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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Meyer Center for Special Children

To enrich the lives of children with disabilities so they can reach their maximum potential.

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one star

67.57

1132 Rutherford Road Greenville, SC 29609
tel: (864) 250-0005   Web Site
EIN: 57-0361503

Board Leadership
Bill Harder
President

CEO
Chris Neeley
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 67.57 one star
  Financial 79.46 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 59.00 one star
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Meyer Center for Special Children's mission is to provide quality education and certified therapy services to preschool children with disabilities. The Meyer Center aims to enrich the lives of children with disabilities so they reach their maximum potential. By delivering quality education and proper therapy, we can put each child on the road to success. Unlocking the potential that lies in each child regardless of disabilities, setbacks, or circumstances is at the heart of Dr. Leslie Meyer's original vision. He recognized that every child, regardless of his or her medical challenges, could benefit from quality education and therapy services.

The Meyer Center for Special Children's mission is to provide quality education and certified therapy services to preschool children with disabilities. The Meyer Center aims to enrich the lives of children with disabilities so they reach their maximum potential. By delivering quality education and proper therapy, we can put each child on the road to success. Unlocking the potential that lies in each child regardless of disabilities, setbacks, or circumstances is at the heart of Dr. Leslie Meyer's original vision. He recognized that every child, regardless of his or her medical challenges, could benefit from quality education and therapy services.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2017
Number of students who completed their Indvidualized Education Program (IEP)
60
Percentage of Individualized Education Program (IEP) goals met.
89
This impact information is current as of July 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

two stars

79.46

Accountability & Transparency

one star

59.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
72.5%
  Administrative Expenses 19.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.05
  Program Expenses Growth 3.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 39.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Meyer Center for Special Children on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Meyer Center for Special Children on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Meyer Center for Special Children (SC) 67.57 one star
On Point (TN) 86.91 three stars
Hope Community Services (AZ) 86.00 three stars
KIDS Center (OR) 88.81 three stars
Clothes To Kids (FL) 90.91 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,482,361
   Federated Campaigns $355,292
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $629,158
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,466,811
   Program Service Revenue $1,552,725
Total Primary Revenue $4,019,536
   Other Revenue $-3,056
TOTAL REVENUE $4,016,480
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,551,841
   Administrative Expenses $760,525
   Fundraising Expenses $306,766
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,619,132
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $397,348
   
Net Assets $3,593,495

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
Education Programs $1,505,890 59.0%
Therapy Programs $1,045,951 41.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 08/01/2019 67.57 one star
2017-06 05/01/2018 76.42 two stars
2016-06 04/01/2017 76.87 two stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 79.35 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 03/01/2016 79.25 two stars
2014-06 09/01/2015 81.65 three stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 81.38 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 57-0361503
Name in IRS Master File MEYER CENTER FOR SPECIAL CHILDREN
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(160) Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
(179) Other health services
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 May, 1956
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Meyer Center for Special Children (SC) 67.57 one star
Florence Fuller Child Development Centers (FL) 91.74 four stars
United Methodist Children's Home (AL) 89.59 three stars
Friends of Chimbote (ND) 86.59 three stars
Bright by Three (CO) 94.93 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Meyer Center for Special Children
1132 Rutherford Road
Greenville, SC 29609
tel: (864) 250-0005
fax: (864) 250-0028
EIN: 57-0361503

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Board Leadership

Bill Harder
President

CEO

Chris Neeley
Executive Director

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