Better Business Bureau Report for
Association of Horizon, Inc.

Better Business Bureau Report issued February 2015
Better Business Bureau Report expires February 2017

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: Association of Horizon, Inc.
Address: 3712 North Broadway
Suite #335
  Chicago, IL 60613
Phone: 773-477-5170
Web Address:
Also known as:Horizon
Association of Horizon
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 1992, Illinois
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: An organization of people with and without physical disabilities that provides opportunities for individuals to challenge themselves, develop responsibility and grow through interacting and working together.

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Evaluation Conclusions


Association of Horizon, Inc. meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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The Association of Horizon is an organization with hundreds of volunteers, that provides opportunities for adults with and without physical disabilities to socialize, interact and learn from one another.

For the fiscal year ended July 31, 2014, Association of Horizon, Inc.'s program expenses were:

Camp 85,859
Swing Donation to TPOC 2,948
Horizon Hope 2,000
Storage Rental 1,508
Fall Weekend 1,172
Holiday Shopping Trip 1,001
Family Picnic 590
Hackney's Recruitment Party 300
Wolves Game / Rush Game 223
Total Program Expenses: $95,601
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Chief Executive : None, None

Chair of the Board: Sheila Caplis
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: President of Association of Horizon

Board Size: 17

Paid Staff Size: 0

*Compensation includes annual salary and, if applicable, benefit plans, expense accounts, and other allowances.
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Fund Raising


Method(s) Used:

invitations to fund raising events, grant proposals, internet
Fund raising costs were 16% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $186,564, 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 Association of Horizon, Inc.'s unaudited financial statements for the fiscal year ended July 31, 2014.

Source of Funds  
Heal Team 6 - Gatsby 54,005
Golf Outings 39,321
General Donations 32,017
Annual Raffle 23,070
Grants 18,000
Small Fundraisers 9,581
Bruegala 8,576
Disabled Online 1,994
Interest 195
Hudetz Fundraiser
Total Income $186,759


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 69%  Fund Raising: 21%  Administrative: 10% 

Total income $186,759
Program expenses $95,601
Fund raising expenses 29,031
Administrative expenses 14,057
Total expenses $138,689
Income in Excess of Expenses 48,070
Beginning net assets 99,539
Ending net assets 147,609
Total liabilities 28,932
Total assets $176,541

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