Abilities Plus (Kewanee, IL)


  • Name:Wendy Pondell
  • Title:Director of Development

Organization Address

  • Organization Name:Abilities Plus
  • Address:1100 N. East St.
    Kewanee, IL 61443
    United States

Organization Phone

  • Main phone:309-852-4626
  • Main fax:309-852-0805

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  • Mission:
  • The mission of Abilities Plus is to "promote opportunities that result in independence and active decision making for individuals with disabilities and their families."

  • History:
  • Abilities Plus began as a six-week summer class for seven children with disabilities in Henry and Stark Counties. From there, the organization flourished, with more parents seeking out opportunities for their sons and daughters with disabilities. Today, we serve approximately 250 children and adults with developmental disabilities in Henry, Stark, and western Bureau Counties in Illinois We offer a variety of programs for children, as well as adults. Each program can be tailored to meet the needs of the individuals we serve.

  • Year established:1959
  • Endowment:Unknown


  • Executive / Trustee board size:1
  • Advisory board size:14
  • Staff size:65

Board and Executive Names

  • Board Members / Trustees:
  • Julie Atwell
    LaJean Breedlove
    Jeanette Floy
    Anna Carmichael
    Randy Carton
    Bernie Francque
    Steve Johnson
    Steve Looney
    Ted McAvoy
    Janeane Minneart
    Bill Morrissey
    Doug Parrott
    Denny Packee
    Sue Saey
    Linda Trostle

  • Executive Director / President:
  • Mike Zerull, Executive Director

Staff Names

  • Key Staff:
  • Julie Landwehr, Director of Community Support
    Adele Martin, Business Manager
    Mary Anne Mowbray, Administrative Secretary
    Wendy Pondell, Director of Development
    Kim Walker, Director of Employment and Training


  • Organization type:Grantseeker
  • Country of registration:United States
  • Tax Determination Letter:Received Determination Letter
  • IRS Section:501(c)(3)
  • Tax ID:36-2841697

IRS Business Master File Information

  • EIN:362841697
  • Organization Name:ABILITIES PLUS
  • Sort (Secondary) Name:
  • Care Of Name:
  • Organization Address:1100 N EAST ST
  • Organization City:KEWANEE
  • Organization State:IL
  • Organization Zip:61443-1133
  • Group Exemption Number:0000
  • Subsection Code:03
  • Classification Code(s):2
  • Subsection/Classification Desc.:Educational Organization
  • Affiliation Code:3
  • Ruling Date:December, 1965
  • Deductibility Code:1
  • Foundation Code:16
  • Foundation Code Desc.:Organization that normally receives no more than one third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes. 509(a)(2)
  • Activity Code(s):030, 160
  • Activity Code Desc.(s):School, college, trade school, etc., Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
  • Organization Code:1 (Corporation)
  • Exempt Org. Status Code:01 (Unconditional Exemption)
  • Tax Period:June, 2017
  • Filing Requirement Category:01 (990 (all other) or 990EZ return)
  • Accounting Period:June
  • NTEE Code:J300
  • Asset Amount:$4,912,382
  • Asset Code:6 ($1,000,000 - $4,999,999)
  • Income Amount:$2,401,706
  • Income Code:6 ($1,000,000 - $4,999,999)
  • 990 Revenue Amount:$2,348,870
  • Last Updated:3/23/2018 7:09:13 pm

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