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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

CN Advisory: High Concern

Cops for Kids

P.O. Box 577 Ashtabula, OH 44005

EIN: 20-1475315


On November 29, 2017, Cleveland.com reported on the findings of the The Ohio Attorney General's Office’s investigation of Cops for Kids in an article titled, "Cops for Kids charity accused of fraud, bilking donors out of $4.2 million, Ohio AG says." For this reason, we have issued a High Concern CN Advisory. For more information regarding the charges reported, please see the Cleveland.com article.

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EIN 20-1475315
Name in IRS Master File COPS FOR KIDS INC
NTEE Code P58
NTEE Classification Gift Distribution
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 October, 2009
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013

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Charity Contact Info

Cops for Kids
P.O. Box 577
Ashtabula, OH 44005
EIN: 20-1475315

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