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New York BBB Wise Giving Report for
African Services Committee

A BBB Accredited charity

 



Expiration Date:
06/2015
Name:
African Services Committee
Address:
429 West 127th Steet
New York, NY 10027
Phone:
212-222-3882
Year, State Incorporated:
1993, New York
Affiliates:
1 chapters
Stated Purpose:
" To improve the health and self-sufficiency of the African community through provision of advocacy, health, housing, social and legal services to African refugees and immigrants in New York City and HIV prevention, care, treatment, and support in Africa. "





Evaluation Conclusions
 

              
African Services Committee (ASC) meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.




Programs
 

              
Conducts HIV testing, prevention, and AIDS support in Ethiopia. Provides health, legal, housing, and social services to African immigrants, refugees, asylum seekers in the US. Health Services: provide access to health issues for immigrants living with HIV/AIDs; House Asistance: provides housing assistance to immigrants living with HIV/AIDs; Legal Assistance: provides legal assistance to immigrants living with HIV/AIDs.



Governance
 

              
Chief Executive Officer:
Mr. Asfaha Hadera, Co-Executive Director
Compensation*:
$40,000
Highest Paid Executive:
Ms. Kim E. Nichols ,Co-Executive Director
Compensation*
: $90,000
Chair of the Board:
Ms. Uzoamaka Okoye
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:
Gibbons P.C.
Board Size:
12
Paid Staff Size:
39



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




Fund Raising
 

              
Method(s) Used:


Direct mail appeals, print advertisements (newspapers, magazines, etc.), grant proposals, internet, Aid for Africa Campaign
Fund raising costs were 5.5% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $908,426, are donations received as a result of fund raising activities.)




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.




Financial
 

              
The following information is based on ASC's Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ended May 31, 2012.

Source of Funds  

Government Contracts

$2,045,786

Contributions

490,716

Government Grants

417,710

Miscellaneous Income

13,001

Total Income

$2,967,213

Program Expenses  

Health Services

$1,148,139

International Assistance

459,458

Social Services

394,214

Housing Assistance

319,904

Legal Assistance

316,473
Total Program Expenses:
Fund Raising Expenses
Administrative Expenses

Total expenses

Expenses in Excess of Income

2,638,188
50,000
424,180

$3,112,368

$(145,155)




Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses


Programs: 85%  Fund Raising: 2%  Administrative 14% 
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Beginning net assets $1,279,678
Ending net assets 1,134,523
Total liabilities 122,869

Total assets

$1,257,392






 

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