Better Business Bureau Report for
Rauch, Inc.

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

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Charity Contact Information

Name: Rauch, Inc.
Address: 845 Park Place
  New Albany, IN 47150
Phone: 812-945-4063
Web Address:
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 1953, Indiana
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: The mission of Rauch, Inc. is to support people with disabilities and their families while encouraging a community that acknowledges the value and contribution of all people.

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Evaluation Conclusions


Rauch, Inc. meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Rauch, Inc programs and services include: ACCESS-- a community support program designed to assist individuals in making informed decisions, and helping them to become more independent and valued contributors in the community. Adult Developmental Activities--better known as ADA, this program is designed to provide services to adults who have more significant disabilities. These disabilities can be mental, physical, behavioral or a combination of all. Children's Services/Early Intervention and Healthy Families Floyd County--offers support, encouragement and therapies for families with children ages 0-3 who are experiencing developmental delays or have a diagnosed disability. Employment Services--provides placement services to clients by assisting each individual in obtaining and maintaining community-based employment through functional assessments, job explorations, and intense employment consultation Interpreting Services--offers interpreting for both hearing impaired (through American Sign Language, English, and Finger spelling) and those with low English proficiency (over 16 languages and dialects available) Rauch Industries--offers both "sheltered" and competitive work opportunities. Supported Living--provides continuous support for clients on Medicaid Waivers who chose to live on their own.

For the fiscal year ended June 30, 2016, Rauch, Inc.'s program expenses were:

Supported Living 2,686,827
Individual Work Services 2,512,355
First Steps 1,733,357
Interpreting 802,408
Adult Day Activity 446,275
Access 440,499
Housing 289,902
Employment Services 232,754
Children's Services 211,589
Healthy Families 15,211
Total Program Expenses: $9,371,177
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Chief Executive : Bettye Dunham, CEO

Chair of the Board: Jay Conner
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Investment Advisor

Board Size: 15

Paid Staff Size: 180

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


Method(s) Used:

direct mail, invitations to fund raising events, print advertisements, radio, grant proposals, internet, planned giving arrangements, cause-related marketing
Fund raising costs were 26% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $860,004, 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 Rauch, Inc.'s audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2016.

Ending net assets as reported below include $7,064,610 in unrestricted net assets and $4,575,718 in temporarily restricted net assets.

Unrestricted net assets include $3,858,501 in unrestricted funds and $3,206,109 in Board designated funds.

Total assets as reported include $7,781,827 invested in property, land, and equipment.

Source of Funds  
Government service income 5,983,210
Contract and service income 3,016,327
Grants 532,952
Contributions 224,264
Rental income 186,190
Special events 102,788
Investment income 87,978
Realized and unrealized gain on investments 70,922
Other 42,093
Total Income $10,246,724


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 90%  Fund Raising: 2%  Administrative: 8% 

Total income $10,246,724
Program expenses $9,371,177
Fund raising expenses 224,707
Administrative expenses 881,081
Total expenses $10,476,965
Expenses in Excess of Income (230,241)
Beginning net assets 11,870,569
Ending net assets 11,640,328
Total liabilities 1,409,105
Total assets $13,049,433

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