Better Business Bureau Report for
Kentucky Hemophilia Foundation

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

This BBB Accredited charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability. Find out more...

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Charity Contact Information

Name: Kentucky Hemophilia Foundation
Address: 1850 Taylor Avenue, Suite 2
  Louisville, KY 40213
Phone: 502-456-3233
Web Address:
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 1960, Kentucky
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: The Kentucky Hemophilia Foundation was formed and continues for the purpose of assisting, in every way possible, to improve the lives of individuals with inherited bleeding disorders residing within its territorial area.

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Evaluation Conclusions


Kentucky Hemophilia Foundation meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Advocacy --Cooperative linkages with other community-based service providers --Speakers' Bureau --Monitoring legislative and insurance activities Outreach --Birthday greetings program --Clinic visits --First step outreach to families with newly diagnosed children --On the road outreach to rural areas --Peer outreach --KWOP - Outreach to Women with bleeding disorders Information & Referral --Toll-free "800 Answers" Line, e-news, facebook, web site Education --Annual education meetings, seminars --Educational literature, video library --Health fairs --Bulk mailings and e-mailings --Presentations to schools and community groups Scholarships --Awarded for post-secondary educational pursuits Support --Bicycle helmets and other child safety items --Clinic, home, and hospital visits --Emergency financial assistance --Family Day at Louisville Zoo --Men's Retreat --Family Holiday Event --Mentoring --Phone support and e-support network --Sponsorships to educational and support meetings Summer Camp --A residential, recreational and educational program for children and youths, ages 7-17, who have a bleeding disorder and their unaffected siblings "Hemosphere" newsletter --Published periodically offering education and information on foundation event and activities Web Site Cultural and Recreational Enrichment Scholarships (CARES) --Scholarship awards for cultural and recreational activities for children with hemophilia or von Willebrand disease, up to age 15

For the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012, Kentucky Hemophilia Foundation's program expenses were:

Program services 199,538
Total Program Expenses: $199,538
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Chief Executive : Ursela H. Kamala, Executive Direcor

Chair of the Board: Lindsay Martin
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: CPA

Board Size: 13

Paid Staff Size: 2

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Fund Raising


Method(s) Used:

Methods of fund raising include direct mail, invitations to fund raising events, print advertisements, grant proposals, and memberships.
Fund raising costs were 8% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $223,155, 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 Kentucky Hemophilia Foundation's audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012.

Ending net assets as reported below include $98,920 in unrestricted net assets and $50,000 in temporarily restricted net assets.

Total assets as reported include $123,047 invested in building and equipment, net.

Source of Funds  
Grants and contributions 160,330
Special Events 62,825
Other 5,001
Interest 45
Total Income $228,201


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 79%  Fund Raising: 7%  Administrative: 14% 

Total income $228,201
Program expenses $199,538
Fund raising expenses 17,123
Administrative expenses 34,293
Total expenses $250,954
Expenses in Excess of Income (22,753)
Beginning net assets 171,673
Ending net assets 148,920
Total liabilities 87,006
Total assets $235,926

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