Financial Accountability

Brighton Center is committed to upholding the highest of standards possible in all business practices. Our organizational and financial structure consistently meet rigorous standards for accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, Council on Occupational Education (COE), the KY STARS for Kids NOW quality rating system, The Association for Early Learning Leader, and all 20 of the Better Business Bureau’s standards for charitable accountability, including governance and oversight, measuring effectiveness, finances, fundraising, and transparency (per our local BBB, only 13% of non-profits comply with all standards). Brighton Center is monitored by various funders including United Way, federal, state, and local agencies. Brighton Center has over 50 years of experience in operating grants from federal, state, and non-government funders. Each year, an external CPA firm audits the financial statement.


Statement of Activities and Changes in Net Assets for Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2020


Brighton Center is an accredited charity through the Better Business Bureau and meets all standards for charitable accountability including governance and oversight, measuring effectiveness, finances, and fundraising.

  • Our Bright Days Child Development Center is 4 STAR rated and accredited by the Association for Early Learning Leaders.
  • Early Scholars Child Development Center is 5 STAR rated.
  • Brighton Center’s Center for Employment Training is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education and is approved to receive Title IV funding from the Department of Education.
  • Our Homeward Bound Shelter and Independent Living Program are CARF accredited demonstrating that we are guided by internationally recognized service standards and best practices.
  • We are monitored by external funding sources. Our Homeward Bound Shelter, which serves homeless and runaway youth and our Bright Days Child Development Center and Early Scholars Child Development Center must be compliant with requirements of licensing.