African American Forum Inc in Lexington, Kentucky (KY)

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African American Forum Inc
Employer Identification Number (EIN)611299989
Name of OrganizationAfrican American Forum Inc
AddressPO BOX 2118, Lexington, KY 40588-2118
ActivitiesCommemorative event (centennial, festival, pageant, etc.)
SubsectionCharitable Organization
Ruling Date03/1997
DeductibilityContributions are deductible
FoundationOrganization that normally receives no more than one third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes
Exempt Organization StatusUnconditional Exemption
Tax Period06/2013
Assets$10,000 to $24,999
Income$25,000 to $99,999
Filing Requirement990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Asset Amount$15,596
Amount of Income$95,311
Form 990 Revenue Amount$95,311
National Taxonomy of Exempt Entities (NTEE)Arts, Culture and Humanities: Cultural, Ethnic Awareness

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Amount of income in 2013: $95,311 (it was $53,687 in 2012)
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Assets in 2013: $15,596 (it was $15,841 in 2012)
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Expenses in 2013: $95,585
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Income to expenses ratio in 2013: 1.0
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Grants share in income in 2013: 6.7%
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Financial snapshot ($)

Revenue for 2013

Support schedule

Revenue, Expenses, and Changes in Net Assets or Fund Balances
Total revenue$53,687$95,311
Contributions, gifts, grants, and similar amounts received$490$6,394
Program service revenue including government fees and contracts$52,539$88,162
Membership dues and assessments$0$0
Investment income$48$115
Gain/Loss from sale of assets other than inventory$0$0
Net income/loss from gaming and fundraising events$0$0
Gross profit/loss from sales of inventory$0$0
Other revenue$610$640
Total expenses$47,900$95,585
Total net assets$-68,161$-68,319
Excess/Deficit for the year$5,787$-274
Net assets or fund balances at beginning of year$-73,883$-68,161
Other changes in net assets or fund balances$-65$116
Net assets or fund balances at end of year$-68,319
Balance Sheets
Total assets$15,841$15,596
Total liabilities$84,002$83,915
Net assets or fund balances$-68,161$-68,319
Other Information
Did the organization engage in any significant activity not previously reported to the IRS?No
Were any significant changes made to the organizing or governing documents?No
Did the organization have unrelated business gross income of $1,000 or more during the year from business activitiesNoNo
Has the organization filed a Form 990-T for the year?No
Did the organization undergo a liquidation, dissolution, termination, or significant disposition of net assets during the year?No
Amount of political expenditures, direct or indirect$0
Did the organization file Form 1120-POL for this year?No
Did the organization borrow from, or make any loans to, any officer, director, trustee, or key employee or were any such loans made in a prior year and still outstanding at the end of the tax year covered by this return?No
Total amount involved$0
Initiation fees and capital contributions$0$0
Gross receipts for public use of club facilities$0$0
Did the organization engage in any section 4958 excess benefit transaction during the year, or did it engage in an excess benefit transaction in a prior year that has not been reported on any of its prior Forms 990 or 990-EZ?No
At any time during the tax year, was the organization a party to a prohibited tax shelter transaction?No
Reason for Public Charity Status (for 2013)
The organization is not a private foundation because it is:An organization that normally receives: (1) more than 33 1/3 % of its support from contributions, membership fees, and gross receipts from activities related to its exempt functions - subject to certain exceptions, and (2) no more than 33 1/3 % of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business taxable income (less section 511 tax) from businesses acquired by the organization after June 30, 1975
Number of organizations supported0
Sum of amounts of support$0
Support Schedule for Organizations Described in Section 509(a)(2) (for 2009 - 2013)
2009 - 2013 Total
Public support$470,588
Gifts, grants, contributions, and membership fees received$59,039
Gross receipts from admissions, merchandise sold or services performed, or facilities furnished in any activity that is related to the organization's tax-exempt purpose$411,549
Gross receipts from activities that are not an unrelated trade or business under section 513$0
Tax revenues levied for the organization's benefit and either paid to or expended on its behalf$0
The value of services or facilities furnished by a governmental unit to the organization without charge$0
Amounts received from disqualified persons$0
Amounts received from other than disqualified persons that exceed the greater of $5,000 or 1% of the total support$0
Total support$471,538
Public support$470,588
Gross income from interest, dividends, payments received on securities loans, rents, royalties and income from similar sources$950
Unrelated business taxable income (less section 511 taxes) from businesses acquired after June 30, 1975$0
Net income from unrelated business activities, whether or not the business is regularly carried on$0
Other income$0
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