Better Business Bureau Report for
Kling Center

Better Business Bureau Report issued December 2016
Better Business Bureau Report expires December 2017

This BBB Accredited charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability and is a Seal Holder. Find out more...

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Charity Contact Information

Name: Kling Center
Address: 219 West Ormsby Avenue
  Louisville, KY 40203
Phone: 502-636-3424
Web Address:
Also known as:Arthur S Kling Center
The Kling Senior Center
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 1978, Kentucky
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: The Kling Center's mission statement is to assist seniors in living a healthy, and more independent life.

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Evaluation Conclusions


Kling Center meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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The Kling Center provides educational, recreational, fellowship and local travel opportunities designed to help seniors maintain a full and active lifestyle. The Kling Center offers the assistant of a Social Worker to assist in helping our clients with Medicare/Medicaid, Social Security issues, and also to provide counseling. To help with housing, banking etc.

For the fiscal year ended June 30, 2016, Kling Center's program expenses were:

Program services 93,211
Total Program Expenses: $93,211
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Chief Executive : Theresa Carter, Executive Director

Chair of the Board: Stephen Gahafter
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Retired

Co-Chair of the Board : Bob Bracy

Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Vice President

Board Size: 12

Paid Staff Size: 3

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


Method(s) Used:

Methods of fund raising include direct mail, invitations to fund raising events, and grant proposals.

In addition, the Kling Center is a Metro United Way member agency.

Fund raising costs were % of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $152,086, are donations received as a result of fund raising activities.)
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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 Kling Center's IRS Form 990 for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2016.

Ending net assets as reported below are unrestricted net assets.

Total assets as reported include $107,227 invested in property and equipment, net.

Source of Funds  
Contributions, gifts, grants, and similar amounts received 152,086
Investment Income 1,751
Total Income $153,837


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 66%    Administrative: 34% 

Total income $153,837
Program expenses $93,211
Fund raising expenses
Administrative expenses 48,769
Total expenses $141,980
Income in Excess of Expenses 11,857
Beginning net assets 231,454
Ending net assets 243,311
Total liabilities
Total assets $243,311

This report was originally issued in December 2015. Financial info was updated in March 2017.

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