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Asia Society Texas Center

Promoting mutual understanding and strengthening partnerships among the peoples, leaders, and institutions of Asia and the west

three stars

85.71

1370 Southmore Boulevard Houston, TX 77004
tel: (713) 496-9901   Web Site
EIN: 03-0433949

Board Leadership
Edward R. Allen III
Chair

CEO
Bonna Kol
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.71 three stars
  Financial 86.47 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

With 12 locations throughout the world, Asia Society is the leading educational organization promoting mutual understanding and strengthening partnerships among the peoples, leaders, and institutions of Asia and the west. Asia Society Texas Center executes the global mission with a local focus, enriching and engaging the vast diversity of Houston through innovative, relevant programs in arts and culture, business and policy, education, and community outreach. Forward-thinking Houstonians led by former First Lady Barbara Bush and former Ambassador Roy M. Huffington established Asia Society Texas Center in 1979.

With 12 locations throughout the world, Asia Society is the leading educational organization promoting mutual understanding and strengthening partnerships among the peoples, leaders, and institutions of Asia and the west. Asia Society Texas Center executes the global mission with a local focus, enriching and engaging the vast diversity of Houston through innovative, relevant programs in arts and culture, business and policy, education, and community outreach. Forward-thinking Houstonians led by former First Lady Barbara Bush and former Ambassador Roy M. Huffington established Asia Society Texas Center in 1979.

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Financial

three stars

86.47

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
81.4%
  Administrative Expenses 7.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 10.63
  Program Expenses Growth -6.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Asia Society Texas Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Asia Society Texas Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Asia Society Texas Center (TX) 85.71 three stars
Los Angeles World Affairs Council (CA) 85.72 three stars
Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America (MA) 93.69 four stars
The Atlantic Council of the United States (DC) 94.74 four stars
American Council on Germany (NY) 93.12 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,784,463
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $67,202
   Fundraising Events $105,850
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $89,499
Total Contributions $3,047,014
   Program Service Revenue $478,577
Total Primary Revenue $3,525,591
   Other Revenue $871,412
TOTAL REVENUE $4,397,003
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,011,838
   Administrative Expenses $269,711
   Fundraising Expenses $402,492
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,684,041
   
Payments to Affiliates $32,324
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $712,962
   
Net Assets $55,933,515

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Performing Arts and Culture Programs $778,015 25.8%
Business and Public Policy Programs $755,675 25.1%
Education and Outreach Programs $585,622 19.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 09/01/2018 85.71 three stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 89.21 three stars
2015-06 12/21/2016 85.03 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 03-0433949
Name in IRS Master File ASIA SOCIETY TEXAS CENTER
NTEE Code A23
NTEE Classification Cultural, Ethnic Awareness
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date May, 2002
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$184,535 5.00% Bonna Kol President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Asia Society Texas Center (TX) 85.71 three stars
National Committee on United States-China Relations (NY) 85.18 three stars
Los Angeles World Affairs Council (CA) 85.72 three stars
National Council on US-Arab Relations (DC) 94.34 four stars
The Washington Institute for Near East Policy (DC) 94.01 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Asia Society Texas Center
1370 Southmore Boulevard
Houston, TX 77004
tel: (713) 496-9901
EIN: 03-0433949

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Board Leadership

Edward R. Allen III
Chair

CEO

Bonna Kol
Executive Director

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