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CN Advisory: Moderate Concern

Adelante Development Center

3900 Osuna Road NE Albuquerque, NM 87109
tel: (505) 341-2000   Web Site
EIN: 85-0262072



On March 12, 2019, KRQE reported on the charges of improper conduct allegedly taking place at Adelante Development Center in an article titled, "Albuquerque nonprofit accused of underpaying disabled workers." For this reason, we have issued a Moderate Concern CN Advisory as the allegations have yet to be confirmed. For more information regarding this matter, please see the KRQE article.

Charity Response

A Statement from Adelante Development Center:
Adelante has been a respected, award-winning nonprofit for over 40 years. We provide needed services for people with disabilities, seniors, and people with disadvantages across New Mexico. The programs in question in recent news are not funded through donations. Adelante places a priority on competitive community employment and finding good paying jobs for people with disabilities at other local businesses. We stand by the people with disabilities we support and their families. Additional coverage and information can be found at: https://www.abqjournal.com/1297989/fix-nms-dd-waiver-wait-dont-kill-off-subwage jobs.html

This charity has received a Moderate Concern Advisory due to an open or pending investigation regarding allegations of possible illegal activity, improper conduct, organizational mismanagement, or other matters of concern. Please note that this investigation has not concluded and that the allegations being investigated have not been confirmed by the U.S. legal system. Charity Navigator aims to provide donors and users with as much information as possible in order to make an informed giving decision. This advisory will be updated once we become aware that the investigation is completed. The views and opinions expressed here are those of the authors of sources used for the reported information, and not those of Charity Navigator. Charity Navigator is not responsible for the nature or content of the information presented through such external sources and websites. For more information on how or when we decide to publish a CN Advisory, please review our methodology.

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EIN 85-0262072
NTEE Code J33
NTEE Classification Sheltered Remunerative Employment, Work Activity Center N.E.C.
NTEE Type Employment, Job-Related
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (31) Special school for the blind, handicapped, etc
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 August, 1978
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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Charity Contact Info

Adelante Development Center
3900 Osuna Road NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109
tel: (505) 341-2000
EIN: 85-0262072

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