EIN 35-1111819


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Brightpoint is a private, non-profit agency that promotes economic and community development by providing resources, helping people gain access to opportunities, and teaching them the skills they need to become self-sufficient.
Also known as...
Community Action of Northeast Indiana

Program areas at Brightpoint

Child education -child education programs include the early head start and head start programs.the early head start program is a federally funded, early childhood program, created to break the cycle of poverty by providing services to children from low-income families. Home visitors come into the home weekly to provide family services and work with parent and child on activities based on their child's age and family needs.the head start program provides preschool services and social services for parents of children ages 3-5 years old. Preschool children receive education, health, mental health, nutrition, dental, vision, and hearing services.in fiscal year 2019 1,187 participants were served with these programs.
Self-sufficiency - provides assistance to aid clients in achieving self-sufficiency through transportation, family development, enrollment in health insurance programs, job training for youth, and other support.in fiscal year 2019 14,810 participants were served with these programs.
Weatherization and energy -the weatherization program provides free, energy-efficient improvements for the homes of low-income families. Improvements may include insulating attics, walls and mobile home bellies, as well as, repairing poorly installed heating system equipment or leaking ducts, and some furnaces. The energy assistance programs include both heating and summer cooling assistance. The energy assistance program pays a portion of a client's winter heating bills. Summer cooling also provides air conditioners or utility bill credits in summer months, depending on a family's situation. The energy assistance programs assists a client with a one-time benefit that is applied to their winter heating bills. Summer assistance is based on whether there are funds left from the heating season. Program year 2019 only allowed for summer crisis benefits to be available to the most vulnerable population (elderly, disabled, households with children under the age of 5 and veterans). Clients must be in disconnect or disconnected already on their electric bill. It is a one time $200 benefit. In fiscal year 2019 9,420 families were served by these programs.

Form 990s for Brightpoint

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-102020-09-22990View PDF
2018-102019-11-25990View PDF
2017-102018-12-22990View PDF
2016-102017-10-24990View PDF
2015-102017-01-10990View PDF
...and 7 more Form 990s

Who funds Brightpoint

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Northeast Indiana WorksYouth Service Provision$1,020,209
 Subscribe to viewOutreach&enrollment$629,434
 Subscribe to viewProgram Operations$369,070
...and 7 more grants received
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
Department of Health and Human ServicesHEAD START$6,708,349
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...and 16 more federal grants / contracts

Grants made by Brightpoint

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Bridges Community ServicesFor Supportive Services for Veteran Families.$70,140

Financials for Brightpoint

RevenuesFYE 10/2019
Total grants, contributions, etc.$20,880,407
Program services$575,359
Investment income and dividends$60,806
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$-3,505
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$21,513,067

Personnel at Brightpoint

Stephen HoffmanPresident and Chief Executive Officer$143,845
Veronica MertzFiscal Manager$69,248
Michael O'KeefeChairperson$0
 Subscribe to viewVice - Chairperson$0
 Subscribe to viewSecretary$0

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General information
227 East Washington Boulevard
Fort Wayne, IN 46853
Metro area
Fort Wayne, IN
Website URL
(260) 423-3546
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
Fiscal year end
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
P20: Human Service Organizations
NAICS code, primary
624190: Individual and Family Services
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