ABILITY BUILDING CENTER INC

Address
1911 14TH ST NW
ROCHESTER, MN 55901-0756
Contact
Phone: +1 (507) 281-6262
Nonprofit
NTEE: J33 - Sheltered Remunerative Employment, Work Activity Center N.E.C.
EIN: 41-0829178

Mission

THE MISSION OF ABILITY BUILDING CENTER
 20172016201520142013
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1957
Subsection code03
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Metropolitan statistical area6820
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel $102,967.00$735,226.00$553,949.00$588,779.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation $102,967.00$735,225.00$553,950.00$588,780.00
Number of employees 100010311031985
Number of people compensated >$100k 1111
Number of volunteers 75757575
Personnel
Adamson, Alice
Title   BOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person   ALICE ADAMSONALICE ADAMSON
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Alcott, Mary
Title  BOARD SECRETARYBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person  MARY ALCOTTMARY ALCOTTMARY ALCOTT
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org  1.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00 $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00 $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00 $0.00
Amaris, Jeff
Title  OPERATIONS DIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated person  JEFF AMARIS  
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org  40  
Reportable compensation from org  $62,657.00  
Anderson, Brad
Title BOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated person BRAD ANDERSON   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True   
Average hours per week working for org 1.00   
Brandenberger, Wes
Title  PROGRAM DIRECTORPROGRAM DIRECTORPROGRAM DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person  WES BRANDENBERGERWES BRANDENBERGERWES BRANDENBERGER
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org  404040.00
Reportable compensation from org  $77,592.00$76,679.00$73,420.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Coleman, Margaret
Title   HR DIRECTORHR DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person   MARGARET COLEMANMARGARET COLEMAN
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org   40.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org   $72,038.00$70,620.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00$0.00
Dearth, Roger
Title BOARD TREASURERBOARD TREASURERBOARD TREASURERBOARD TREASURER
Name of key/compensated person ROGER DEARTHROGER DEARTHROGER DEARTHROGER DEARTH
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 5.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00 $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00 $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00 $0.00
Eastman, Ryan
Title  BOARD MEMBERBOARD SECRETARYBOARD SECRETARY
Name of key/compensated person  RYAN EASTMANRYAN EASTMANRYAN EASTMAN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org  1.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00 $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00 $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00 $0.00
Erickson, Larry
Title    ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person    LARRY ERICKSON
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org    40.00
Reportable compensation from org    $51,504.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Fuchs, Steve
Title  FISCAL DIRECTORFISCAL DIRECTORFISCAL DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person  STEVE FUCHSSTEVE FUCHSSTEVE FUCHS
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org  40.0040.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org  $90,740.00$86,243.00$84,143.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00$0.00
Harguth, Deb
Title  BOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated person  DEB HARGUTHDEB HARGUTH 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org  1.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00  
Hill, Steve
Title  EXECUTIVE DIRECTOREXECUTIVE DIRECTOREXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person  STEVE HILLSTEVE HILLSTEVE HILL
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org  40.0040.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org  $163,418.00$161,528.00$155,324.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00$0.00
Johnson, Judy
Title  PROGRAM DIRECTORPROGRAM DIRECTORPROGRAM DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person  JUDY JOHNSONJUDY JOHNSONJUDY JOHNSON
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org  404040
Reportable compensation from org  $84,450.00$79,554.00$76,949.00
Kann, Steve
Title  BOARD VICE-PRESIDENTBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person  STEVE KANNSTEVE KANNSTEVE KANN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org  1.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00 $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00 $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00 $0.00
Kauffman, Kreg
Title BOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD PRESIDENTBOARD PRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated person KREG KAUFFMANKREG KAUFFMANKREG KAUFFMANKREG KAUFFMAN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 5.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00 $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00 $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00 $0.00
Kellagher, Laurie
Title  DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated person  LAURIE KELLAGHER  
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org  40  
Reportable compensation from org  $70,304.00  
Kerndt, Dick
Title BOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated person DICK KERNDT   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True   
Average hours per week working for org 1.00   
Njos, Kurt
Title  BOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated person  KURT NJOSKURT NJOS 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org  1.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00  
Quinn, Dick
Title    BOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person    DICK QUINN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    1.00
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Remme, Bruce
Title EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated person BRUCE REMME   
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org 40.00   
Reportable compensation from org $102,967.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00   
Rogich, Kathie
Title  BOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated person  KATHIE ROGICHKATHIE ROGICH 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org  1.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00  
Schroeder, Steve
Title  IT DIRECTORIT DIRECTORIT DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person  STEVE SCHROEDERSTEVE SCHROEDERSTEVE SCHROEDER
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org  40.0040.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org  $79,766.00$77,908.00$76,820.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00$0.00
Simcox, Patty
Title BOARD PRESIDENTBOARD PRESIDENTBOARD VICE-PRESIDENTBOARD VICE-PRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated person PATTY SIMCOXPATTY SIMCOXPATTY SIMCOXPATTY SIMCOX
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 5.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00 $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00 $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00 $0.00
Smigielski, Jeff
Title BOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER  
Name of key/compensated person JEFF SMIGIELSKIJEFF SMIGIELSKI  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.00  
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00  
Smith, Dan
Title  PRODUCTION DIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated person  DAN SMITH  
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org  40  
Reportable compensation from org  $64,823.00  
Stiles-Nogosek, Becca
Title BOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER  
Name of key/compensated person BECCA STILES-NOGOSEKBECCA STILES-NOGOSEK  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.00  
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00  
Wendland, Kellie
Title  HR DIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated person  KELLIE WENDLAND  
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org  40  
Reportable compensation from org  $41,475.00  
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activities THE MISSION OF ABILITY BUILDING CENTER IS TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF LIFE IN SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BY PROVIDING REHABILITATION AND EMPLOYMENT SERVICES FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES AND OTHER SPECAIL NEEDS.THE MISSION OF ABILITY BUILDING CENTER IS TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF LIFE IN SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BY PROVIDING REHABILITATION AND EMPLOYMENT SERVICES FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES AND OTHER SPECAIL NEEDS.THE MISSION OF ABILITY BUILDING CENTER IS TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF LIFE IN SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BY PROVIDING REHABILITATION AND EMPLOYMENT SERVICES FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES AND OTHER SPECAIL NEEDS.THE MISSION OF ABILITY BUILDING CENTER IS TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF LIFE IN SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BY PROVIDING REHABILITATION AND EMPLOYMENT SERVICES FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES AND OTHER SPECAIL NEEDS.
Program service expenses, total $11,832,707.00$11,826,137.00$11,292,473.00$10,605,625.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
ABC WORKS IS DAY TRAINING AND HABILITATION PROGRAM IN HOUSTON COUNTY FOCUSING ON INTEGRATED COMMUNITY BASED EMPLOYMENT FOR INDIVIDUALS NEEDING SIGNIFICANT LEVELS OF SUPERVISION. AN AVERAGE OF APPROXIMATELY 150 INDIVIDUALS WERE SERVED EACH MONTH.
Program expenses    $2,194,353.00
Program revenue    $2,370,309.00
Program description    ABC WORKS IS DAY TRAINING AND HABILITATION PROGRAM IN HOUSTON COUNTY FOCUSING ON INTEGRATED COMMUNITY BASED EMPLOYMENT FOR INDIVIDUALS NEEDING SIGNIFICANT LEVELS OF SUPERVISION. AN AVERAGE OF APPROXIMATELY 150 INDIVIDUALS WERE SERVED EACH MONTH.
ABILITY ENTERPRISES PROGRAM IS A DAY TRAINING AND HABILITATION PROGRAM FOCUSING ON INTEGRATED COMMUNITY BASED EMPLOYMENT FOR INDIVIDUALS NEEDING SIGNIFICANT LEVELS OF SUPERVISION. AN AVERAGE OF APPROXIMATELY 175 INDIVIDUALS WERE SERVED EACH MONTH.
Program expenses    $2,484,312.00
Program revenue    $2,593,147.00
Program description    ABILITY ENTERPRISES PROGRAM IS A DAY TRAINING AND HABILITATION PROGRAM FOCUSING ON INTEGRATED COMMUNITY BASED EMPLOYMENT FOR INDIVIDUALS NEEDING SIGNIFICANT LEVELS OF SUPERVISION. AN AVERAGE OF APPROXIMATELY 175 INDIVIDUALS WERE SERVED EACH MONTH.
CENTER BASED EMPLOYMENT SERVICES. THIS PROGRAM PROVIDES A SUPPORTIVE NON THREATENING ENVIRONMENT TO DEVELOP SKILLS AND WORK HABITS. AN AVERAGE OF APPROXIMATELY 250 INDIVIDUALS WERE SERVED EACH MONTH.
Program expenses $3,775,361.00$3,985,202.00$3,836,286.00$3,542,998.00
Program revenue $3,420,564.00$3,853,736.00$3,806,233.00$3,334,072.00
Program description CENTER BASED EMPLOYMENT SERVICES. THIS PROGRAM PROVIDES A SUPPORTIVE NON THREATENING ENVIRONMENT TO DEVELOP SKILLS AND WORK HABITS. AN AVERAGE OF APPROXIMATELY 250 INDIVIDUALS WERE SERVED EACH MONTH.CENTER BASED EMPLOYMENT SERVICES. THIS PROGRAM PROVIDES A SUPPORTIVE NON THREATENING ENVIRONMENT TO DEVELOP SKILLS AND WORK HABITS. AN AVERAGE OF APPROXIMATELY 250 INDIVIDUALS WERE SERVED EACH MONTH.CENTER BASED EMPLOYMENT SERVICES. THIS PROGRAM PROVIDES A SUPPORTIVE NON THREATENING ENVIRONMENT TO DEVELOP SKILLS AND WORK HABITS. AN AVERAGE OF APPROXIMATELY 250 INDIVIDUALS WERE SERVED EACH MONTH.CENTER BASED EMPLOYMENT SERVICES. THIS PROGRAM PROVIDES A SUPPORTIVE NON THREATENING ENVIRONMENT TO DEVELOP SKILLS AND WORK HABITS. AN AVERAGE OF APPROXIMATELY 250 INDIVIDUALS WERE SERVED EACH MONTH.
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$12,832,269.00$12,782,414.00$12,785,770.00$12,453,381.00$11,708,229.00
Revenue from contributions (total) $483,842.00$377,581.00$381,974.00$394,995.00
Revenue from noncash contributions $22,700.00  $17,296.00
Investment income, current yr $35,972.00$30,664.00$29,123.00$56,181.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr $483,842.00$377,581.00$381,974.00$394,995.00
Other revenue, current yr $37,347.00$17,002.00$21,543.00$27,447.00
Program service revenue (total) $12,225,253.00$12,360,523.00$12,020,741.00$11,229,606.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from federated campaigns $93,205.00$107,754.00$96,745.00$111,385.00
Revenue from fundraising events   $42,845.00$41,500.00
Revenue from gov't grants    $38,300.00
Revenue from all other contributions $390,637.00$269,827.00$242,384.00$203,810.00
Other types of revenue
Miscellaneous revenue (total)    $2,819.00
Investment income $43,753.00$39,747.00$44,480.00$40,592.00
Net income from fundraising events $37,347.00$17,002.00$21,543.00$24,628.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all $13,132,727.00$12,995,238.00$12,474,320.00$11,729,551.00
Total functional expenses: program service  $11,832,707.00$11,826,137.00$11,292,473.00$10,605,625.00
Total functional expenses: management and general $1,127,299.00$1,052,093.00$1,051,498.00$981,001.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising $172,721.00$117,008.00$130,349.00$142,925.00
Fees for services
Legal fees (total) $9,005.00 $566.00$1,231.00
Fundraising service fees (total) $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
General management fees (total) $20,917.00   
Investment management fees (total) $15,016.00$15,105.00$15,133.00$13,215.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$6,436,491.00$6,339,485.00$6,703,957.00$7,153,794.00$6,779,375.00
Total assets, beginning of year $6,658,833.00$7,153,794.00$6,779,375.00$6,541,210.00
Total liabilities $1,115,134.00$1,180,385.00$1,356,796.00$966,801.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year $1,180,385.00$1,356,796.00$966,801.00$779,230.00
Pledges & accounts receivable, net $36,875.00$84,022.00$80,950.00$88,814.00
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr $4,982,770.00$5,282,255.00$5,564,986.00$5,667,476.00
Temporarily restricted net assets $77,773.00$84,022.00$80,950.00 
Permanently restricted net assets, end of yr $163,808.00$157,295.00$151,062.00$145,098.00
Net assets $5,224,351.00$5,523,572.00$5,796,998.00$5,812,574.00
Net assets, beginning of year $5,478,448.00$5,796,998.00$5,812,574.00$5,761,980.00
Investments: publicly traded securities $1,350,101.00$1,276,545.00$1,315,014.00$1,234,880.00
Cash: non-interest bearing $11,310.00$7,553.00$167,180.00$5,273.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year $7,553.00$167,180.00$5,273.00$6,003.00
Inventories for sale or use $109,582.00$93,250.00$97,100.00$111,191.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses -$350,313.00-$209,468.00-$20,939.00-$21,322.00
Advertising (total) $9,322.00$6,768.00$6,546.00$7,937.00
Savings & temp cash investment $691,424.00$739,908.00$1,081,553.00$1,308,481.00
Accounts receivable, net $1,214,195.00$1,594,824.00$1,423,427.00$1,190,642.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges $99,669.00$82,759.00$84,830.00$64,882.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses $913,628.00$990,106.00$1,216,796.00$966,801.00
Secured mortgages and notes payable $201,506.00$190,279.00$140,000.00 
Total net assets or fund balances $5,224,351.00$5,523,572.00$5,796,998.00$5,812,574.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization $318,303.00$339,079.00$331,098.00$306,920.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members 7111010
Number of independent voting members 7111010
Financial sheets were audited TrueTrueTrueTrue
Accrual accounting TrueTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date 2016-01-012015-01-012014-01-012013-01-01
Tax year end date2017-12-012016-12-012015-12-012014-12-012013-12-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF 990990990990
IRS schema version 2016v3.02015v2.12014v5.02013v3.1
Filing identifier 201732299349301013201632289349304323201513179349303081201422469349300562
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