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Social Development Commission Receives Clean Audit for Third Consecutive Year

In 2016, SDC applied $11.4 million to programs that provide pathways from poverty to success for Milwaukee County residents.

By - Jun 15th, 2017 04:42 pm

MILWAUKEE, Wis. – June 15, 2017 – The Social Development Commission (SDC) highlighted accomplishments from 2016 at its annual meeting of the Board of Commissioners on Thursday, June 15. SDC is a social service agency that provides resources to low-income residents of Milwaukee County to help them move beyond poverty.

At the meeting, the audit for the 2016 fiscal year (FY), ending December 31, 2016, was presented to SDC’s Board of Commissioners by CliftonLarsonAllen (CLA).

CliftonLarsonAllen’s report had an unmodified opinion on financial statements and an unmodified opinion on grant compliance. The financial and compliance audit resulted in no findings. CLA categorized SDC with low risk auditee status.

In 2016, SDC applied $11.4 million to programs that provide pathways from poverty to success for Milwaukee County residents. The agency served 16,585 unduplicated persons and achieved strong outcomes that included 63,366 volunteer hours by senior companions; completion of 13,161 state and federal income tax returns through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program; 1,686,267 meals provided to youth infant to 18 years of age; weatherization of 457 units; and more.

“SDC has worked diligently the past few years to strengthen our agency and provide the best service possible to our customers,” stated SDC Chief Executive Officer George Hinton. “Improvements to our financial policies have enhanced our ability to monitor management of our programs and the changes we have implemented are reflected in our financial accountability.”

For more than 50 years, the Social Development Commission has operated as the Community Action Agency for Milwaukee County. SDC serves as a planner, coordinator, and provider of human service programs for low-income individuals and families residing in Milwaukee County. The agency is an intergovernmental commission and is governed by a board of 18 citizens from Milwaukee County, each of whom hold the title of “Commissioner.” For more information on SDC’s programs and services, visit Connect with us on Facebook and Twitter

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One thought on “Social Development Commission Receives Clean Audit for Third Consecutive Year”

  1. Kent Hadley says:

    This is quite an accomplishment for SDC. Congrats to the hard working accountants.

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