Better Business Bureau Report for
Children's Assessment Center Foundation

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

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Charity Contact Information

Name: Children's Assessment Center Foundation
Address: 2500 Bolsover Street
  Houston, TX 77005
Phone: 713-986-3300
Web Address:
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 1994, Texas
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: To provide a professional, compassionate and coordinated approach to the treatment of sexually abused children and their families and to serve as an advocate for all children in our community.

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Evaluation Conclusions


Children's Assessment Center Foundation meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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The Children's Assessment Center (CAC) provides a haven to sexually abused children and their families, a place where they can receive the kind of care and treatment they deserve. They employ a multi-disciplinary team approach in the prevention, assessment, investigation, referral for prosecution and treatment of child sexual abuse. Their goal is to promote the complete healing of child victims of sexual abuse and their families. During the 2011-2012 fiscal year, the Children's Assessment Center Foundation served 5,191 total clients.

For the fiscal year ended February 29, 2012, Children's Assessment Center Foundation's program expenses were:

Total: 1,253,048
Total Program Expenses: $1,253,048
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Chief Executive : Elaine Stolte, Executive Director

Chair of the Board: Brady E. Crosswell
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Crest Energy Partners

Board Size: 17

Paid Staff Size: 5

*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 9% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $1,712,680, 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 Children's Assessment Center Foundation's audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended February 29, 2012.

Source of Funds  
Government grants 922,395
Usage fee 544,782
Contributions 471,070
Special events 319,215
Other 112,598
Direct donor benefit costs -49,281
Total Income $2,320,779


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 81%  Fund Raising: 10%  Administrative: 9% 

Total income $2,320,779
Program expenses $1,253,048
Fund raising expenses 160,353
Administrative expenses 148,153
Total expenses $1,561,554
Income in Excess of Expenses 759,225
Beginning net assets 22,515,775
Ending net assets 23,804,625
Total liabilities 279,544
Total assets $24,084,169

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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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