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Center for Houstons Future

Furthering the region as a top global community in which to work and live.

one star

64.94

701 Avenida de las Americas Suite 900
Houston, TX 77002
tel: (713) 844-9325   Web Site
EIN: 76-0386539

Board Leadership
George A. DeMontrond, III
Chair

CEO
Brett Perlman
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 64.94 one star
  Financial 51.07 zero star
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Center for Houston's Future (CHF) works to address matters of highest importance to the long-term future of the greater Houston region, by engaging diverse leaders, providing impactful research, and defining actionable strategies. We bring business and community together to innovate for the future of the greater Houston region. CHF is an organization devoted exclusively to thinking and acting strategically for the long-term future of the Houston nine-county region. Center for Houston's Future furthers the region as a top global community in which to work and live.

Center for Houston's Future (CHF) works to address matters of highest importance to the long-term future of the greater Houston region, by engaging diverse leaders, providing impactful research, and defining actionable strategies. We bring business and community together to innovate for the future of the greater Houston region. CHF is an organization devoted exclusively to thinking and acting strategically for the long-term future of the Houston nine-county region. Center for Houston's Future furthers the region as a top global community in which to work and live.

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Financial

zero star

51.07

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 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)
62.5%
  Administrative Expenses 19.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 18.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.20
  Working Capital Ratio (years) < 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth -19.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 100.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Center for Houstons Future on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Center for Houstons Future on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Center for Houstons Future (TX) 64.94 one star
Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City (NY) 87.30 three stars
Initiative Foundation (MN) 87.96 three stars
Greenlight Fund (MA) 91.29 four stars
New Jersey Future (NJ) 92.21 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $769,786
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $513,693
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,283,479
   Program Service Revenue $207,090
Total Primary Revenue $1,490,569
   Other Revenue $0
TOTAL REVENUE $1,490,569
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $728,336
   Administrative Expenses $144,061
   Fundraising Expenses $236,168
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,108,565
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $382,004
   
Net Assets $-1,673

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
Research $385,360 52.9%
Leadership $246,105 33.8%
Solutions $96,871 13.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 12/01/2019 64.94 one star
2017-12 03/01/2019 66.35 one star
2016-12 05/01/2018 68.01 one star
2015-12 06/01/2017 70.60 two 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 76-0386539
Name in IRS Master File CENTER FOR HOUSTONS FUTURE INC
NTEE Code S20
NTEE Classification Community, Neighborhood Development, Improvement (General)
NTEE Type Community Improvement, Capacity Building
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (408) Community service organization
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 April, 1993
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$225,881 20.37% Brett Perlman President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Center for Houstons Future (TX) 64.94 one star
New Jersey Future (NJ) 92.21 four stars
Metanoia (SC) 94.74 four stars
Asian Pacific Environmental Network (CA) 94.96 four stars
Community Voices Heard (CVH) (NY) 89.02 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Center for Houstons Future
701 Avenida de las Americas
Suite 900
Houston, TX 77002
tel: (713) 844-9325
EIN: 76-0386539

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Board Leadership

George A. DeMontrond, III
Chair

CEO

Brett Perlman
CEO

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