Better Business Bureau Report for
Kentucky Hemophilia Foundation

Better Business Bureau Report issued February 2016
Better Business Bureau Report expires February 2018

This BBB Accredited charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability. Find out more...

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Charity Contact Information

Name: Kentucky Hemophilia Foundation
Address: 1850 Taylor Avenue, Suite 2
  Louisville, KY 40213
Phone: 502-456-3233
Web Address:
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 1960, Kentucky
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: The Kentucky Hemophilia Foundation was formed and continues for the purpose of assisting and improving the quality of life for individuals with hemophilia and similar inherited bleeding disorders residing within its jurisdiction.

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Evaluation Conclusions


Kentucky Hemophilia Foundation meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Advocacy --Kentucky Hemophilia Advocacy Day at the Capitol --Cooperative linkages with other community-based service providers --Speakers' Bureau --Monitoring legislative and insurance activities Outreach --Birthday greetings program --Clinic visits --First step outreach to families with newly diagnosed children --On the road outreach to rural areas --Peer outreach --KWOP - Outreach to Women with bleeding disorders Information & Referral --Toll-free "800 Answers" Line, e-news, facebook, web site Education --Annual education meetings, seminars --Educational literature, video library --Health fairs --Bulk mailings and e-mailings --Presentations to schools and community groups Scholarships --Awarded for post-secondary educational pursuits Support --Bicycle helmets and other child safety items --Clinic, home, and hospital visits --Emergency financial assistance --Family Day at Louisville Zoo --Men's Retreat --Women's Retreat --Youth Programs --Family Holiday Event --Mentoring --Phone support and e-support network --Sponsorships to educational and support meetings Summer Camp --A residential, recreational and educational program for children and youths, ages 7-17, who have a bleeding disorder and their unaffected siblings "Hemosphere" newsletter --Published periodically offering education and information on foundation event and activities Web Site Cultural and Recreational Enrichment Scholarships (CARES) --Scholarship awards for cultural and recreational activities for children with hemophilia or von Willebrand disease, up to age 15

For the fiscal year ended June 30, 2015, Kentucky Hemophilia Foundation's program expenses were:

Patient & Family Services 209,896
Total Program Expenses: $209,896
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Chief Executive : Ursela Kamala, Executive Director

Chair of the Board: Elizabeth Hart
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: President

Board Size: 9

Paid Staff Size: 3

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Fund Raising


Method(s) Used:

Direct mail, invitations to fund raising events, print advertisements, grant proposals, internet, membership
Fund raising costs were 5% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $301,254, 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 Kentucky Hemophilia Foundation's draft audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2015.

Ending net assets as reported below include $154,034 in unrestricted net assets and $28,503 in temporarily restricted net assets.

Total assets as reported include $110,342 invested in building and equipment, net.

Source of Funds  
Grants and Contributions 214,670
Special Events, net 86,584
Other 1,355
Interest Income 42
Total Income $302,651


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 82%  Fund Raising: 6%  Administrative: 12% 

Total income $302,651
Program expenses $209,896
Fund raising expenses 15,420
Administrative expenses 30,334
Total expenses $255,650
Income in Excess of Expenses 47,001
Beginning net assets 135,536
Ending net assets 182,537
Total liabilities 84,398
Total assets $266,935

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