Better Business Bureau Report for
AIDS Foundation Houston, Inc.

Better Business Bureau Report issued November 2014
Better Business Bureau Report expires November 2015

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: AIDS Foundation Houston, Inc.
Address: 6260 Westpark Dr., Suite #100
  Houston, TX 77057
Phone: 713-623-6796
Web Address:
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 1982, Texas
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: AIDS Foundation Houston, Inc. (AFH) leads the innovative efforts in the prevention of new HIV infections and empowers individuals, families, and communities affected by HIV/AIDS to create and sustain healthy lives.

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Evaluation Conclusions


AIDS Foundation Houston, Inc. meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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AIDS Foundation Houston, Inc. offers HIV prevention, services, and volunteer programs that serve individuals infected and affected with HIV/AIDS each year here in Texas and around the world. These programs include client case management, food pantry and other food assistance programs and education programs.

For the fiscal year ended December 31, 2013, AIDS Foundation Houston, Inc.'s program expenses were:

Housing and supportive services 2,837,941
Prevention Services 715,654
Volunteer Services 179,818
Total Program Expenses: $3,733,413
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Chief Executive : Kelly Young, Chief Executive Officer

Chair of the Board: Richard Ray
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: John Daugherty Realtors - Realtor

Board Size: 20

Paid Staff Size: 49

*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, television, radio, grant proposals, internet
Fund raising costs were 11% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $4,453,909, 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 AIDS Foundation Houston, Inc.'s audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2013.

Source of Funds  
Government grants 3,181,557
Special events 684,634
Gain on sale of property 662,411
Contributions 598,290
Client program fees and other 171,330
Change in fair value of interest in charitable trust 88,746
Direct donor benefit costs for special events -10,572
Total Income $5,376,396


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 69%  Fund Raising: 9%  Administrative: 22% 

Total income $5,376,396
Program expenses $3,733,413
Fund raising expenses 509,083
Administrative expenses 1,167,323
Total expenses $5,409,819
Expenses in Excess of Income (33,423)
Beginning net assets 3,215,560
Ending net assets 3,182,137
Total liabilities 435,878
Total assets $3,618,015

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The BBB processed a total of 1 complaint(s) about this business in the last 36 months, our standard reporting period. Of the total 1 complaint(s) closed in the last 36 months, 0 were closed in the last 12 months. 
These complaints concerned:
1 regarding Service Issues
These complaints were closed as:
1 Resolved
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