville has adopted the following vision, mission and values. Mission Statement---To bring together the victim, offender and the community to make things right. Vision Statement ---The vision of Restorative Justice Louisville is to transform the community by ending crime. Values---We value victim needs and voices. We welcome offenders who take ownership and accept responsibility for their actions. We seek involvement from the community and of loved ones of victims and offenders. We use culturally appropriate, consensus decision-making to assist those effected in figuring out how to make things right. We value good citizenship, recognizing the rights and responsibilities of all. We operate within the criminal justice system and recognize due process for all involved.

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Evaluation Conclusions


Restorative Justice Louisville meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Restorative Justice Louisville, Inc. (RJL) is a private nonprofit agency collaborating with representatives from the criminal justice system, private agencies and the community committed to implementing restorative justice practices in Louisville.

For the fiscal year ended December 31, 2015, Restorative Justice Louisville's program expenses were:

Program service 60,920
Total Program Expenses: $60,920
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Chief Executive : Libby Mills, Executive Director

Chair of the Board: Judge Angela McCormick Bisig
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Judge, Jefferson County Circuit Court

Co-Chair of the Board : Michelle Tupper-Butler

Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Office Counsel, Dinsmore & Shohl

Board Size: 17

Paid Staff Size: 2

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Fund Raising


Method(s) Used:

Grant proposals, internet, membership
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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 Restorative Justice Louisville's auditor's compiled and internally produced financial statements for the year ending December 31, 2015.

Source of Funds  
Grants 112,362
Contributions 16,270
Total Income $128,632


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 72%    Administrative: 28% 

Total income $128,632
Program expenses $60,920
Fund raising expenses 0
Administrative expenses 23,116
Total expenses $84,036
Income in Excess of Expenses 44,596
Beginning net assets 116,338
Ending net assets 160,935
Total liabilities 0
Total assets $160,935

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