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Literacy Council of Montgomery County Maryland, Inc. 

Also Known As: LCMC

21 Maryland Avenue 
Suite 320
Rockville, MD 20850

Mission and Programs


The Literacy Council of Montgomery County, MD, Inc. was founded in 1963. Our mission is to enable adults to transform their lives and enrich our community through English literacy.


Program:Tutoring Program
Budget: NaN
Population Served: Adults

Program Description:

LCMC's Basic Literacy and ESL Tutoring Program is a volunteer-based tutoring program which began in 1963 to teach adults who were unable to read, write, speak, and understand English, and to do so in a cost-effective way with the help of community volunteers. Volunteer tutors, trained by certified Pro-Literacy trainers, meet weekly with their students either one-on-one or in small groups using the Laubach Way to English curriculum. LCMC staff interviews and assesses students throughout the year and provides necessary support to the volunteer tutors.

Program:ESL Classroom Program
Budget: NaN
Population Served: Adults

Program Description:

LCMC's ESL Classroom Program offers intensive ESL classes that provide 75 hours of ESL instruction led by professional ESL teachers. The program has a well-established system of managed enrollment; three semesters of class offerings; morning, evening and weekend classes; a comprehensive learner orientation to help set expectations and improve persistence; pre- and post-testing using CASAS Life and Work assessments; and a portion of classes focusing on workforce readiness skills. Classes are held at multiple locations throughout the county.
Program:Workplace Literacy Program
Budget: NaN
Population Served: Adults

Program Description:

LCMC offers customized English language instruction to improve the communication skills of employees both on and off the job. We offer an integrated program model in which we focus on English language skills, workplace literacy, and industry needs.


  • B99 (Education N.E.C.)

Chief Executive Profile

Danielle has extensive experience in nonprofit operations, communications, and development, as well as project management experience in the private sector. Prior to joining LCMC in 2014, Danielle served as assistant director of development and communications for the Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless and has held positions at the Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Program of Montgomery County and Bridgestone Netherlands. Danielle holds an M.A. in International Non-Governmental Organizations and a B.A. in Oriental Languages and Communication. A native of Holland, Danielle is a polyglot — in addition to speaking English as a second language, she has studied Mandarin, German and French. “I strongly believe in the work of the Literacy Council. Language is such an important skill and critical for people to reach their full potential."

Balance Sheet Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2016

Total Note: The balance sheet gives a snapshot of the financial health of an organization at a particular point in time. An organization's total assets should generally exceed its total liabilities, or it cannot survive long, but the types of assets and liabilities also must be considered. For instance, an organization's current assets (cash, receivables, securities, etc.) should be sufficient to cover its current liabilities (payables, deferred revenue, current year loan, and note payments). Otherwise, the organization may face solvency problems. On the other hand, an organization whose cash and equivalents greatly exceed its current liabilities might not be putting its money to best use.
Assets July 1, 2015June 30, 2016Change
Cash & Equivalent$191,648$309,711$118,063
Accounts Receivable$42,069$26,746($15,323)
Pledges & Grants Receivable$0$0$0
Receivable/Other Due to changes in the 2008 Form 990, this data is no longer reported.$0$0$0
Inventories for Sale or Use$0$0$0
Investment/Securities Due to Changes in the 2008 Form, this value now includes Publicly Traded Securities as well as Other Securities. $258,752$241,494($17,258)
Investment/Other Due to various changes in the way this data is reported in the 2008 Form 990, it may not be possible to accurately compare this data from the 2008 form 990 against the same field on prior forms $0$0$0
Fixed Assets The 2008 form does not distinguish between LBE as investments and LBE as fixed assets. This value is equivalent to the sum of both line items on earlier forms (Part IV line 55 plus line 57). $23,663$17,639($6,024)
Other Program Related Investments is now a separate field on the new form, Part X-13(A) and (B). $3,602$1,960($1,642)
Total Assets:$519,734$597,550$77,816

LiabilitiesJuly 1, 2015June 30, 2016Change
Accounts Payable$26,731$45,766$19,035
Grants Payable$0$0$0
Deferred Revenue$0$0$0
Loans and Notes The value on this line may now include payables to former employees, disqualified persons and unrelated third parties. $0$0$0
Tax-Exempt Bond Liabilities$0$0$0
Other Due to various changes in the way this data is reported in the 2008 Form 990, it may not be possible to accurately compare this data from the 2008 Form 990 against the same field on prior forms $0$0$0
Total Liabilities:$26,731$45,766$19,035

Fund Balance:$493,003$551,784$58,781

Basic Information

  • This organization is a 501(c)(3) Public Charity.
  • Financial information in this report is derived from the organization's June 30, 2016 Form 990.


Mrs.  Danielle  Verbiest 


Mrs. Danielle Verbiest, Executive Director


301 -610-0030 (ext. 202)


301 -610-0034



Year Founded:1963
Ruling Year:1968
Fiscal Year End Date: June 30, 2016
Assets: $597,550
(from Jun 30, 2016 Form 990)
Income: $994,120
(from Jun 30, 2016 Form 990)
No. of Employees:54

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