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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Center for Development Services

Our doors open many more.

four stars

94.69

29 North Academy Street Greenville, SC 29601
tel: (864) 331-1300   Web Site
EIN: 57-0988275

Board Leadership
Jack Altman
Chair

CEO
Dana McConnell
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.69 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Center for Developmental Services (CDS) is a 501(c)3 organization that serves over 8,100 children and individuals each year with special needs, disabilities, and developmental delays. Whether a child comes to us right out of the hospital from being born prematurely, or is introduced to our services after a diagnosis in their teens, we are here for them. In one location, children can receive developmental screenings, diagnosis, therapy (occupational, physical, speech), audiology, psychology, prosthetics, orthotics, tutoring, bilingual services, outreach, legal aid, care planning, and family support. Founded in March 2000, the CDS partnership serves children from all over the upstate of South Carolina.

The Center for Developmental Services (CDS) is a 501(c)3 organization that serves over 8,100 children and individuals each year with special needs, disabilities, and developmental delays. Whether a child comes to us right out of the hospital from being born prematurely, or is introduced to our services after a diagnosis in their teens, we are here for them. In one location, children can receive developmental screenings, diagnosis, therapy (occupational, physical, speech), audiology, psychology, prosthetics, orthotics, tutoring, bilingual services, outreach, legal aid, care planning, and family support. Founded in March 2000, the CDS partnership serves children from all over the upstate of South Carolina.

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Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
88.4%
  Administrative Expenses 5.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.74
  Program Expenses Growth 26.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Center for Development Services on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Center for Development Services on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Center for Development Services (SC) 94.69 four stars
SAFEchild (NC) 94.34 four stars
Childhaven (WA) 92.67 four stars
Infant Crisis Services (OK) 92.89 four stars
Southside Early Childhood Center (MO) 91.16 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $342,897
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $98,800
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $441,697
   Program Service Revenue $1,582,797
Total Primary Revenue $2,024,494
   Other Revenue $310,096
TOTAL REVENUE $2,334,590
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,320,426
   Administrative Expenses $136,107
   Fundraising Expenses $99,084
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,555,617
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-221,027
   
Net Assets $1,306,745

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Collaborative Services $2,320,426 100.0%

Ratings History
Center for Development Services has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 09/03/2019 94.69 four stars
2017-12 12/01/2018 93.01 four stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 91.64 four stars
2015-12 11/01/2016 91.42 four stars
2014-12 07/01/2016 93.65 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.96 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 85.05 three stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 86.98 three stars
2012-12 08/01/2014 89.80 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 57-0988275
Name in IRS Master File CENTER FOR DEVELOPMENT SERVICES
NTEE Code P11
NTEE Classification Single Organization Support
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (915) Erection or maintenance of public building or works
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date June, 1994
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$85,023 3.32% Dana McConnell Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Center for Development Services (SC) 94.69 four stars
The Centers for Exceptional Children (NC) 88.19 three stars
Cradles to Crayons (MA) 96.46 four stars
Emergency Infant Services (OK) 91.20 four stars
Home of the Innocents (KY) 90.56 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Center for Development Services
29 North Academy Street
Greenville, SC 29601
tel: (864) 331-1300
EIN: 57-0988275

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Board Leadership

Jack Altman
Chair

CEO

Dana McConnell
Executive Director

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