EIN 54-0797340


IRS 501(c) type
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Lynchburg Community Action Group, Inc. is a nonprofit corporation organized to carry out Community Action programs which are generally funded by revenue from agency programs and grants from local, state and federal agencies. Such grants usually requir...
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Lynchburg Community Action Group I Group
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Program areas at Lyncag

Head start: head start was funded for 452 children for the 2019 program year. A total of 477 children were served. A total of 456 children demonstrated improved literacy skills. There were a total of 89 children with disabilities. Head start provides each child with educational skills, health and mental health services, and speech and hearing screenings.
Housing counseling services (home, homeless, housing grants): the lyn-cag housing counseling services department offers an array of services in the Community that aim to stop homelessness. The non-profit works to expand homeownership opportunities, assist clients who are facing homelessness / evictions and provide easier access to affordable housing. A total of 233 rent payments were made, 75 persons received eviction counseling, 39 persons received financial capability skill training.
Employment services (csbg): job training and placement is available thru the lyn-cag employment services program. The program also provides employment assistance by offering job leads, referrals to employers, assistance with resume writing, use of an onsite open computer lab and guidance on interview techniques. The employment services program for the 2019 program year was able to secure employment for 55 low income clients out of a target number of 60, which represents a 92% performance target accuracy. The number of job opportunities maintained in the Community was 190.

Who funds Lyncag

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
United Way of Central VirginiaEarly Childhood Education, Housing, Employment Services and Training$74,581
Centra Health FoundationSupport Gateway Program$25,000
Project Discovery of Virginia$12,782
...and 3 more grants received
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
Department of Health and Human ServicesHEAD START$3,011,015
Department of Health and Human ServicesTEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES$411,750
Department of Health and Human ServicesSOCIAL SERVICES BLOCK GRANT$297,222
...and 10 more federal grants / contracts

Personnel at Lyncag

Rev. William ColemanPresident and Chief Executive Officer / President$90,000
Sandra FergusonChief Financial Officer$85,752
Lisa S. DibbleDirector of Federal and State Resources and the Gateway Program
Donald AlexanderWeatherization Program Manager and Auditor and Inspector
Orville N. Peterson Jr.Program Program Manager

Financials for Lyncag

RevenuesFYE 12/2019
Total grants, contributions, etc.$5,919,504
Program services$77,859
Investment income and dividends$266
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$98,808
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$6,096,437

Form 990s for Lyncag

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-122021-02-24990View PDF
2018-122020-01-10990View PDF
2017-122019-02-21990View PDF
2016-122018-01-18990View PDF
2015-122016-11-02990View PDF
...and 5 more Form 990s
Data update history
August 23, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
June 23, 2021
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
June 20, 2021
Received grants
Identified 6 new grant, including a grant for $74,581 from United Way of Central Virginia
April 30, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2018
April 6, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 3 new personnel
Nonprofit Types
Housing and shelter organizationsCharitiesCommunity Action ProgramsHead Start programs
Human servicesCommunity improvementHousingJobs and employment
LobbyingState / local levelReceives government fundingTax deductible donations
General information
1010 Main St
Lynchburg, VA 24504
Metro area
Lynchburg, VA
Lynchburg city, VA
Website URL
(434) 846-2778
Facebook page
IRS details
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
L80: Housing Support Services
NAICS code, primary
62422: Community Housing Services
Parent/child status
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