Better Business Bureau Report for
Executive Service Corps of Houston

Better Business Bureau Report issued May 2013
Better Business Bureau Report expires May 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: Executive Service Corps of Houston
Address: 7575 San Felipe Suite 235
  Houston, TX 77063
Phone: 713-780-2208
Web Address:
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 1984, Texas
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: To promote best management practices within the nonprofit sector

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Evaluation Conclusions


Executive Service Corps of Houston meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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The Executive Service Corps of Houston (ESCH) provides management consultation to nonprofits. Senior level managers, executives and other professionals from the for-profit and the nonprofit sector, volunteer their time and expertise to help nonprofits operate more efficiently and become sustainable. Volunteers assist nonprofits to address infrastructure/management issues through individualized consultation projects including executive leadership coaching and educational management seminars. Assistance in 501 c-3 startup is also offered. In 2011, ESCH presented 14 seminars with 88 non-profits in attendance. 75 consultants contributed 4,014 volunteer hours providing consultation for 54 unique projects assisting 60 organizations. More extensive development training was presented to 10 non-profits over the course of the year.

For the fiscal year ended December 31, 2011, Executive Service Corps of Houston's program expenses were:

Total Program Expenses: $
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Chief Executive : Sally J. Tyler, CFRE, Executive Director

Chair of the Board: Erich Stolz
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: President, Hydratron

Board Size: 10

Paid Staff Size: 2

*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, internet, cause-related marketing, Constant Contact Appeals
Fund raising costs were 24% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $179,868, 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 Executive Service Corps of Houston's IRS Form 990 for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2011.

Source of Funds  
Contributions and grants 179,868
Program service revenue 17,955
Investment income 68
Total Income $197,891


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 69%  Fund Raising: 18%  Administrative: 13% 

Total income $197,891
Program expenses $163,743
Fund raising expenses 43,697
Administrative expenses 30,845
Total expenses $238,285
Expenses in Excess of Income (40,394)
Beginning net assets 129,486
Ending net assets 83,486
Total liabilities 8,551
Total assets $92,037

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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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