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    ...Is this your nonprofit?

    ...501(c)(3) organization

    ...Donations are tax-deductible

    ...https://www.chicagoscholars.org/

    ...247 S STATE ST STE 700
    Chicago IL 60604-2054

    312-784-3300


    Chicago IL | IRS ruling year: 1997 | EIN: 36-4117530  

     

    We uniquely select, train, and mentor academically ambitious students from under-resourced communities to complete college and become the next generation of leaders  ... (More)

     


    Rating Information

    Good


    This charity's score is 85%, earning it a Three-Star rating. If this organization aligns with your passions and values, you can give with confidence.


    This overall score is calculated from multiple beacon scores: 32% Accountability & Finance, 50% Impact & Results, 7% Leadership & Adaptability, 10% Culture & Community. Learn more about our criteria and methodology.

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     Important note on the timeliness of ratings

    The IRS is significantly delayed in processing nonprofits' annual tax filings (Forms 990). As a result, the Accountability & Finance score for Chicago Scholars Foundation is outdated and the overall rating may not be representative of its current operations. Please check with the charity directly for any questions you may have.

    Rating Report

    • Impact & Results
    • Accountability & Finance
    • Culture & Community
    • Leadership & Adaptability
    Impact & Results
    Impact & ResultsAccountability & FinanceCulture & CommunityLeadership & Adaptability

     

    Impact & Results

     

    Chicago Scholars Foundation has earned a 75% for the Impact & Results beacon. See the metrics below for more information.

    This beacon estimates the actual impact a charity has on the lives of those it serves, and determines whether it is making good use of donor resources to achieve that impact.

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    Metrics
    ...Full Credit
      
    ...Partial Credit
      
    ...No Credit
      
    ...Not Applicable
    Rated Program
    Outcomes and Cost
    Impact and Determination

    Unscored Information


    Largest Programs



    Chicago Scholars Foundation reported its largest program on its FY 2019 Form 990 as:


    $3,810,518

    Spent in most recent FY

    100%

    Percent of program expenses


    College Program


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