Lupus Foundation of America Texas Gulf Coast Chapter Inc.

Lupus Foundation of America Texas Gulf Coast Chapter Inc.

Houston, TX
Tax ID76-0112724

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About this organization






Education and medical research


Mission: The Lupus Foundation of America is the nation's leading non-profit voluntary health organization dedicated to lupus. Our mission is to improve the diagnosis and treatment of lupus, support individuals and families affected by the disease, increase awareness of the lupus among health professionals and the public, and the causes and cure. Community outreach and public awareness: The goal of the program is to increase knowledge about lupus among the professional and lay public. The program has four main components including: (1) distribution of nationally approved educational materials at various community health fairs and workplace events; (2) distribution of a quarterly newsletter and the nationally circulated LFA magazine, 'Lupus Now-; (3) facilitation of educational seminars, workshops and lecture professionals on topics pertaining to lupus; and (4) reaching public through various media outlets including PSA's. On average, the organization provides educational services to more than 600 chapter members and more than 3,700 lupus patients. The organization handles approximately 650 information and referral calls on an annual basis and distributes approximately 13,000 brochures and fact sheets annually. The organization utilizes an estimated 100 volunteers annually for this program

Interesting data from their 2019 990 filing

The filing sets forth the mission of the non-profit as “Education and medical research”.

When detailing its responsibilities, they were listed as: “Education and medical research”.

  • The state in which the non-profit is legally permitted to operate is TX.
  • The number of employees reported by the non-profit on their form as of 2019 is 5.
  • Does not operate a hospital.
  • Does not operate a school.
  • Does not collect art.
  • Does not provide credit counseling.
  • Does not have foreign activities.
  • Is not a donor advised fund.
  • Is not a private foundation.
  • Expenses are between $250,000 and $500,000.
  • Revenue is between $250,000 and $500,000.
  • Revenue less expenses is -$37,324.
  • The CEO compensation scheme within the organization is not based on a review and endorsement process by an independent body.
  • The organization has 13 independent voting members.
  • The organization was formed in 1984.
  • The organization has a written policy that addresses conflicts of interest.
  • The organization is required to file Schedule B.
  • The organization pays $220,621 in salary, compensation, and benefits to its employees.
  • The organization pays $31,537 in fundraising expenses.
  • The organization pays grants to individuals.
  • The organization has minutes of its meetings.
  • The organization has fundraising events.
  • The organization has grants to organizations.
  • The organization's financial statements were reviewed by an accountant.

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