Better Business Bureau Report for
Vietnamese Association of IL

Better Business Bureau Report issued July 2013
Better Business Bureau Report expires July 2015

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Charity Contact Information

Name: Vietnamese Association of IL
Address: 5110 N. Broadway
  Chicago, IL 60640
Phone: (773) 728-3700
(773) 728-3700
Web Address:
Also known as:None
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Formerly known as:None

Year, State Incorporated: 1976, Illinois
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: To strengthen and perpetuate the unity and solidarity of the Vietnamese residing in the state of Illinois; to generate and implement the mutual assistance spirit among the Vietnamese ethnic group members; to promote, support and develop cultural, social and educational programs to serve people in Illinois and to foster the development and strength of various Vietnamese organizations in the state of Illinois.

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Evaluation Conclusions


Vietnamese Association of IL meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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A social service agency which provides job counseling, job placements, immigration status applications, ESL and computer classes, after school youth program, family health workshops, senior community care programs.

For the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012, Vietnamese Association of IL's program expenses were:

Senior 1,831,503
Youth 68,617
Counseling and information 46,991
Employment 27,829
Newsletter 16,488
Health 6,090
Total Program Expenses: $1,997,518
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Chief Executive : Paul Luu, Executive Director

Chair of the Board: Hien D. Hoang
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Physician

Co-Chair of the Board : Nghia Nguyen

Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: IBM Employee

Co-Chair of the Board : Greg Lindeman

Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Owner Asian Funeral Service

Board Size: 7

Paid Staff Size: 117

*Compensation includes annual salary and, if applicable, benefit plans, expense accounts, and other allowances.
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Fund Raising


Method(s) Used:

direct mail, invitations to fund raising events, print advertisements, grant proposals
Fund raising costs were 5% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $76,504, are donations received as a result of fund raising activities.)
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Tax Status


This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.
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The following information is based on Vietnamese Association of IL's audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012.

Source of Funds  
Contract fees and awards 1,999,184
Grant and Contribution 62,262
Parking lot 34,659
Newsletter 28,894
Fundraising 14,242
Program service fees 10,377
Interest 6,726
Other Income 303
Total Income $2,156,647


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 97%  Fund Raising: Less than 1%  Administrative: Less than 1%  Other Expenses: 3%

Total income $2,156,647
Program expenses $1,997,518
Fund raising expenses 3,484
Administrative expenses 7,950
Other Expenses 56,031
Total expenses $2,064,983
Income in Excess of Expenses 91,664
Beginning net assets 1,973,635
Ending net assets 2,065,299
Total liabilities 2,132,934
Total assets $4,198,233

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