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Children's Dental Services

Since 1919, Children's Dental Services (CDS) is dedicated to improving the oral health of children from families with low incomes by providing accessible treatment and education to our diverse community.

Mission Statement
Review Completed: 5/24/2013
636 Broadway Street NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413
Phone: 612-746-1530
Fax: 612-746-1531
Other Names Used CDS
EIN 41-0857929
Principal Staff Sarah Wovcha,
General Information
Board Chair
Number of Board Members 6
Board meetings with quorum 4
Average Member Attendance at Board Meetings 5.25
Publicly Available Documents Most Recent 990
Most Recent Audit
During 2012, Children's Dental Services provided dental care to over 30,000 low-income children, pregnant women and families at over 500 locations across Minnesota. These activities significantly improved the oral health, economic vitality, school and work productivity and well being of families and communities.
Current Goals
During the current year Children's Dental Services (CDS) will continue to expand access to dental care in both urban and rural communities across the state, CDS will help improve policies that enhance access to care, and CDS will renovate an additional service hub.
Community or Constituency Served
Culturally diverse low-income children from birth to age 21 and pregnant women of all ages
Geographic Area Served
Twin Cities Metropolitan Area and Greater Minnesota- Including Faribault, Iron Range, Moorhead, Duluth, Saint Cloud and International Falls
Impact and Programs

3 Year Average Expenses

Program Services: $2,877,315 90.6%
Management: $251,321 7.9%
Fundraising: $48,311 1.5%

Unrestricted Net Assets

2011 2010 2009
End of Year: $7,220,601 $6,716,045 $5,921,508
Beginning of Year $6,716,045 $5,921,508 $4,976,288
Difference $504,556 $794,537 $945,220
Unrestricted Net Assets (End of Year), Current 990 $7,220,601
Based on information provided on 2009 to 2011
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