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PACER Center, Inc.

The mission of PACER Center Inc. is to enhance the quality of life and expand opportunities for children, youth, and young adults with all disabilities and their families so each person can reach his or her highest potential. PACER operates on the principles of parents helping parents, supporting families, promoting a safe environment for all children, and working in collaboration with others.

Mission Statement
Review Completed: 9/21/2014
8161 Normandale Blvd.
Mpls., MN 55437
Phone: 952 838-9000
Fax: 952 838-0199
EIN 41-1306304
Principal Staff Paula Goldberg, Executive Director
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE) 60
Number of Volunteers 700
Number of Clients Served 75,000
Donated Goods Accepts donated goods
General Information
Board Chair
Number of Board Members 26
Board meetings with quorum 4
Average Member Attendance at Board Meetings 17.75
Publicly Available Documents Most Recent 990
Most Recent Audit
PACER Center continued to provide projects that serve children and young adults with disabilities and their families and the professionals who work with them, through more than 35 different projects. PACER Center responded to more than 44,000 calls and requests for information, provided over 200 workshops and trainings, more than 300 trainings, and 10 conferences and special events. The PACESETTER newsletter has a circulation of more than 127,000 and the PACER websites had more than 4.7 million visits.
Current Goals
PACER's overall goal is to improve lives of children and help all children achieve their full potential. Individual programs have many, various goals; they depend on specific project objectives.
Community or Constituency Served
Parents, families, children, young adults, and the professionals who serve them.
Geographic Area Served
Variety of statewide programs, national projects, and websites.
Impact and Programs

3 Year Average Expenses

Program Services: $4,391,315 84.6%
Management: $394,828 7.6%
Fundraising: $402,931 7.8%

Unrestricted Net Assets

2012 2011 2010
End of Year: $4,811,437 $4,653,337 $3,995,322
Beginning of Year $4,653,337 $3,995,322 $3,870,823
Difference $158,100 $658,015 $124,499
Unrestricted Net Assets (End of Year), Current 990 $4,811,437
Based on information provided on 2010 to 2012
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