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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

87.28

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 87.28
  Financial 86.61
  Accountability & Transparency 88.00
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

With 14 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 14 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.

Financial

86.61

Accountability & Transparency

88.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
81.9%
  Administrative Expenses 6.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 11.48
  Program Expenses Growth -3.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.9%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,721,079
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $94,946
   Fundraising Events $99,501
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $117,033
Total Contributions $5,032,559
   Program Service Revenue $399,447
Total Primary Revenue $5,432,006
   Other Revenue $1,110,591
TOTAL REVENUE $6,542,597
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,035,803
   Administrative Expenses $259,279
   Fundraising Expenses $352,825
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,647,907
   
Payments to Affiliates $32,520
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,894,690
   
Net Assets $58,678,165

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$187,351 5.13% Bonna Kol President

Mission

With 14 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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Asia Society Texas Center (TX) 87.28
Middle East Institute (DC) 93.63
French-American Foundation (NY) 90.80
American Council on Germany (NY) 94.62
The Ireland Funds America (MA) 86.12

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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