Better Business Bureau Report for
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston, Inc.

Better Business Bureau Report issued October 2013
Better Business Bureau Report expires October 2014

This BBB Accredited charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability and is a Seal Holder. Find out more...

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Charity Contact Information

Name: Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston, Inc.
Address: 1520-A Airline drive
  Houston, TX 77009
Phone: 713-868-3426
Web Address:
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 1989, Texas
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: To inspire and enable all youth, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens.

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Evaluation Conclusions


Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston, Inc. meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Since 1952, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston, BGCGH, has provided much needed services to at-risk and underserved youth in the Greater Houston area with programs and services focused on three priority outcome areas: academic success, healthy lifestyles, and good character and citizenship. In 2012, BGCGH served nearly 10,000 youth at 10 Clubs located in Harris, Fort Bend, Galveston, and Waller Counties.

For the fiscal year ended December 31, 2012, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston, Inc.'s program expenses were:

Total Program Expenses: $
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Chief Executive : Kevin R. Hattery, President and CEO

Chair of the Board: John Graf
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Forethough Financial, Chairman, President and CEO

Board Size: 31

Paid Staff Size: 114

*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, grant proposals, cause-related marketing
Fund raising costs were 6% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $4,122,212, 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 Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston, Inc.'s audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2012.

Source of Funds  
Contributions and grants 1,055,626
Special events, net of donor benefits of $256,178 907,053
State and county grants 741,145
Foundation donations 369,100
In-Kind contributions 349,668
Allocations by United Way 331,308
Federal grants 313,013
Investment income, net 256,022
Membership fees 55,299
Other income 37,210
Total Income $4,415,444


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 83%  Fund Raising: 6%  Administrative: 11% 

Total income $4,415,444
Program expenses $3,604,064
Fund raising expenses 254,072
Administrative expenses 455,155
Total expenses $4,313,291
Income in Excess of Expenses 102,153
Beginning net assets 11,655,259
Ending net assets 11,757,412
Total liabilities 288,811
Total assets $12,046,223

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The BBB has processed no complaints about this organization in the past 36 months, our standard reporting period.

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