Better Business Bureau Report for
Harrison County Community Services

Better Business Bureau Report issued December 2015
Better Business Bureau Report expires December 2017

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Charity Contact Information

Name: Harrison County Community Services
Address: 101 Highway 62 West
  Corydon, IN 47112
Phone: 812-738-8143
Web Address:
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 1976, Indiana
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: Through delivery of direct services and community development: families, children and individuals gain opportunity for success

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Evaluation Conclusions


Harrison County Community Services meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Provides basic safety net services of food. Provides programs in coordination with the Indiana Dept. Of Insurance for Senior Health Insurance Information including Medicare D, SC40 Tax Assistance, 504 Loan and Grant applications, LIHEAP (energy) applications, Repair Affair and Habitat for Humanity applications as well as coordination of Individual Development Accounts in coordination with Community Action of Southern Indiana

For the fiscal year ended December 31, 2014, Harrison County Community Services's program expenses were:

Program Services 2,722,616
Total Program Expenses: $2,722,616
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Chief Executive : Richard Cooper, Executive Director

Chair of the Board: Tom Tucker
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Retired CPA

Board Size: 7

Paid Staff Size: 9

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


Method(s) Used:

Fund raising methods include direct mail, grants, and special events. The agency also generates a significant amount of "in-kind" support.

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

Fund raising costs were 3% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $2,746,856, 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 Harrison County Community Services's audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2014.

Ending net assets as reported below include $176,632 in unrestricted net assets and $30,465 in temporarily restricted net assets.

Total assets as reported include $25,898 invested in property and equipment, net.

Source of Funds  
In-Kind Contributions 2,271,418
Contributions 353,893
Grants 121,545
Designated endowment 44,444
Fees 25,780
Other 5,087
Non-operating 4,928
Total Income $2,827,095


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 97%  Fund Raising: 2%  Administrative: 1% 

Total income $2,827,095
Program expenses $2,722,616
Fund raising expenses 70,662
Administrative expenses 28,007
Total expenses $2,821,285
Income in Excess of Expenses 5,810
Beginning net assets 201,287
Ending net assets 207,097
Total liabilities 26,401
Total assets $233,498

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