Better Business Bureau Report for
Southwest Center for the Developmentally Disabled

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

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: Southwest Center for the Developmentally Disabled
Address: 8009 Terry Road
  Louisville, KY 40258
Phone: 502-935-1848
Web Address:
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 1982, Kentucky
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: The mission of the Southwest Center is to provide a structured and supportive environment combined with enriching work opportunities that foster growth and independence for adults with disabilities.

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Evaluation Conclusions


Southwest Center for the Developmentally Disabled meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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The Southwest Center supports individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities through a variety of community based programs including, Adult Day Training, On-site Employment, Supported Employment, Residential Services, Transportation, and Community Living Supports.

For the fiscal year ended December 31, 2016, Southwest Center for the Developmentally Disabled's program expenses were:

Program Services 4,062,687
Total Program Expenses: $4,062,687
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Chief Executive : Dana Slucher, Executive Director

Chair of the Board: Brian Ketterer
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Director, Papa Johns

Board Size: 13

Paid Staff Size: 97

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


Method(s) Used:

Grant proposals, membership.
Fund raising costs were 11% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $81,631, 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 Southwest Center for the Developmentally Disabled's audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2016.

Ending net assets as reported below include $240,087 in unrestricted net assets and $50 in temporarily restricted net assets.

Total assets as reported include $686,399 invested in fixed assets, net

Source of Funds  
Contracted Services 4,048,093
Direct Client Charges 111,232
Rental Fees 65,153
Grants and Donations 54,528
Non-monetary Donations 20,925
Insurance Reimbursement 6,790
Training 6,533
Fund Raising Income 6,178
Other Department Revenue 3,814
Interest 45
Loss on Investments -62
Total Income $4,323,229


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 96%  Fund Raising: Less than 1%  Administrative: 4% 

Total income $4,323,229
Program expenses $4,062,687
Fund raising expenses 8,695
Administrative expenses 187,251
Total expenses $4,258,633
Income in Excess of Expenses 64,596
Beginning net assets 175,541
Ending net assets 240,137
Total liabilities 774,419
Total assets $1,014,556

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