Better Business Bureau Report for
Kids Center for Pediatric Therapies

Better Business Bureau Report issued December 2014
Better Business Bureau Report expires December 2016

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Charity Contact Information

Name: Kids Center for Pediatric Therapies
Address: 982 Eastern Pkwy. #6
  Louisville, KY 40217
Phone: 502-635-6397
Web Address:
Also known as:Cerebral Palsy KIDS Center
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 1958, Kentucky
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: The Cerebral Palsy K.I.D.S. Center, Inc., dba the Kids Center for Pediatric Therapies, has a twofold mission. The first is to involve, in a meaningful way, children with cerebral palsy and other developmental needs, and members of their families, in the mainstream of society, thus insuring their ability to assume their rights as equal citizens. The second mission is to ensure the ability of these children and families to receive services, as needed, to minimize the effects of these disabilities.

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Evaluation Conclusions


Kids Center for Pediatric Therapies meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Cerebral Palsy K.I.D.S. Center, dba the Kids Center for Pediatric Therapies, offers a variety of therapeutic services to families with developmentally disabled children and adolescents, with special emphasis on the needs of children from birth to age five. These therapeutic services include -- physical therapy, -- occupational therapy, --speech and language therapy, and --family support and education. All therapy is performed by licensed therapists who deal exclusively with children.

For the fiscal year ended June 30, 2015, Kids Center for Pediatric Therapies's program expenses were:

Program services 2,456,908
Total Program Expenses: $2,456,908
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Chief Executive : Dr. Bill Smithwick, Executive Director

Chair of the Board: William H. Haden, Jr.
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Attorney at Law, Stites & Harbison, PLLC

Board Size: 21

Paid Staff Size: 31

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Fund Raising


Method(s) Used:

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

In addition, the Kids Center for Pediatric Therapies is a Metro United Way member agency.

Fund raising costs were 15% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $1,459,820, 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 Kids Center for Pediatric Therapies's audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2015.

Ending net assets as reported below include $8,691,052 in unrestricted net assets , $204,942 in temporarily restricted net assets, and $375,838 in permanently restricted net assets.

Unrestricted net assets include $1,504,854 in undesignated assets and $7,186,198 in Board designated assets.

Total assets as reported include $890,702 invested in property and equipment, net.

Source of Funds  
Program Service Fees 1,102,035
Indirect Public Support 972,431
Fundraising 455,369
Dividend Income 222,687
Net realized gain on investments 147,547
Direct Public Support 32,020
Interest Income 20,781
Loss on disposition of assets -6,471
Net unrealized gain on investments -105,648
Total Income $2,840,751


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 86%  Fund Raising: 8%  Administrative: 6% 

Total income $2,840,751
Program expenses $2,456,908
Fund raising expenses 220,339
Administrative expenses 182,018
Total expenses $2,859,265
Expenses in Excess of Income (18,514)
Beginning net assets 9,290,346
Ending net assets 9,271,832
Total liabilities 91,355
Total assets $9,363,187

This report was originally issued in December 2014. Financial information was updated in March 2016.

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